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February 25, 2016
In the criminal justice world, there’s an ongoing debate about whether to increase the age of majority, the point at which an adolescent can no longer be tried in the juvenile legal system and instead must be tried as an adult. Advocates of raising this threshold say it’s unfair to process...
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February 23, 2016
Richard Berk, a professor of criminology and statistics in Penn Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School, and Susan B.
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February 22, 2016
Four Penn Arts and Sciences seniors and three alumni have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom. The scholarship recipients are:
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February 18, 2016
A senior and an alumna of the College of Arts and Sciences at Penn have both won 2016 Gates Cambridge Scholarships to pursue graduate degrees at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Lucia Calthorpe, C'16, and Morgan Seag, C'08, are among 35 United States citizens selected and are the...
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February 18, 2016
Barbara Savage, a historian and the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Head of the Department of Africana Studies, was recently featured twice as a guest lecturer at Oxford University.
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February 5, 2016
Dorothy Roberts and Sarah Tishkoff have coauthored a perspective piece published this week in the journal Science that calls for an end to the use of genetic concepts of race in biological research.
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February 5, 2016
The University of Pennsylvania and the Tau Chapter of Psi Upsilon have announced the creation of the Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III Memorial Scholarship to provide financial support to an undergraduate in the College of Arts and Sciences who would otherwise be unable to meet the cost of a Penn...
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February 4, 2016
Founded in 2014, Fox Leadership International equips and empowers Penn students and recent alumni for present and future roles as ethical and effective 21st century global leaders.Watch the video below:Fox Leadership International: Penn Students Following in Franklin's Global Footsteps
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January 20, 2016
It’s not easy to change people’s minds on political issues. That’s one of the lessons Diana Mutz, Samuel A. Stouffer Professor of Political Science and Communication, wanted to impart to the undergraduates in her Media and Politics class. It’s even harder still when your tool for persuasion is a 30...
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