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Penn Museum to Host First Philadelphia Talk and Booksigning for “Priceless”

PHILADELPHIA—The Wall Street Journal called him "a living legend."  The London Times dubbed him "the most famous art detective in the world."

Beer Made 9,000 Years Back in China Recreated

June 4, 2010

Patrick McGovern of Penn Museum and the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for his re-creation of ancient brews.

Article Source: Sify News (India)

Genes Set Jews Apart, Study Finds

June 3, 2010

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the largest study ever conducted of what it means genetically to be Jewish.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Video: Quadcopter UAV Careens Through Extremely Tight Spaces Autonomously

June 4, 2010

The School of Engineering and Applied Science’s GRASP lab showcases its Quadcopter UAV.

Article Source: Popular Science

On the brink of a new technological standard

The stage is set for a radical transformation of the electronics industry, and Cherie Kagan of Electrical and Systems Engineering and Materials Science has a leading role.

The complex art of green architecture

At the T. C. Chan Center, Ali Malkawi and staff are focusing on ways to create buildings for the future that are complex but also energy efficient.

Masters of disaster

At Wharton's Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, researchers are investigating why humans do such a poor job planning for, and learning from, catastrophes.

Penn's rich poetry legacy

With prominent authors and scholars on faculty, the well-known Kelly Writers House and the emergence of a robust spoken word scene, Penn has become a hub of modernist poetry and poetics.

Data Shows African Population History

May 27, 2010

Sarah Tishkoff of the School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for her genetics work in Africa.

Article Source: RedOrbit

Degrees of happiness

In Penn's intensive one-year master’s program in applied positive psychology, students learn how to “add to the tonnage of happiness in the world.”