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  • Ending UNOS’s monopoly over the U.S. organ transplant system

    In March, the agency responsible for the U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network announced plans to modernize the system, including ending a monopoly in place since 1984. LDI scholars advise thoughtful consideration of what changes are planned, how they’re implemented, and what the consequences might be.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Poetry by Fatemeh Shams wins award from Poetry International

    “Berlin,” a translated collection of poetry by Shams, associate professor of near Eastern languages and civilizations, was selected by Poetry International as a winner of its Chapbook Competition.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts & Sciences

  • Program improving public health response to intimate partner violence receives second year of funding

    The Survivor Link + Public Health AmeriCorps program will continue to provide financial support for SP2 students to join a cohort of over 100 social work students from across the U.S. engaging in AmeriCorps service to support survivors of domestic violence. 

    FULL STORY AT School of Social Policy & Practice

  • Riddhi Batra and Alex Cartwright win Poster Awards at the CM2 Summer Forum

    Cartwright received the Most Impactful Planning Project Award for his project, Cherry Island Wetland Park. Batra received the Most Innovative Research Project Award for her project, A Manifesto for Place. Both are students in Dean Steiner and Rebecca Popowsky's Megaregions Studio.

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • Deep Jariwala awarded ACS Nano Lectureship Award

    The assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering is a 2023 recipient of the ACS Nano Lectureship Award, and is awarded for his work in the field of solid-state optoelectronics and low-dimensional materials.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • Diversity in the Stacks: The Open Access Pilot for Latin American Monographs

    This project provides universal free access to over 300 scholarly monographs published by the Latin American Council of Social Sciences. The pilot began by prioritizing the front list of newly published titles—CLACSO publishes approximately 100 books per year. Its third year will expand the publication, discoverability, and digital preservation of new titles.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries

  • Two Penn Medicine Abramson Cancer Center faculty members receive top ASCO Awards

    Angela DeMichele, the Jill and Alan Miller Endowed Professor in Breast Cancer Excellence, co-leader of the Breast Cancer Research Program in the Abramson Cancer Center, and co-director of the 2-PREVENT Breast Cancer Translational Center of Excellence, is the 2023 recipient of the Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award. Carmen E. Guerra, the Ruth C. and Raymond G.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Charting the Coast Guard’s next decade

    A National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee chaired by Penn Carey Law’s Cary Coglianese has released a report offering recommendations to the Coast Guard and Congress for meeting emerging challenges facing the maritime sector.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Carey Law

  • What to do when you’re feeling anxious at work

    Anxiety at work is pervasive, but there are simple and effective ways to manage it, says Wharton’s Maurice Schweitzer.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge at Wharton

  • Bridging the analog and digital in ancient Cappadocia

    Ferda Kolatan, associate professor of architecture at the Weitzman School, started a new three-part studio at Weitzman dedicated to investigating how the material, cultural, and historical circumstance of Cappadocia, one of the Anatolian regions in the center of modern-day Turkey, can yield new architectural prototypes for cities today.

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design