Adelheid Voskuhl of the School of Arts and Sciences will speak about Victorian-era attitudes toward automata.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have received a five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop materials for multifunctional coatings on emergency tents, enabling them to manage water, prevent the spread of bacteria and capture and store solar energy.
A study by Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro of the School of Arts & Sciences analyzed more than 10 million posts of 5,191 publicly available Twitter user profiles.
The “grit” study by Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is discussed and challenged.
Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-573-8151October 23, 2015
Barely one minute into his Penn Lightbulb Café talk on “The Anatomy of Violence,” University of Pennsylvania professor Adrian Raine pointed to a slide projected on the screen behind him that showed the cracked skull of a 19th–century railroad worker Phineas Gage, alongside a sepia-colored image of the maimed man.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for suggesting that the more comprehensive a mentoring program is the more likely a teacher is prone to stay at a school.
Media Contact:Amanda Mott | email@example.com | 215-898-1422October 21, 2015
Penn Panel on 10-year Anniversary of Grand Jury Report on Child Sex Abuse in the Philadelphia Archdiocese
WHO: The University of Pennsylvania’s Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society will host a panel discussion featuring: &n
Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for studying how Twitter behavior can predict users’ income level.