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March 8, 2017
Last summer Brendan O’Leary, Lauder Professor of Political Science, was in Ireland researching and writing his forthcoming book, tentatively titled Understanding Northern Ireland: Passages from Colonialism to Consociation and Confederation, 1603-2017, when the BREXIT referendum television broadcast...
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March 7, 2017
A dendritic molecule is one that grows by branching in several directions from its center core. At each branching point, the molecule branches again into a new generation. These molecules can be used for a broad range of biomedical applications, including gene and drug delivery.
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March 6, 2017
One Penn Arts and Sciences alumna and five College seniors have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom. The scholarship recipients are:
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March 5, 2017
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to announce two endowed term chair appointments in Penn Arts and Sciences.
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February 28, 2017
When political scientist Michael Jones-Correa, a professor of political science, began looking at public opinion data published in the American National Election Study, he noticed one population missing: Latino immigrants. Now, he is working to help give them a voice.
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February 27, 2017
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are investigating a counterintuitive process called allostery that occurs in proteins by studying an analogous process in a macroscopic mechanical network.Their research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could lead to a...
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February 23, 2017
Teenagers who self-report feeling drowsy mid-afternoon also tend to exhibit more anti-social behavior such as lying, cheating, stealing and fighting. Now, research from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of York, in the United Kingdom, shows that those same teens are 4.5 times more...
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February 21, 2017
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to name two faculty members to endowed chairs in Penn Arts and Sciences.
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February 17, 2017
Penn Arts and Sciences has named 20 students from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Liberal and Professional Studies, and the Graduate Division as Dean’s Scholars. This honor is presented annually to students who exhibit exceptional academic performance and intellectual promise.
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February 17, 2017
Since the 2016 election, scores of women across the nation have enlisted in political campaign training programs like Emerge America and Ready to Run. Dawn Teele, an assistant professor of political science, is gathering their data to understand why some women throw their hats in the ring while...
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