Andrew Newberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for his study of meditation and prayer in relation to personal health.
Jonah Berger of the Wharton School is cited for his research on polling location and its influence on the way people vote on particular issues.
PHILADELPHIA -- Fueled by coffee, Red Bull and lots of free food, 180 students took part in the 2012 PennApps hackathon Jan. 13-15 for nearly 48 sleep-deprived hours of computer coding.
PHILADELPHIA -- Over many generations, people living in the high-altitude regions of the Andes or on the Tibetan Plateau have adapted to life in low-oxygen conditions. Living with such a distinct and powerful selective pressure has made these populations a textbook example of evolution in action, but exactly how their genes convey a survival advantage remains an open question.
WHO: Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the International Relations Program at the University of Pennsylvania
Diplomatic Courier Magazine and United Nations University
WHAT: 2011 Global Think Tanks Rankings
Researchers from the Graduate School of Education are cited for their study of Washington state’s higher-education system.
Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education writes an op-ed about Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget plan.