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Photograph of Professor Larry Gladney
June 27, 2018
Physicist Larry Gladney of the University of Pennsylvania will lead the effort to build a more intellectually, socially, and culturally diverse faculty.
May 1, 2018
Not long after the members of this year’s graduating class receive their diplomas, a commencement of a different kind will take place at the heart of campus. Early this...
March 28, 2018
Brock, who earned his undergraduate degree at Yale, will join the FAS faculty on July 1 and assume the role of FAS dean of science on Jan. 1, 2019.
July 12, 2018
Finding communities within data will have implications for looking at voting records, DNA chains, the blogosphere, traffic patterns, and an array of other data.
A Block Copolymer (BCP)
July 11, 2018
Block copolymers (BCPs) have been of great interest to researchers in recent years. These nanostructured materials, made from blocks of chemically dissimilar polymers, self-...
Illustration of chess board with pieces in blue and red
July 9, 2018
A small party-line difference in scores on an analytical thinking survey gets bigger when factoring in political ideology and the 2016 Presidential vote.
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July 9, 2018
When uncertain about the effects of their actions, people tend to act more selfishly — unless the uncertainty extends to how their actions impact other people.