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How Wifi Is Reinventing Our City

July 15, 2011

Keith Hampton of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for his research on how people with mobile devices are utilizing urban spaces.

Article Source: Time

Audio: Philly Jazz Saxophonist Odean Pope

July 15, 2011

Christos Ballas of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses bipolar disorder treatment.

Article Source: WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Audio: They’ve Lost Their Senses

July 4, 2011

Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses her work with haptic technology and improving the use of sensory receptors in skin.

Pumpkin Pie: Provocative or Just Tasty?

July 13, 2011

Johan Lundstrom of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “In almost all species, it’s the female who is picking her partner.”

Article Source: New York Times

How Technology Makes Us Better Social Beings

July 11, 2011

Keith Hampton of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for his views on the positive ways technology and social networking affect our lives.

Article Source: Smithsonian Magazine
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Penn’s Social Impact of the Arts Project, Philadelphia Receive $250,000 for Arts Mapping

PHILADELPHIA — The Social Impact of the Arts Project, housed at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice, is teaming with the City of Philadelphia to build and launch a Creative Assets Mapping Database, a Web tool that allows users to monitor growth in creative assets and determine their civic, economic and social impacts.

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Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658July 12, 2011

Penn’s Environmental Toxicology Center Part of Group to Analyze Post-Spill Seafood Safety

PHILADELPHIA — Penn's Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology (CEET), is part of a consortium that has been awarded $7.85 million from National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) to determine seafood safety following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

What the WHO’s Cellphone-Cancer Statement Really Means

June 3, 2011

Kenneth Foster of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is interviewed about his research on health and radio-frequency energy.

Article Source: Tech Talk

Weigh the Value of a Summer Business Program

July 11, 2011

Jesse Reich, a student in the School of Arts and Sciences, comments on attending a summer business program, as a nonbusiness major.

Article Source: U.S. News & World Report

Audio: Childhood Trauma Has Far-Reaching Effects

July 11, 2011

Steven Berkowitz of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses the relationship between childhood trauma and behavioral and physical problems later in life.