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Philadelphia Inquirer

How many patients would recommend their Philly-area hospital to family and friends? Check your local hospital

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has been named one of the most recommended acute-care facilities by patients in the Philadelphia area.

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Time

Why Indigenous artifacts should be returned to Indigenous communities

The Penn Museum is noted for creating its “Native American Voices: The People—Here and Now” exhibit with the help of tribal representatives.

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WHYY (Philadelphia)

Homeward bound: When a Penn Medicine nurse was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she turned to the service dogs she helped to train

A profile highlights Maria Wright of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, from her volunteer work connecting people with service dogs to her cancer diagnosis and her own journey applying for a service dog.

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Time

Don’t be fooled by Trump’s failure to endorse a nationwide abortion ban

In an Op-Ed, Serena Mayeri of Penn Carey Law says that a second Trump administration would empower an anti-abortion movement determined to make abortion illegal everywhere.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

UPenn medical school names first vice dean of AI

Mary Ritchie has been named the vice dean of artificial intelligence and computing at the Perelman School of Medicine. Mitchell Schnall has been named the first senior vice president for data and technology solutions at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

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India West

UPenn to confer honorary doctorate on Siddhartha Mukherjee

Celebrated physician and best-selling author Siddhartha Mukherjee will deliver the address at the 2024 University of Pennsylvania Commencement, featuring remarks from Interim President J. Larry Jameson.

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Salon.com

“Record-shattering” heat wave in Antarctica — yep, climate change is the culprit

Michael Mann of the School of Arts & Sciences says that persistent summer weather extremes like heat waves are becoming more common as people continue to warm the planet with carbon pollution.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

After a back injury, this Penn senior’s record-breaking track success is ‘a long time coming’

Penn fourth-year Isabella Whittaker has set multiple program and Ivy League records this season and has Olympic hopes.

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The Washington Post

How to (responsibly) let your cat outside

James Serpell of the School of Veterinary Medicine says that some cats are perfectly happy within the confines of the home, while others have a greater desire to wander, explore, and investigate.

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Philadelphia Business Journal

Wharton reclaims top spot in U.S. News MBA rankings, other local schools fall

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Wharton School as the top MBA program in the nation for 2024.

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