Eric Rabe of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how social media are used to gain attention in the NBA lockout negotiations.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her research on students’ involvement in activities as a predictor of success.
PHILADELPHIA — The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected a University of Pennsylvania team as a member of its inaugural class of NSF Innovation Corps awards. The I-Corps Awards recognize research that has the potential for commercial applications and connects scientists to entrepreneurial resources.
PHILADELPHIA -- Major advances in materials science and nanotechnology promise to revolutionize electronic devices with unprecedented strength and conductivity, but those promises can’t be fulfilled if the devices can’t be consistently manufactured.
Stephen Morse of the Law School and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the suspect in the U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords shooting.
Frances O’Connell Rust of the Graduate School of Education comments on how chess helped improve students’ cognitive capacities.