How Children Succeed

September 5, 2012

Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for her research about children and success.

Article Source: Slate

Class of 2016 Gets a Taste of Penn Traditions

To the sounds of “Pomp and Circumstance” from the University of Pennsylvania Band, President Amy Gutmann, Provost Vincent Price, Secretary of the University Leslie Kruhly, deans, and faculty kicked off Convocation, marking the entry of the newest members of the Penn community.

“Welcome home,” President Amy Gutmann said to the crowd.

What the Chair Could Have Told Clint

August 31, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences authors an op-ed on Clint Eastwood’s speech at the Republican National Convention.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcw@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422September 4, 2012

One Student’s Experience Tells the Story of Penn’s Financial-aid Policy

In many regards, University of Pennsylvania sophomore Michael Keramidas is a typical college student, clad in a T-shirt and jeans, with a quick smile and a buzz cut. He was No. 1 in his high school class and applied to 15 colleges.

In high school, he participated in dozens of activities, including mock trial, student council, speech league, quiz team and more. He worked in the district office of his long-time state representative. During high school summers, Keramidas attended leadership camps, most recently at Cornell University.

Move-In Day for Class of 2016

Carrying all the essentials of dorm life, including televisions, bedding, laptops, and entire wardrobes on hangers and in suitcases, nearly 2,500 freshmen have begun their Penn experience.

President Amy Gutmann greeted the newest members of the Penn community as they arrived.

Choose Right, Not Racism Gov. Romney

August 25, 2012

Anthea Butler of the School of Arts and Sciences pens a letter to Mitt Romney.

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Can Romney Be a Stem Cell Statesman?

August 28, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences share his thoughts about Mitt Romney and the stem-cell controversy.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

How to Specialize Yourself Right Out of a Job

August 29, 2012

Philip Tetlock of the Wharton School and the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his research about people who are multi-disciplined.

Article Source: Fast Company

How to Win an Academy Award

August 27, 2012

Timothy Corrigan of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the history of filmmaking.

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Biotech Is Thrusting Us Into New Political Territory

August 27, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views about the future of biotech research.

Article Source: New Scientist