Brandon Baker

Brandon Baker

Staff Writer

Philadelphia and Meiji Japan symposium marks 150 years of deep ties

Scholars from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, and the Meiji Jingu Intercultural Research Institute celebrate the 150th anniversary of Japan’s Meiji Restoration, and the surprising links between Philadelphia and Japan during a political period that set the island nation on a fast track to modernization.

Brandon Baker

An oasis of compassion

Since 2015, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania has supported the Family Caregiver Center, a three-room space that serves an array of needs, from resources to relaxation, for caregivers—one of only a few in the United States.

Brandon Baker