PHILADELPHIA, PA – Organizations entrusted with the evaluation of press freedom need to evolve to keep pace with new technologies for disseminating information, such as cell phones and other mobile communication devices, as well as evaluate their methodologies to ensure their ratings systems are valid and useful.
Technology & Engineering
Penn’s Jon M. Huntsman Hall is cited as an important architectural reference.
Adam Finkel and Cary Coglianese of the Law School comment on environmental energy safety regulations.
PHILADELPHIA –- A White House report analyzing the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on innovation, science and technology has drawn praise from United for Medical Research.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania came in at No. 19 –- up from No. 45 last year -- in the Sierra Club Magazine’s ranking of colleges it believes are doing the most for the planet.
Penn was cited particularly for its Green Fund program, which awards grants to faculty, staff or students for innovative sustainability proposals. According to the September/October issue of the magazine, “Penn spurs competition to help execute its Climate Action Plan.”
Researchers at of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are cited for research on smartphone password cracks.
Kenneth Foster of the School of Engineering and Applied Science discusses cell-phone health risks.