No. 6: Raymond G. and Ruth C. Perelman

February 6, 2012

Raymond and Ruth Perelman are highlighted for their significant financial contributions to the University of Pennsylvania.

Article Source: Chronicle of Philanthropy
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820February 6, 2012

Facebook’s Ad Challenge

February 2, 2012

Eric Clemons of the Wharton School comments on advertisements on Facebook.

Article Source: Boston Globe

Restored Edison Records Revive Giants of 19th-century Germany

January 30, 2012

Jonathan Steinberg of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on his new biography, Bismarck: A Life.

Article Source: New York Times

Reclaimed Wastewater for Drinking: Safe but Still a Tough Sell

January 31, 2012

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the idea of drinking reclaimed wastewater.

Article Source: National Geographic
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | | 215-573-6604January 31, 2012

Penn Receives NSF Grant to Research Geological Record of Chilean Earthquakes

PHILADELPHIA — Geological evidence of earthquakes and tsunamis aids in anticipating the timing and magnitude of future events. This natural warning system now influences building codes and planning in the United States, Canada and Japan, particularly where the geological record demonstrates prehistoric earthquakes larger than those known from written and instrumental records.

Racists in America

January 30, 2012

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her commentary on racism in the United States.

Catholic School Closings Need More Than a Miracle

January 30, 2012

Joseph Tierney of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his views on several Catholic school closings in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

College Grad Rates Are ‘Bad Data’

January 26, 2012

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his research and his book Remaking the American University.

Article Source: Washington Post

Obama and Incivility: A Presidential Tradition

January 27, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on political incivility.

Article Source: USA Today