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Bioprogressive America

June 9, 2011

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

Article Source: Democracy
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | | 215-898-4820June 7, 2011

Penn’s Field Center to Unveil New Child-Welfare Technology at “One Child, Many Hands” Conference

PHILADELPHIA — The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania is unveiling a prototype for its Information Portability Project during its fourth biennial “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” Wednesday, June 8-10, at Penn’s Wharton School.

Animals and humans

Veterinary-medicine student LaTasha Crawford writes about the interests that are drawing her into a career in translational research as she works toward both V.M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. (Bellwether)

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604June 6, 2011

Penn Researchers Develop Biological Circuit Components, New Microscope Technique for Measuring Them

PHILADELPHIA — Electrical engineers have long been toying with the idea of designing biological molecules that can be directly integrated into electronic circuits. University of Pennsylvania researchers have developed a way to form these structures so they can operate in open-air environments, and, more important, have developed a new microscope technique that can measure the electrical properties of these and similar devices.

How Advances Will Alter the Medical Landscape

June 6, 2011

William Hanson of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses how the medical profession has changed due to medical advances.

Article Source: Boston Globe

PhillyDeals: Will U.S. Bust Bank Bad Guys, or Grab the Cash and Run?

June 5, 2011

William Laufer of the Wharton School comments on corporate criminal law.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | | 215-898-4820May 26, 2011

Nine Finalists to Compete June 9 in Milken-Penn GSE’s Second Annual Education Business Plan Competition

PHILADELPHIA — Innovative solutions to recurring problems in education will take center stage at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education on June 9 when entrepreneurs compete in the second annual Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition, the only business plan competition specifically aimed at stimulating educational entrepreneurship and using innovation to improve education.

The finalists and their projects are:

Commentary: Clueless in America

May 23, 2011

Dean Michael X. Delli Carpini of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for his research and book, “What Americans Know about Politics and Why It Matters.”

Article Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Democrats Distort Newt Gingrich’s Medicare Comments – Again

May 20, 2011

Brooks Jackson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s is cited for addressing tactics used in ads about Medicare.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Decision making

In a video, Barbara Mellers, a PIK professor in Psychology and Wharton, says “most of the problems...we face...will have quite complex interdisciplinary answers.” (Wharton Magazine)