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May 16, 2013
In 1971 Penn faculty composer George Crumb wrote Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) for three masked players: electric flute, electric cello, and amplified piano. The piece has become a classic of 20th century music.
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May 16, 2013
The number of adults living beyond age 45 in the sub-Saharan African country of Malawi is growing rapidly, but according to a study by Penn and Malawian researchers, many of these older men and women experience physical illnesses or disabilities that limit their capacity to function normally.
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May 12, 2013
School of Arts and Sciences Class of 2013Sunday, May 12, 2013Student Speaker: Stephanie Lamb, C’13Guest Speaker: P. Roy Vagelos, C'50, HON'99; physician, businessman, and philanthropistRead more about the speakers here.
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May 7, 2013
Fellowships from the Simons Foundation will let two Penn professors pursue their research full time in the coming year—and in a happy coincidence, part of that research will be conducted together.
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May 7, 2013
Finding more efficient ways to accurately sequence genes is a top research priority right now.
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May 6, 2013
Deborah Thomas, Professor of Anthropology, John L. Jackson, Jr., Richard Perry University Professor of Communication and Anthropology and Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, and co-producer Junior “Gabu” Wedderburn have received funding from Penn’s Global Engagement Fund and the Ford Foundation
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May 3, 2013
Tukufu Zuberi, Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations in the department of Sociology, is curating two major exhibitions in Philadelphia this year.
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