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  • India's energy minister to receive Penn's Carnot Prize

    On October 19, 2018, the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design will award its fourth annual Carnot Prize to the Honorable Shri Piyush Goyal, India’s former minister of power and renewables and current minister of railways and coal. 

    FULL STORY AT Kleinman Center

  • Seven ways you are hurting your sleep this summer

    Yana Banerjee, a nurse practitioner in the Penn Sleep Center, shares better-sleep tips for hot summer weather, including sleep restriction, stimulus control instructions, and sleep hygiene.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn Medicine hospitals ranked among top hospitals in the nation

    Penn Medicine hospitals have been ranked among the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, achieving Honor Roll status and top rankings in 12 clinical specialties. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn Law’s Quattrone Center offering grants to Penn faculty researching ways to improve fairness of U.S. justice system

    The Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice anticipates funding multiple projects each academic year, with an average award size of $50,000 per project, that will work to improve the country's criminal justice system.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Merrick, Quinn to be inducted into Belmont Plateau Cross Country Hall of Fame

    Former Penn standout Dave Merrick and current assistant Kevin Quinn will be inducted into the Belmont Plateau Cross Country Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 25 at the Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Jonathan Moreno receives bioethics lifetime achievement award

    The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities has awarded Penn Medicine bioethicist and PIK professor, Jonathan D. Moreno, its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Moreno is being honored for his “innumerable scholarly writings, service to national and international commissions and contributions to public discourse on bioethics.”

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Alef is for Allah, C is for cute

    Humanities professor Jamal J. Elias studies the emotional space occupied by children in modern Islamic societies in a new book, a visual representation of childhood in Islamic societies.


  • Women's rowing announces Class of 2022

    Head coach of women's rowing, Wesley Ng, has announced the program's list of recruits, following a spring season finishing a best-ever third at the Ivy League Championship.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Inaugural class of the Michael Brown Penn-GSK postdoctoral fellowship award program commence unique collaborative training

    The Penn Medicine postdoc trainees, along with their mentors, will partner with GlaxoSmithKline to conduct pharmaceutical research in their respective fields.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News