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  • New Penn Research Center focuses on elder health care

    Penn researchers have received a five-year National Institute of Aging grant to launch a new Resource Center for Minority Aging Research. The new initiative will pursue studies of health and health care delivery among older adults. 

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Penn GSE receives $8.6M in 2018 to prepare teachers of the future

    The Graduate School of Education has received $8.6 M in 2018 to support its teacher education programs, including grants for student scholarships and the development of innovative coursework and fieldwork for the School’s Urban Teacher Apprenticeship Program.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • Designs for making the archive visible

    Through a partnership with PennDesign, the Penn Museum is displaying a collection of objects made just weeks ago. The objects are the work of first-year graduate architecture students who were asked to imagine a 42,000-square-foot addition to the museum that would integrate collections storage, gallery, and event spaces.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Design

  • Forging a career in neuroscience—female leaders share advice for future scientists

    The campaign, developed by FOCUS on Women’s Health and Leadership and Penn Medicine Communications, promotes the work being done by women at Penn Medicine and aims to inspire early-career women in academic medicine through the examples of successful women role models.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Where do Philadelphia principals go when they leave schools?

    According to Penn GSE’s Matthew Steinberg, when Philadelphia principals leave a school, they are more likely to either take another job in Philadelphia or leave public education.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • Big-hearted Quarter Horse fights through EPM to finish strong

    When Allie arrived at New Bolton Center, she had vestibular ataxia, a severe loss of balance and coordination. After some preliminary tests, the horse tested positive for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), a common and dreaded diagnosis for horse lovers.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Vet

  • Apple’s troubles in China predict problems for other U.S. firms

    Wharton's Kartik Hosanagar discusse the problems Apple is facing in China. Along with a slowing economy and a burgeoning trade war with the U.S., Chinese rivals are bumping the iPhone’s once-dominant market share in the country. 

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Avoiding return trips to the hospital

    At LG Health, geriatricians and hospitalists collaborate with local nursing facilities to reduce readmissions by utilizing on-site medical directors, advanced practice providers, standardized processes, and improved transitions of care for a 30-day readmission rate of about half the national rate.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • #1 in NIH funding for second consecutive year

    With $13.4 million dollars in awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the School of Nursing  retains its top spot for a second consecutive year for 2018 research funding.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Radhika Saxena is committed to seeking equality and justice for women internationally

    During law school, Saxena sought out professional experience in women’s rights and in general litigation practice, completing an internship with the Honorable Justice S. Muralidhar, known for progressive judgments on women’s rights and criminal law, and working with a lawyer who practiced at the Supreme Court of India. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law