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March 27, 2015
The Penn Program in Single Cell Biology (PPSCB) is a new effort by faculty members Junhyong Kim, Patricia M. Williams Term Professor in Biology, and James Eberwine, Elmer Holmes Bobst Professor of Pharmacology in the Perelman School of Medicine. The PPSCB focuses on individual cell biology.
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March 25, 2015
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to announce the naming of three faculty members to endowed chairs in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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March 25, 2015
On March 22, the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania and Governing, the publication of record for state and local leaders, hosted the Fourth Annual Public Policy Challenge National Invitational at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
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March 12, 2015
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have devised a way of mass-producing metamaterials, which are structures that have physical properties not found in nature. Recent chemistry Ph.D. graduate and lead author Zhaoxia Qian worked with Assistant Professor of Chemistry Zahra Fakhraai and...
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March 10, 2015
Penn Arts and Sciences has established a new undergraduate minor in psychoanalytic studies, making it one of the few schools in the world to offer this opportunity.
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March 10, 2015
In a study published in Nature Communications, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Douglas Jerolmack reveals his new model for predicting riverbed erosion. Theoretical models, which use principles of physics to predict patterns of sediment transport in rivers, have rarely...
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February 27, 2015
In a study published in the journal Nature Communications, a research team led by Professor of Physics and Astronomy Charlie Johnson revealed a new technique for making molybdenum disulfide, a potential graphene competitor.
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February 27, 2015
Jocelyn Perry, C’13, has won a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a graduate degree at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. She is among 40 U.S. recipients of Gates Cambridge Scholarships this year.
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February 24, 2015
George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology Dorothy Roberts has been awarded an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) fellowship for her book project Interracial Marriage and Racial Equality in Chicago. For nearly 90 years ACLS has provided fellowships for scholars in the...
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February 23, 2015
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Zahra Fakhraai has received a Sloan Research Fellowship. Since 1955, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has granted yearly fellowships to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as the next generation of scientific leaders.
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