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  • Penn Medicine launches new Center for Living Donation to increase transplant opportunities

    The Penn Transplant Institute’s new Center will expand care for living donors, helping to maximize the number of lives saved through liver and kidney transplantation.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn partners in multi-university research center supporting healthy pregnancies

    A $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help fund research to study how placenta keep harmful substances away from developing babies while still providing proper nutrition. Research will include how transporter proteins carrying nutrients, dietary supplements, medications and toxic chemicals work during pregnancies, how individual placenta cells respond to various stimuli in the laboratory, and how environmental factors influence placental transporters during healthy and unhealthy or complicated pregnancies.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • From prints to pixels: ‘Sunset Over Sunset’ explores urbanization in Los Angeles

    The newly-digitized archive of Ed Ruscha's landmark series of Los Angeles photographs examines changes along Sunset Boulevard from 1966 to 2007.

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • Penn’s Women in Computer Science chapter holds its seventh annual and first-ever virtual FemmeHacks

    FemmeHacks is Philadelphia’s first all-women collegiate hackathon, hosted by Penn’s Women in Computer Science chapter to empower, educate, and inspire women and nonbinary folks across the nation. This year’s event in February went virtual for the first time.

    FULL STORY AT Mack Institute for Innovation Management

  • Russo, Webb named All-Ivy from men's cross country

    Thanks to their top-14 performances at Saturday's Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships, Anthony Russo and Sam Webb were named second-team All-Ivy.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Students’ innovative orthotic device wins Rothberg Catalyzer

    At Penn Health-Tech’s Rothberg Catalyzer  two-day makerthon that challenges interdisciplinary student teams to prototype and pitch medical devices, a team of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics graduate students won with their orthotic device that children with cerebral palsy can more comfortably wear as they sleep.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Blog

  • Penn study uncovers possible COVID-19 drugs—including several that are already FDA-approved

    A team led by scientists in the Perelman School has identified nine potential new COVID-19 treatments, including three that are already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating other diseases. The team screened thousands of existing drugs and drug-like molecules for their ability to inhibit the replication of the COVID-19-causing coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Diversity in the Stacks: African cinema

    It is no simple task to represent the entirety of the Penn Libraries film collections under the rubric African cinema. The Penn Libraries has been collecting film and media from around the world for decades, including films by African directors and about Africa.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries

  • Rangita de Silva de Alwis elected to UN CEDAW Committee

    The senior adjunct professor of Global Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School was elected in June to the United Nations Committee on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) for the term 2023-2026. Adopted by the United Nations in 1979, CEDAW is the most important human rights treaty for women.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Carey Law

  • Penn Nursing launches new online Master of Science in Nutrition Science

    The goal of the online MS in Nutrition Science is to increase the nutrition science knowledge of students as a strategy to improve public health with improved health promotion and nutrition associated disease management in the U.S. and globally.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News