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Can NBA Players Really Win the Lockout War on Twitter?

October 12, 2011

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.

Article Source: CNN

For Heart Health, Eating Well May Trump Genes

October 11, 2011

Nehal Mehta of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on how a healthy diet may overcome genetics.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Call It What It Is: Hate Speech

October 12, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine contributes an op-ed about hate speech in the Republican presidential-primary campaign.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Shortchanging Extracurriculars Mighty be Penny-Wise and Pound-Foolish

October 12, 2011

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her research on students’ involvement in activities as a predictor of success.

Article Source: Education Next

How to Untangle Any Conflict

October 10, 2011

Richard Shell of the Wharton School comments on how to settle conflicts.

Article Source: RealSimple.com
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 10, 2011

Penn Team Wins Entrepreneurial Innovation Award

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.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 7, 2011

Penn Physicists’ New Manufacturing Technique Means Higher Quality Nanotube Devices

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.

Legal Experts: Loughner’s Only Defense Is Insanity

October 1, 2011

Stephen Morse of the Law School and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the suspect in the U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords shooting.

Article Source: Associated Press

The Goal: A Nation of Chess Players – and Thinkers

October 2, 2011

Frances O’Connell Rust of the Graduate School of Education comments on how chess helped improve students’ cognitive capacities.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Foreclosures Are Killing Us

October 2, 2011

Julia Lynch of the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed about housing foreclosures.

Article Source: New York Times