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.
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.
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.
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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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.
Anthony DeCurtis of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about rap artist Kanye West and the discussions he provokes in DeCurtis’ pop culture and arts criticism course.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions comments on the new SAT and says the performance of first-time test takers will determine which version of the test is better.
Olivia Mitchell and Donald Keim of the Wharton School are featured for their collaborative research on simplifying the choices offered when selecting a retirement savings plan.
A new book co-authored by Scott Barry Kaufman of the School of Arts & Sciences is reviewed.
Daniel Langleben of the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for studying ways in which neural activity can signify lying.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about young supporters of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.