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Severe Conservatism Syndrome

February 12, 2012

Mark Liberman of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on usual uses of the word “severely.”

Article Source: New York Times

Making Good Citizenship Fun

February 13, 2012

Kevin Volpp of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is cited for helping conduct an experiment to urge the employees at a health-care management company undertake a health risk assessment.

Article Source: New York Times

Red Tails: A Missed Opportunity

February 13, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her views on the movie Red Tails, based on the history of the Tuskegee Airmen.

Babies Understand Words From 6 Months Old, Scientists Say

February 14, 2012

Daniel Swingley of the School of Arts and Sciences is spotlighted for research about language acquisition in infants.

Article Source: Fox News
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820February 13, 2012

Penn’s Med Ed Teaches Those Who Teach America’s Doctors

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine have launched Med Ed, a program to enhance the teaching abilities of those who teach America’s doctors. 

The collaborative program targeting educational leaders in academic medicine will begin in August.

It’s the Economy, Honey

February 11, 2012

Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers of the Wharton School are featured as experts on “lovenomics.”

Article Source: New York Times

Penn Class Teaches Students How to Live Like Monks

February 12, 2012

Justin McDaniel of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for his course on monastic life and asceticism.

Article Source: Associated Press

Video: Swarm of Mosquitoes? Nope, a Quad Rotor

February 8, 2012

Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for work on flying robots.

Article Source: WCAU-TV (Philadelphia)

Danaher Investors Challenge Delaware-Only Lawsuit Rules

February 9, 2012

Jill Fisch of the Law School comments on litigating business disputes in Delaware where the majority of Fortune 500 companies are incorporated.

Article Source: Bloomberg

Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say

February 9, 2012

Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on his research studying the connection between education and family economic status.

Article Source: New York Times