David Thornburgh of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the young demographic in Philadelphia.
Elika Bergelson of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for research about language acquisition in infants.
Daniel Swingley of the School of Arts and Sciences is spotlighted for research about language acquisition in infants.
PHILADELPHIA – The posthumous recognition of W.E.B. Du Bois as Honorary Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania will be celebrated at a Feb. 17 conference by the Department of Sociology and the Center for Africana Studies. The conference will coincide with the date the Penn Board of Trustees is scheduled to vote on the appointment.
PHILADELPHIA — At an age when “ba-ba” and “da-da” may be their only utterances, infants nevertheless comprehend words for many common objects, according to a new study.
Justin McDaniel of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for his course on monastic life and asceticism.
Frank Furstenberg of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on his research studying the connection between education and family economic status.
PHILADELPHIA -- The Work and Family Researchers Network at the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Work and Family Commons, the first open access work and family subject matter repository. The WFC was created to gather and preserve the intellectual output of the work and family research community and to offer free online access to the full text of research articles to the public.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on pressure on Syria.