Audio: Fla. Slammed With Political Ads but Do Locals Listen?

October 16, 2012

Diana Mutz of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about the effectiveness of political advertising.

Article Source: NPR
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 15, 2012

Enrique G. Mendoza Appointed Presidential Term Professor at Penn

PHILADELPHIA -- Enrique G. Mendoza, a scholar of international macroeconomics, has been named a Presidential Term Professor of Economics in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1. 

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | Karen.Kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658October 15, 2012

Institute of Medicine Elects Six New Members From Penn

PHILADELPHIA — Six professors from the University of Pennsylvania, representing four schools, have been elected members of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the nation's highest honors in biomedicine.

The newly elected members raise IOM's total active membership to 1,732 and the number of foreign associates to 112. With an additional 84 members holding emeritus status, IOM's total membership is 1,928.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194October 12, 2012

Penn Students Spend A Summer With Owl Monkeys — and Learn More Than Primatology

It’s almost as far away from Philadelphia urban life as one can imagine. Or, to be precise, it’s a 14-hour plane ride followed by a 16-hour bus ride capped by a 40-minute ride in a truck away from the University of Pennsylvania campus.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 12, 2012

Touch Judaic History at Penn’s Herbert D. Katz Center

At the University of Pennsylvania’s Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, you can touch some of the oldest tomes in the history of Judaism, and you don’t have to wear white gloves, de rigueur for patrons at some rare-book libraries.

Audio: Insects, Cheese and Gastronauts of the World

October 9, 2012

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses gastronauts and how humans relate to food.

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A Major Glitch for Digitized Health-care Records

September 17, 2012

Ross Koppel of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine co-authors an op-ed on health-care-information technologies.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 10, 2012
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 9, 2012

Penn 60 Second Lecture on Oct. 10: “Yes We Can ... or Maybe We Won't: The Youth Vote in This Presidential Election”

 

WHO:             David Thornburgh, executive director, Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:           Final installment of the Fall 2012 60-Second Lecture Series

Audio: What Your Genes Can Tell You About Your Memory

October 5, 2012

Ted Abel of the School of Arts and Science joins a discussion about a study that identifies key molecules involved in forming long-term memories.

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