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Feeling Out of Control? Why Certain Products Make You Feel Better

September 21, 2011

Keisha Cutright of the Wharton School is highlighted for her research about people’s personal control.

Article Source: Time

College Athletes Should Get Paid, but How?

September 20, 2011

Kenneth Shropshire of the Wharton School shares his perspective on college athletes being compensated.

Article Source: Atlantic

Art Meets Medicine: For CHOP Patients, Portraits Are Treatment

September 12, 2011

Linton Whitaker, Scott Bartlett and David Sarwer of the Perelman School of Medicine are highlighted for their contributions to the “Face to Face” exhibit.

Article Source: Philadelphia Magazine

For HIV Counselor, Prevention Begins With Self-Esteem

September 19, 2011

Anne Teitelman of the School of Nursing comments on her study of HIV prevention.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 19, 2011

Penn Researchers Develop New Technique for Filling Gaps in Fossil Record

PHILADELPHIA — University of Pennsylvania evolutionary biologists have resolved a long-standing paleontological problem by reconciling the fossil record of species diversity with modern DNA samples.

Penn Researchers Work to Make Federal Agents’ Radio More Secure

September 19, 2011

Matt Blaze and Sandy Clark of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for their work in securing federal agents’ radios.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Prepare Yourself, Natural Disasters Will Only Get Worse

September 15, 2011

Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School writes about preparing for the future of natural disasters.

Article Source: Washington Post
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 16, 2011

Penn’s Social Impact of the Arts Project Receives Funds From NEA Philanthropies for Arts Geo-Database

PHILADELPHIA — The Social Impact of the Arts Project, a research project at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice in collaboration with The Reinvestment Fund and the City of Philadelphia, has received $250,000 in matching funds from ArtPlace, a consortium of national foundations, federal agencies and corporations. 

What If the Secret to Success Is Failure?

September 14, 2011

Angela Duckworth and Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences are spotlighted.

Article Source: New York Times

Beyond Vaccine Politics to Biopolitics

September 14, 2011

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on the “era of biopolitics.”

Article Source: Huffington Post