Building prosthetic limbs and developing rain-water filtration systems may seem like they have nothing in common. But to Adrian Lievano, a University of Pennsylvania senior from Miami majoring in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, there’s a synergy: In both cases, the user is the designer’s top priority.
Adam Cohen, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a Harry S. Truman Scholarship, a merit-based award for college students who plan to pursue careers in government or in public service, wish to attend graduate or professional school to help prepare for their careers and are U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals.
The University of Pennsylvania men's basketball program held its annual end-of-season banquet on Sunday, April 19 at the Inn at Penn. During the event, three players received awards.
Donita Brady has been named the seventh Presidential Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. She will be Presidential Assistant Professor of Cancer Biology in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine.
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Martin Seligman of the School of Arts & Sciences is cited for conducting a study about the effects of writing and hand delivering thank-you notes to people.
Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “As the distinctions between advertising the news operations continue to blur, we can expect more of these controversies in the future.”
Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education writes about alumni giving at Morgan State University.
Robert H. Vonderheide of the Abramson Cancer Center comments on the weakening federal funding for cancer research.