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December 15, 2015
In a new study in Scientific Reports, Penn researchers use an innovative technique to date one of Antarctica’s ancient lake deposits. They found that the deposits have remained frozen for at least the last 14 million years, suggesting that the surrounding region, the East Antarctic Ice Sheet (EAIS...
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December 14, 2015
Fox Nanjing Fellows (left to right): Gabe Mickel, Keegan Trainor, Lenny Wainstein, Josh Bramble, Feimei Zeng, Mengya Qiu, Kaitlyn Ugoretz, and Xingchen Liu.
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December 11, 2015
David M. Silfen, C’66, chairman of Penn Arts and Sciences’ Board of Overseers and vice-chair of the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees, died on November 28.
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December 9, 2015
Xingting Gong, a 2015 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences, was a finalist for this year’s LeRoy Apker Award, given by the American Physical Society to recognize outstanding achievements in physics by undergraduate students, and thereby provide encouragement to young physicists who have...
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December 5, 2015
Meredith Tamminga, an assistant professor in linguistics and director of the University’s Language Variation and Cognition Lab, and Jami Fisher, a linguistics lecturer and Penn’s ASL Program coordinator, are working to document what they’re calling the Philadelphia "accent" of American Sign...
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December 1, 2015
The Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities bridges disciplines.
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December 1, 2015
Junhyong Kim and his collaborators pursue innovation in a sea of data.
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December 1, 2015
The Continued Long-Term Consequences of Mass Incarceration in the United States
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December 1, 2015
by Sacha AdornoPhoto courtesy of Jean Lee
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December 1, 2015
Before you set out for your next hike, make sure you bring sturdy boots, ample water, and an understanding of the cognitive underpinnings of your sense of direction.
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