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March 23, 2017
Ask someone which educational resources could make a sociological impact, and video games likely aren’t the first tools that come to mind.But Marcus T. Wright, undergraduate program and communications manager for the Department of Sociology, hopes to change that perspective with his new book,...
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March 21, 2017
On Friday, March 17, at International House Philadelphia, Penn launched its newly created Grad Ben Talks with a day of TED Talk-style presentations by Arts and Sciences graduate students. Participants presented to an audience of undergraduates, faculty, staff, and fellow graduate students.
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March 20, 2017
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to name Emilio A. Parrado the Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor of Sociology in Penn Arts and Sciences.
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March 20, 2017
The University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the online education platform Coursera, launched a specialization certificate program, “Foundations of Positive Psychology.”
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March 17, 2017
Depression looks different in every person, making it a challenge to ensure that each receives the appropriate care. Many patients get treatment too intensive for their condition while others don’t get enough.
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March 16, 2017
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to name Deborah Thomas the R. Jean Brownlee Term Professor in Penn Arts and Sciences.
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March 16, 2017
Researchers are investigating a new technology that, if proven, could lead to small, chip-size sensors capable of sensing molecules and detecting illnesses or even possibly the presence of viruses. The technology is focused on nanopores, tiny holes typically just a few nanometers across, 100,000...
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March 13, 2017
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu meets with Penn students and Fox Leadership program staff.
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March 9, 2017
When Michael Jones-Correa began looking at public opinion data published in the American National Election Study (ANES), he noticed one population missing: Latino immigrants. Now, he is working to help give them a voice.
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March 8, 2017
A new Penn Arts and Sciences program encourages faculty to explore innovative ways of applying their expertise and working with students to address societal challenges.
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