Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a study that screens genes involved in increasing the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Penn's Fels Institute of Government Announces Winner of First National Invitational Public Policy Challenge
PHILADELPHIA – Serena Mayeri, professor of law and history at the University of Pennsylvania, has won the Organization of American Historians 2012 Darlene Clark Hine Award for her book Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution (Harvard University Press, 2011). The award is given annually for the best book in African-American women’s and gender history.
The history of decorated trucks in Pakistan is long and colorful. In a land of more than 175 million people, nearly all goods are delivered by truck, and just about every truck has an array of ornate adornments and brightly painted images of religious scenes, families, movie stars and political sayings.
Marie Gottschalk of Penn Named to National Academy of Science Commission Studying U.S. High Rates of Incarceration
Crew teams at dawn. A midday rush to food trucks along Spruce Street. An evening performance in an on-campus theater.
These are just a handful of the moments, big and small, captured in the first-ever University-wide photo project, “A Day in the Life of Penn.”
There was a time, decades ago, when military Reserve Officer Training Corps programs were not welcome at some colleges and universities. While some institutions of higher education are now reinstating their ROTC programs, the University of Pennsylvania never booted its Naval ROTC unit off campus. And now, 72 years after being established at Penn, NROTC is s
More than 100 middle schoolers have already gotten their acceptance letters to Penn. At least for one day.
On Friday, April 20, 102 seventh- and eighth graders from Shaw Middle, Leslie P. Hill and Lea Elementary schools will become honorary college students at Penn during College Day 2012.
Diana Mutz of the Annenberg School for Communication and School of Arts and Sciences says, “The campaigns are all targeted to that tiny number of swing voters.”
Al Filreis of the School of Arts and Sciences is interviewed about teaching poetry online via Coursera.