By Christina Cook
Amanda Cornfeld, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, is the ultimate scholar and Frisbee handler. This stellar science researcher is also co-captain of Venus Ultimate, the women’s Ultimate Frisbee team at Penn.
What happens when “Tom Hanks,” “Tom Cruise” and “Kesha” sit around a table? When the talkers are actually teens using researcher-requested pseudonyms they chose to anonymously discuss their driving habits, the results are surprising, maybe even more so than if the real celebrities got together.
A University of Pennsylvania medical student working in pediatric oncology and a senior whose research focuses on finding a cure for paralysis are two of 12 Americans selected to receive 2017 George J.
Celebrating the work and dedication of law enforcement and public safety professionals from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as its neighborhood partners, Penn’s Division of Public Safety recognized more than 40 honorees at its biannual Commendation Ceremony, Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Biological molecules are chiral. Like gloves, they have either left- or right-handed versions that can’t be superimposed on one another. Macromolecules like DNA are also chiral and are exclusively made of building blocks with the same handedness.
Founding Executive Director
Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1: A Day Dedicated to Giving Back
“As people are sitting down and trying to figure out who to give to, one of the questions they have is, ‘How can I make sure that my charitable donations do the most good?’ The Center spends all year trying to understand which strategies and non-profit models are doing the most good in lots of issue areas and we take that work through the year and put it together in this year-end guide.”
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