Jamal Elias of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how the burial of Osama Bin Laden’s body did not align with Islamic law.
Disposal of Bin Laden’s Body Departed From Strict Muslim Tradition, Says Philadelphia Religion Expert
PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania announced today that Bill Cosby will serve as the opening keynote speaker for its fourth biennial conference, “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” June 8 at 9 a.m. at Penn’s Wharton School.
PHILADELPHIA — New psychology research at the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates a correlation between a test-taker’s motivation and performance on an IQ test and, more important, between that performance and a person’s future success.
Philliebot, the pitching robot built by the GRASP laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is featured.
PHILADELPHIA — Three panelists from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will host a discussion at the 2011 Albert M. Greenfield Memorial Lecture, “Mandates, Models and Methods, Oh My!: A Strategic Look at the Essential Components of Early Childhood Education,” Wednesday, April 27, 4-5:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, 202 S. 36th St.
PHILADELPHIA – One of the world’s earliest online poetry and poetics magazines, Jacket, which ceased publication last year, now has a new home at the University of Pennsylvania and a new name, Jacket2.
When Jacket was first published in 1997, the Guardian hailed “Jacket” as “the prince of online poetry magazines.”
Law Dean Michael Fitts explains that cross-disciplinary legal education is important because “great lawyers must have skills and insights in the various fields in which their clients operate.” (Penn Law: Our News & Stories)
Andrew Atzert of the Wharton School comments on the blending of face-to-face and technological components in online learning.