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  • Featured Books and DVDs: AAPI Heritage Month

    Penn Libraries compiles a list each year to help patrons delve into different individual experiences and stories that celebrate, and shed light on, different AAPI cultures and perspectives.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries

  • What went wrong at Bed Bath & Beyond

    Wharton’s Barbara Kahn analyzes the downfall of Bed Bath & Beyond, which went from dominating the housewares market to filing for bankruptcy.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge at Wharton

  • Most pediatric residents lack the training to place long-acting contraceptives

    A new study by LDI fellows Polina Krass and Sarah Wood, and pediatric emergency medicine fellow Erin H. Sieke, and colleagues discovered in a national survey that only a small percentage of residents were comfortable with inserting contraceptive implants and implanting IUDs. The findings indicate that comprehensive training on adolescent sexual and reproductive health requires buy-in at the institutional level. Residency training programs and hospital leadership need to carve out time for residents to learn how to provide full-spectrum contraceptive services.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • 2023 Senior Design Project Competition winners announced

    Penn Engineering’s Senior Design project winners have been announced, following a yearlong effort by fourth-year students to test and develop solutions to real-world problems. The top three projects from each department will compete in the annual Senior Design Competition, sponsored by the Engineering Alumni Society. Each winning team received a $2,000 prize.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • Lithography-free photonic chip offers speed and accuracy for artificial intelligence

    Researchers at the School of Engineering and Applied Science have created a novel photonic device that provides programmable on-chip information processing without lithography, offering the speed of photonics augmented by superior accuracy and flexibility for AI applications.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • CiPD, Penn Health-Tech award 2023 IDEA Prize

    The Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry (CiPD) and Penn Health-Tech have awarded their second annual IDEA (Innovation in Dental Medicine and Engineering to Advance Oral Health) Prize to Kyle Vining, assistant professor of preventive and restorative sciences at Penn Dental Medicine, who also has a joint appointment at Penn Engineering, and Michael Mitchell, associate professor of bioengineering at Penn Engineering.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • Cindy Sanders on design leadership

    Cindy Sanders, president and CEO of OLIN and an adjunct professor of landscape architecture also teaches in the Weitzman School’s new Executive Program in Design Leadership. She discusses the shift in the culture of leadership from a transactional approach—one that is rooted in power dynamics and whose primary consideration is the bottom line and profitability at all costs.

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program announces Class of 2026 SNF Paideia Fellows

    The 26 Fellows are drawn from all four undergraduate schools for a three-year program culminating in a fourth-year capstone project.

    FULL STORY AT Paideia Program

  • Two Penn Medicine faculty receive awards at American Academy of Neurology annual meeting

    Virginia M.Y. Lee, the John H. Ware 3rd Professor in Alzheimer’s Research in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Roy H. Hamilton, a professor of neurology and physical medicine and rehabilitation, and director of the brainSTIM Center were recognized for their achievements in April. Lee received the Sheila Essey Award for her research contributions in the search for the cause, prevention of, and cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • CiPD Fellows recognized with research awards

    Zhi Ren, Justin Burrell, and Marshall Padilla, all members of the inaugural cohort of fellows in the Center for Innovation and Precision Dentistry NIDCR T90/R90 Postdoctoral Training Program, have been recognized for their research activities with fellows receiving awards from the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research, the Society for Biomaterials, and the Osteology Foundation.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine