Katherine Unger Baillie
Science News Officer
Katherine Unger Baillie covers the School of Veterinary Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine, and in the School of Arts and Sciences, manages media relations for biology, earth and environmental science, and history and sociology of science. She also occasionally covers scientific research coming from other parts of Penn.
Penn Researchers Uncover a Mechanism to Explain Dune Field Patterns
PHILADELPHIA — In a study of the harsh but beautiful White Sands National Monument in New Mexico, University of Pennsylvania researchers have uncovered a unifying mechanism to explain dune patterns.
Animal Lovers Lecture Series answers questions about pets
Whether you’d like your cat to stop eating toilet paper, or want to know why it’s important to keep Fido’s teeth sparkling clean, the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Animal Lovers Lecture Series is designed to answer questions you hav
Penn Mathematicians Win 2012 Chauvenet Prize
PHILADELPHIA — A team of mathematicians from the University of Pennsylvania has been named winners of the 2012 Chauvenet Prize, given by the Mathematical Association of America to the author or authors of an outstanding expository article on a mathematical topic. The prize was awarded at the Joint Mathematics Meeting.
Penn Anthropologists Clarify Link Between Asians and Early Native Americans
PHILADELPHIA — A tiny mountainous region in southern Siberia may have been the genetic source of the earliest Native Americans, according to new research by a University of Pennsylvania-led team of anthropologists.
Penn Geologist Edward Doheny Named to Irish Education 100
PHILADELPHIA — Edward Doheny of the University of Pennsylvania has been named to the 2011 Irish Education 100 by the Irish Voice newspaper. The annual list honors leading educators of Irish descent.