Faculty Archive

  • Beth Linker describes the impact of rehabilitation services during World War I.

  • Adriana Petryna says the decades-old disaster may prove invaluable in responding to Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant accident.

  • Angela Lee Duckworth explores motivation and self-control's impact on education.

  • Anthropologist Deborah Thomas examines the history of violence in Jamaica.

  • Ted Abel investigates sleep deprivation’s effect on cognition.

  • John Trueswell and Lila Gleitman use adults to mimic the language-learning process in infants.

  • James Petersson uses customized amino acids to track the movements of proteins.

  • Penn Chemistry adopts innovative technology designed to supercharge testing processes.

  • Psychologist Joe Kable explores the neurological and psychological workings of choice.

  • Physicist Marija Drndic and her team use advanced nanotechnology towards achieving improved DNA sequencing.

  • Associate Professor of History Beth Wenger chronicles Jewish Americans' quest for historical identity.

  • Arjun Yodh and Andrea Liu tame the disordered solid.

  • Ivan Dmochowski and David Jacobson peer into radon’s binding preferences.

  • Historian Kathy Peiss' new book traces the turbulent history of the zoot suit.

  • New Penn Humanities Forum programming explores the topic of adaptation.

  • David Wallace takes us behind the scenes at the royal wedding.

  • Walter Licht uses history to explain why the recession might be here to stay.

  • Peter Decherney, Associate Professor of English and Cinema Studies, asks whether Congressional copyright law stifles the Arts.

  • The Cosmic Tenors bring physics to a lecture hall near you.

  • Toni Bowers follows historical literary heroines’ battles with seduction.

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