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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 31, 2010

Penn’s Kelly Writers House Announces Spring 2011 Fellows

PHILADELPHIA – Three acclaimed writers have been tapped to serve as Spring 2011 Fellows at the University of Pennsylvania’s Kelly Writers House.

Novelist and non-fiction writer Susan Cheever will visit Penn’s campus Feb. 14-15, playwright Edward Albee March 21-22 and poetry critic Marjorie Perloff April 25-26 for evening readings and informal teaching sessions with young writers and aspiring writers and writer-critics.

Soul of invention

Brian Litt of the schools of Engineering and Applied Science and of Medicine wants to transform care for the brain and heart but is motivated by a less scientific realm: his soul. (Penn Engineering)

'I Am Hatred': What Turns Someone Into a Psycho-Killer?

August 25, 2010

Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine is cited for his neurological research on psychopathic behavior.

Article Source: “Nightline” (ABC News)

Gift From Trustee Endows Another Wharton Scholar

August 27, 2010

Trustee Robert Levy and Diane Levy donate $5 million for a Penn Integrates Knowledge professorship.

Administration to Appeal Ruling in Stem-Cell Case

August 24, 2010

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences says new stem-cell research laws will negatively impact ongoing studies.

Article Source: National Public Radio

Halt to U.S. Stem Cell Funding Likely to Derail Research, Scientists Say

August 24, 2010

Jonathan Moreno of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on new U.S. stem-cell research legislation.

Article Source: Bloomberg News
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460August 25, 2010

University of Pennsylvania-Led Study Identifies New Genetic Risk Factor for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

PHILADELPHIA –- An international study led by biologists and neuroscientists from the University of Pennsylvania has identified a new genetic risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

No Race Talk for a Month

August 23, 2010

John Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences authors a blog entry on race-fueled politics.

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Media Contact: | | August 25, 2010

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen

 

 

WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania

 

WHAT:            Move-in for Penn's Class of 2014

 

WHEN:            Sept. 2, 2010, 10:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:            Hill College House

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604August 25, 2010

UMR Coalition Praises Recovery Act’s Investment Impact on Science, Innovation and Technology

PHILADELPHIA –- A White House report analyzing the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on innovation, science and technology has drawn praise from United for Medical Research.