Men Equate Steak With Masculinity

May 17, 2012

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for co-authoring a study about men connecting steak with masculinity.

Article Source: UPI.com
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Media Contact:Colby Bishop | cbishop@ngs.org | 202-828-8075May 17, 2012

Penn and Genographic Project Scientists Illuminate the Ancient History of Circumarctic Peoples

PHILADELPHIA — Two studies led by scientists from the University of Pennsylvania and National Geographic’s Genographic Project reveal new information about the migration patterns of the first humans to settle the Americas.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 17, 2012

Penn Study Documents Gender Pay Gap Among Stockbrokers

PHILADELPHIA – The excesses of Wall Street may be big news, but behind the headlines is another major story. When it comes to men and women stockbrokers, men take home bigger paychecks.

New published research by Janice Madden, professor of regional science, sociology and real estate at the University of Pennsylvania, shows that female stockbrokers can earn as much as 20 percent less than their male counterparts.

Malaria Drug May Be Useful in Fight Against Cancer

May 13, 2012

Ravi Amaravadi of the Perelman School of Medicine and Jeffrey Winkler of the School of Arts and Sciences comment on a malaria drug that might have the ability to fight cancer.

Article Source: CBS Local

Commencement 2012

Gray skies and a light sprinkle couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm as 5,858 graduates made their way to Franklin Field for Penn’s 256th Commencement on May 14.

University Chaplain Charles L. Howard urged the Class of 2012 to offer thanks to their parents and other loved ones and to the faculty, staff and administration that helped them achieve their goals.

Robot Soldiers Will Be a Reality – and a Threat

May 11, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences writes an op-ed about brain-machine interface technology.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

The Mother of Psychodrama

May 12, 2012

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences highlights his mother’s memoir, To Dream Again.

Article Source: Psychology Today
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 11, 2012

Six Penn Students Receive U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholarships

          PHILADELPHIA – Six University of Pennsylvania students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships for study this summer:

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 11, 2012

Jairo Moreno Named National Humanities Center Fellow

PHILADELPHIA – The National Humanities Center has appointed Jairo Moreno, an associate professor of music theory at the University of Pennsylvania, to be a 2012-13 Fellow.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604May 10, 2012

Penn Astrophysicists Zero In on Gravity Theory

Most people take gravity for granted. But for University of Pennsylvania astrophysicist Bhuvnesh Jain, the nature of gravity is the question of a lifetime. As scientists have been able to see farther and deeper into the universe, the laws that govern its expansion have been revealed to be under the influence of an unexplained force.