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Self-affirmation Can Boost Acceptance of Health Advice, Penn-led Study Finds
February 2, 2015
A new discovery shows how a simple intervention—self-affirmation—can open our brains to accept advice that is hard to hear.  
Rosario Dawson Headlines MLK Lecture in Social Justice at Penn Jan. 20
January 14, 2015
On Jan. 20, the Center for Africana Studies presents the 14th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture in Social Justice.
Penn President Amy Gutmann to Welcome Incoming Freshmen
August 19, 2014
WHO:            Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen WHAT:          Move-in for Penn's Class of 2018 WHEN:          Aug. 22, 2014, 11am
Demographics Drive Fitness Partner Decisions Online, Penn Study Finds
June 5, 2014
Who would you rather have as a fitness partner: a paragon of athleticism and dedication who could motivate you to exceed your current level of fitness or an equal, with whom you could exchange tips and encouragement on the road to better health?
Michael X. Delli Carpini’s Term Extended as Dean of Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication
May 14, 2014
Michael X. Delli Carpini, professor of communication and Walter H. Annenberg Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, has agreed to an extension of his term as dean until June 30, 2018. 
LabTV Showcases Penn Researchers and Student Filmmakers
May 6, 2014
A series of videos produced by student filmmakers at the University of Pennsylvania has put young biomedical researchers around campus in the spotlight.
Penn and CHOP Researchers Track Working Memory From Childhood Through Adolescence
May 1, 2014
Working memory, the ability to hold information in your mind, think about it and use it to guide behavior, develops through childhood and adolescence and is key for successful performance at school and work. Previous research with young children has documented socioeconomic disparities in performance on tasks of working memory.
Expanding Minds, Improving Language Skills ‘at Home’ at Penn
April 14, 2014
The classroom is not the only place at the University of Pennsylvania where a student can learn a language. Gregory College House’s residential modern languages program offers five “language houses” where students can enjoy new cultural experiences and improve their language proficiency.
Public Policy Visiting Fellow, jointly sponsored by Annenberg and the PWPPI
March 25, 2014
The Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative and the Annenberg School for Communication are pleased to announce their collaboration on a new undertaking: a Public Policy Visiting Fellows program.