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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460December 13, 2010

New Penn Math Research Proves There’s Plenty of Time for Evolution

PHILADELPHIA -- A new mathematical model developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has offered even more evidence of the correctness of evolutionary theory.

Herbert Wilf, Penn’s Thomas A. Scott Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, and Warren Ewens, emeritus professor of biology, say their model directly challenges the long-standing contention among some doubters that evolution couldn't have happened because the small changes in species outlined by the theory simply would have taken too much time to be completed.

Professor Finds It Hard to Keep Silent on Race

December 7, 2010

John Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for his “race diet.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

How Weight Training Helps Cancer Treatment

December 8, 2010

Kathryn Schmitz of the School of Medicine comments on a study that illustrates how weightlifting can help prevent limb swelling after breast-cancer treatment.

Article Source: Chicago Tribune

Doctor’s Diagnosis Drew Laughs, but It Saved Woman’s Life

December 6, 2010

Josep Dalmau of the School of Medicine is cited for a study that helped identify a rare medical condition.

Article Source: Washington Post

Business Schools Tackle Social Media

December 7, 2010

Nancy Rothbard of the Wharton School is cited for collaborating on a research study about maintaining boundaries on social media Web sites.

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Battening Down the Hatches, Circling the Wagons: The WikiLeak Effect on the Public Diplomacy of Internet Advocacy

December 7, 2010

Monroe Price of the Annenberg School for Communication shares his perspective on the effects of the WikiLeaks.

Article Source: Huffington Post
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"Can" the Canned Food Drive for Effective Giving

Expert:

Katherina Rosqueta

Executive Director, Center for High-Impact Philanthropy

School of Social Policy & Practice

University of Pennsylvania

 

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