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January 30, 2013
Two SAS students and two alumni have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom. The recipients are:
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January 29, 2013
M. Susan Lindee has been appointed the Janice and Julian Bers Professor of History and Sociology of Science in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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January 25, 2013
China's internet censorship is notorious, earning its state-run web security technology the nickname The Great Firewall of China. What better environment to study the effects of social media?
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January 24, 2013
Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, an associate professor in Penn’s Department of Anthropology, and Maren Huck, a former postdoctoral fellow in his laboratory and now a professor at the University of Derby in the United Kingdom, have found evidence that owl monkeys who opt for multiple partners produce fewer...
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January 24, 2013
Assistant Professor of English Salamishah Tillet sat down with Penn Current to talk about the derivation of her name, her thoughts on Django Unchained, and her quest to end violence against women and girls.
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January 24, 2013
First-year student Remy Manzi recounts his memories of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, his journey Stateside and his time studying at Penn.
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January 23, 2013
Emilio Parrado, professor of sociology and director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named one of the Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos.
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January 18, 2013
In a study published in the physics journal Physical Review Letters, Arjun Yodh, director of the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter, and his team built upon their previous research on the “coffee-ring effect,” a commonplace occurrence when drops of liquid with suspended particles...
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January 17, 2013
Steven Fluharty will take over as Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences on July 1.
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January 16, 2013
Jason Schnittker, an associate professor of sociology, studies the psychiatric disorders in inmates.
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