Two solids made of the same elements but with different geometric arrangements of the atoms, or crystal phases, can produce materials with different properties. Coal and diamond offer a spectacular example of this effect.
On Saturday, September 27, at the inaugural University of Nature conference, the Schuylkill Center will present its highest honor, the Henry Meigs Environmental Leadership Award, to botanist Ann Fowler Rhoads, one of the region’s most distinguished scientists.
For Christopher B. Murray, the promise of major investments in nanoscale science and technology—including a commitment to build what is now the world-class Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology—lured him from a big-time career in industry to a whole new world at Penn.
Bassett will receive a five-year, $625,000, no-strings-attached grant. She is being recognized for her research that uses network science to better understand on how the brain can learn and adapt.
Penn Medicine and Wistar Receive $12 Million NCI Melanoma Grant to Help Fast Track Lab Discoveries into TreatmentsSeptember 17, 2014
Penn in the News
Joan Goodman of the Graduate School of Education is interviewed about her research on charter schools.
A survey conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center is featured.
Visiting scholar Laura Grindstaff of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses cheerleading as a sport.
According Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014, Penn tops the list of billionaire undergraduate alumni.
Dan Rader of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the Resilience Project.