PHILADELPHIA -- Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the University of Pennsylvania are among five scientists awarded the 2010 Europhysics Prize of the European Physical Society Condensed Matter Division for the theoretical prediction and experimental observation of the quantum spin Hall effect and topological insulators.
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The appointment was announced by John Easton, director of the U. S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.
President Amy Gutmann participates in a Q&A concerning her role on President Obama’s bioethics commission.
Former President Sheldon Hackney is profiled.
PHILADELPHIA -- Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, accepted the Benjamin E. Mays Award from A Better Chance in New York yesterday in recognition of Penn’s no-loan financial-aid program and commitment to diversity and access and for Gutmann’s scholarship on democratic education.