Healing with words, through writing workshops for cancer patients
Writing a Life, organized by the Abramson Cancer Center and held at Kelly Writers House each month, provides such patients the opportunity to creatively examine and express their experiences.
How do individual decisions affect group decisions?
Postdoctoral fellow Colin Twomey looks to fish behavior to explore the dynamic between individual and group decision-making.
Becoming a mother reduces a woman’s earning potential by up to 10 percent per child
In a Q&A, Sandra Florian, a post-doctoral fellow in sociology and the Population Studies Center, discusses motherhood’s short- and long-term effects on a woman’s career.
Designing autonomous robots that change shape to adapt to challenging environments
Researchers at Penn’s ModLab have developed SMORES-EP, a robotic system capable of giving machines increasing autonomy. A recent paper details their work.
How will the midterms affect health care, women’s health, and climate change?
Next week’s midterm elections will affect health-related issues. Three Penn experts weigh in with their opinions on how the results may change health care in general, women’s health, and environmental policy.
Want to reduce emissions? Start in the gut of a cow
As concern about climate change rises, Dipti Pitta of the School of Veterinary Medicine is working to develop innovative strategies to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
The Rt. Hon. Sir Nick Clegg meets with students from across the U.K.
During a visit to campus for the Penn Biden Leaders Dialogue, the former deputy prime minister met privately with graduate and undergraduate students to discuss global politics and the United Kingdom’s rapidly changing role.