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.
Penn Nursing welcomes Major John L. Harrison (U.S. Air Force, Ret.), one of the original Tuskegee Airmen. In honor of Black History Month, this event is open to the public.
Building Fit Minds Under Stress: Penn Neuroscientists Examine the Protective Effects of Mindfulness Training
A University of Pennsylvania-led study in which training was provided to a high-stress U.S. military group preparing for deployment to Iraq has demonstrated a positive link between mindfulness training, or MT, and improvements in mood and working memory.
"This Is Not an Invitation to Rape Me," which opens at the University of Pennsylvania on Feb. 18, is an art exhibit designed to address the idea that, when a woman is raped, she asked for it, deserved it or wanted it.
A pair of University of Pennsylvania seniors and a Penn alumna are among 29 Gates Cambridge Scholarship winners from the United States.
University of Pennsylvania Material Scientists Turn Light Into Electrical Current Using a Golden Nanoscale System
Material scientists at the Nano/Bio Interface Center have created a system, using nano-sized molecules of gold, that induces and projects electrical current across molecules, similar to that of photovoltaic solar cells.
University of Pennsylvania Joins Consortium to Speed Access to Affordable Medicines in the Developing World
"Academic research institutions have an important obligation to promote the broad dissemination of investigator discoveries for the betterment of all global communities, " Penn's vice provost for research, Steven J. Fluharty, said.