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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 16, 2011

Penn’s Social Impact of the Arts Project Receives Funds From NEA Philanthropies for Arts Geo-Database

PHILADELPHIA — The Social Impact of the Arts Project, a research project at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice in collaboration with The Reinvestment Fund and the City of Philadelphia, has received $250,000 in matching funds from ArtPlace, a consortium of national foundations, federal agencies and corporations. 

What If the Secret to Success Is Failure?

September 14, 2011

Angela Duckworth and Martin Seligman of the School of Arts and Sciences are spotlighted.

Article Source: New York Times

Beyond Vaccine Politics to Biopolitics

September 14, 2011

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

Article Source: Huffington Post

The Minority Teacher Shortage: Fact or Fable?

September 1, 2011

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his perspective on the shortage of minority teachers.

Article Source: Education Week
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 14, 2011

Penn Research Team Hosts Interactive Exhibit on Climate Change and Urban Space for “Parking Day”

WHO:    University of Pennsylvania faculty, graduate and undergraduate members of Partnerships for International Research and Education Mongolia and School of Arts and Sciences staff

WHAT:    Scientists transform a parking space into an interactive exhibit on Mongolian climate change research

WHEN:    Sept. 16, 2011
                9 a.m to 3 p.m.

Offer of Soda-Industry Funds Fell Flat, as It Should Have

September 14, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says that Philadelphia has become “ground zero in beverage wars.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Pa. Judge Rules Health Care Provision Unconstitutional

September 13, 2011

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on the Constitution’s commerce clause.

Article Source: CNN

Economists Show Support for Obama Job-Growth Plan

September 9, 2011

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on President Obama’s job-growth plan.

Article Source: Associated Press

Lawmakers Consider Bankruptcy ‘Forum Shopping’

September 8, 2011

David Skeel of the Law School comments on bankruptcy legislation.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658September 8, 2011

Penn's Jonathan Moreno: 'Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?'

In his Sept. 8 Slate.com column, titled “Can Brain Research Keep Us Safe?” Penn’s Jonathan Moreno ponders if neuroscience research, or “neurosecurity,” can aid anti-terrorism efforts in a post-9/11 world.
 
Moreno is a Penn Integrates Knowledge professor with joint appointments in the Perelman School of Medicine’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and the School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of History and Sociology of Science. He holds the David and Lyn Silfen University Professorship of Ethics.