On June 18, Jelani Hayes, a rising senior at the University of Pennsylvania boarded an early-morning bus to Albany, N.Y., with grass roots organizers from Voices of Community Activists & Leaders, VOCAL-New York, and others.
Latin American migration to the United States grew very rapidly during the last two decades of the 20th century.
Rising senior Louis Lombardi will return to campus this fall with a bronze medal from the 2014 U23 World Rowing Championships after the men’s eight he coxed took third in the Grand Final.
Actin is the most abundant protein in the body, and when you look more closely at its fundamental role in life, it’s easy to see why. It is the basis of most movement in the body, and all cells and components within them have the capacity to move: muscle contracting, heart beating, blood clotting, and nerve cells communicating, among many other functions.
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Philippe Bourgois of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on young people using injectable heroin.
Peter Struck of the School of Arts & Sciences is pictured in front of a green screen as he records a MOOC on Greek mythology.
William Burke-White of the Law School says that if the plane was brought down by weapons fire, “This would, in some ways, break new ground in the definition of a war crime.”
Lance Becker of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about the possibility of long-term cryogenic preservation.
The School of Design’s Penn Praxis is cited for helping with Philadelphia city planning and development issues.