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September 11, 2015
The University of Puerto Rico and University of Pennsylvania have been awarded a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to support their Partnership for Research and Education in Materials.
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September 11, 2015
Psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Texas at Austin have analyzed the steps involved in estimating how fast an object is moving—from light bouncing off the object, passing through the eye’s lens, hitting the retina, and transmitting information to the brain through...
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September 10, 2015
A new study, led by Professor of Sociology Jason Schnittker and published in the September issue of The Milbank Quarterly, finds that states with the highest incarceration rates experience significant declines in overall access to and quality of care.
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September 3, 2015
Professor of Political Science Marie Gottschalk was recently featured in Penn Gazette in an article focused on her research on mass incarceration. Below is an excerpt:
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September 2, 2015
Donald T. Regan Professor of English Charles Bernstein has been awarded the 2015 Janus Pannonius Grand Prize for Poetry.
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September 2, 2015
A team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Berkeley, is investigating whether dark energy is in fact hiding in the form of hypothetical particles. The results of an experiment published in Science narrow the search a thousand times compared to previous...
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September 1, 2015
University of Pennsylvania researchers will receive five of the 10 grants being awarded this year by the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, part of The Pittsburgh Foundation, which supports cutting-edge scientific research in chemistry, biology and physics at institutions across Pennsylvania.
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August 25, 2015
Professor Emerita of Anthropology Peggy Reeves Sanday has received the annual award for work on gender equity from the Committee on Gender Equity in Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association. Sanday will be presented with the award at the Association’s annual meeting in Denver this...
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August 21, 2015
Penn Arts and Sciences has appointed 24 new members to its standing faculty for the 2015-2016 academic year. The School is pleased to welcome:
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August 20, 2015
DNA is widely thought of as the building block of life. But what about RNA, its lesser-known counterpart?
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