Two Penn GSE Professors Honored as AERA Fellows for Outstanding Accomplishments in Education Research
Nancy Hornberger and Yasmin Kafai from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education have been named Fellows of the American Educational Research Association for their contributions to education research.
Researchers created a miniature river delta that replicates flooding patterns seen in natural rivers, resulting in a mathematical model capable of aiding in the prediction of the next catastrophic flood.
David S. Roos, the E. Otis Kendall Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania, is among 78 microbiologists elected to fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in True Green Fashion With RecycleMania Seminar: "Innovation in Recycling"
Learn how businesses go green at St. Patrick's Day seminar Wednesday at Penn's Wharton School.
Penn Center for Africana Studies Hosts Ramsey Lewis as Artist in Residence for Series of Public Master Classes
Jazz legend Ramsey Lewis will be the Spring 2010 Artist in Residence for the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Africana Studies. The composer and pianist will visit Penn's campus March 17-19.
Double Agents: Penn Researchers Identify Immune Cells That Fight Parasites May Promote Allergies and Asthma
Millions of people in both the developing and developed world may benefit from new immune-system research findings from Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine.
Three professors in the University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science have received National Science Foundation Career Awards for junior investigators.
In a ceremony today on Peking University's campus, the University of Pennsylvania and Peking University announced an agreement recognizing shared academic interests between the two universities.
The University of Pennsylvania and Tsinghua University today announced agreements to build upon research and academic collaborations between the two schools.
Shaun Harper, an assistant professor in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been honored with the Outstanding Contribution to Research Award by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators at its annual conference.
Five young scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows for 2010.
University of Pennsylvania Joins International Collaboration in Government/Academics to Research "Soft Matter"
The agreement with specialty chemical producer Rhodia and the French National Center for Scientific Research will focus on developing new, sustainable technologies in the field of soft condensed matter, a science at the interface of chemistry, biology, physics and nanotechnology.
Nanotechnologists From the University of Pennsylvania Collaborate to Form Near-Frictionless Diamond Material
Mechanical engineers have fabricated an ultra sharp, diamond-like carbon tip possessing such high strength that it is 3,000 times more wear-resistant at the nanoscale than silicon. The end result is a diamond-like carbon material mass-produced at the nanoscale that doesn't wear.
Penn Nursing Hosts "Cities and Women's Health: Global Perspectives" to Tackle Modern Urban Health Issues
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, with the International Congress of Women's Health issues will host "Cities and Women's Health: Global Perspectives," Wednesday, April 7, through Friday, April 9, at Penn Nursing's Claire M. Fagin Hall.
The Honorable Jon M. Huntsman Jr., U.S. ambassador to China, will deliver the address at the University of Pennsylvania's 254th commencement on Monday, May 17.
23rd Annual Women of Color Day at Penn to Feature Conference on Generational Poverty, Awards Luncheon
Penn's 23rd annual Women of Color Day will celebrate women of color at the University, the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Presbyterian Hospital and Pennsylvania Hospital.
Penn Marks First Anniversary of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act With $171 Million in Research Funding
On the first anniversary of the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the University of Pennsylvania has received more than $171 million in awards that fund more than 348 studies in gene therapy, robotics, public education, neurological disorders, the origins of cardiovascular disease and more.
Penn's Center for the Advanced Study of India Receives $2 Million Dollar Grant From the Government of India
The University of Pennsylvania today announced a $2 million dollar grant from the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs of the Government of India to support Penn's Center for the Advanced Study of India, which will conduct research on international migration from India.
The International Art Critics Association (AICA/USA) has awarded the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania the First Place award for Best Show in a University Gallery for Dirt on Delight: Impulses that Form Clay, organized by curators Ingrid Schaffner and Jenelle Porter, with art historian Glenn Adamson.