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April 10, 2015
Four University of Pennsylvania physics and astronomy professors, along with their students and post-docs, will soon be returning to the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) to continue their research. They were a vital part of the Higgs boson breakthrough...
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April 7, 2015
Some songs just get stuck in our heads, but a song written by Danny DiIulio, C'15, for some homesick college students touched hearts and is helping to build lasting relationships between Penn and China.  
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April 2, 2015
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Grant Frame, an associate professor of Near Eastern languages and civilizations, a two-year $250,000 grant for his Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian Period Project (RINAP).
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March 31, 2015
In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Penn Arts and Sciences and Swarthmore College demonstrate new configurations for water-based liquid crystals.
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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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