Penn Celebrates Opening of the Stephen A. Levin Building: A New Hub for the Neural and Behavioral Sciences
The University of Pennsylvania officially opened the Stephen A. Levin Building with a dedication ceremony on April 14. The six-story, $68.6-million, 78,000-square-foot building integrates psychology, biology and behavioral sciences under one roof with research laboratories, teaching facilities and space for students to collaborate and study.
By analyzing accounts of awe that result from seeing Earth from space, David Yaden and Johannes Eichstaedt of the University of Pennsylvania delve deep into the psychology of astronauts.
University of Pennsylvania political scientist Diana Mutz, music professor Timothy Rommen and theoretical
At the Penn Engineering Research and Collaboration Hub, faculty, staff and students will pursue fundamental research on robotics, embedded systems, the “Internet of Things” and other emerging domains of interdisciplinary science and engineering.
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Paul Rozin of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for studying the cultural evolution and psychological impact of foods.
Undergraduate Sona Dadhania is highlighted as the first recipient of the Science Ambassador Scholarship, which is funded by Cards Against Humanity.
Participants at Penn’s third AppitUp Demo Day are highlighted.
Penn’s newly completed Stephen A. Levin building which will house the psychology, biology and behavioral sciences departments is profiled.
David Yaden of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on being the lead author of a study, “The Overview Effect: Awe and Self-transcendent Experience in Space Flight.”