Michael C. Horowitz, an associate professor of political science and the associate director of Penn’s Perry World House, will testify in front of the U.S. House Armed Forces subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces, Thursday, Feb. 11.
Camille Z. Charles believes that where you live influences everything that happens to you and sets you up for the rest of your life. Before joining the University of Pennsylvania faculty in 1998, Charles, a scholar of racial inequality, was conducting research on minority students at elite universities. She found that those who came from segregated neighborhoods weren’t faring as well academically as their white peers.
A technological revolution that has made three-dimensional imaging of the teeth and jaws easier and safer has ushered in a transformation of practice in the dental clinic.
Two University of Pennsylvania professors are coauthors, along with two other scholars, on a perspective piece published this week in the journal Science that calls for an end to the use of genetic concepts of race in biological research.
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C. Brian Rose of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Museum discusses objects on display from early excavations of the Gordion site and says, “In those days, archaeologists dug enormous tracts of land in an effort to make sensational discoveries in as short a time as possible.”
Adam Grant of the Wharton School comments on identifying which type of failure you are afraid of when considering becoming an entrepreneur.
Penn’s community engagement, particularly in west Philadelphia, is mentioned.
Undergraduate students Megan Foo of the Wharton School and Nelson Dong of the School of Arts & Sciences co-author a blog post about their experiences covering the 2016 Wharton China Business Forum.
Research on the fresh start effect co-authored by Katherine Milkman and Jason Riis and doctoral student Hengchen Dai of the Wharton School is cited.
Mark Schutta and Rhondalyn Forde-McLean of the Perelman School of Medicine are quoted about the effects of diabetes on heart health and the increased risk for cardiovascular disease.
Jack Ludmir of the Perelman School of Medicine is highlighted for spending the last several weeks in Colombia helping control the Zika outbreak.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is quoted about The Center for Minority Serving Institutions launching a new program called Pathways to the Professoriate.