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  • 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

  • The subtle levers that influence affirmative action

    Affirmative action programs are often meant to lower barriers for the most disadvantaged people. But the amount of benefit depends on how they are designed, according to research from Wharton’s Alex Rees-Jones.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge at Wharton

  • Michael Mann receives Humanist of the Year award

    The Presidential Distinguished Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science and Director of Penn’s Center for Science, Sustainability, and the Media, has been named Humanist of the Year by the American Humanist Association.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts & Sciences

  • wins ‘People’s Voice Award’ Webby in News & Politics, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, has been awarded a People’s Voice Award at the Webbys 11 times. The People’s Voice Awards are voted on by the public. has won 21 Webbys in all.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg Public Policy Center

  • Book a Day partnership promoting literacy along with oral health

    Children in two of Penn Dental Medicine’s community care programs have been getting a new book along with their dental exams through new partnership with A Book a Day, a nonprofit based in West Philadelphia, and distributed through the School’s PennSmiles mobile clinic.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Journal

  • Shu Yang receives 2023 Langmuir Lectureship Award

    The Joseph Bordogna Professor in the Departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is the 2023 recipient of the Langmuir Lectureship Award, presented by the American Chemical Society Division of Colloid & Surface Chemistry and its journal, Langmuir, for her research in the field of colloid and surface chemistry.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • Meet the 2023-24 World House Student Fellows

    Perry World House announced the thirty-four students selected for its next cohort of World House Student Fellows. The group represents each of Penn’s four undergraduate schools and a wide array of academic backgrounds and global policy interests.

    FULL STORY AT Perry World House

  • Identifying opportunities for systemic improvement

    The Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice at Penn Carey Law School has released the final set of recommendations from a Sentinel Event Review of incidents during protests following the murder of George Floyd.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Carey Law

  • Diversity in the Stacks: Westland Books and the complexities of publishing in neoliberal India

    The abrupt closure of Indian publishing house Westland Books in February 2022 stunned readers and authors alike, significantly disrupting the book industry in South Asia. Following the news of the closure, the Libraries worked with two Delhi-based vendors to purchase more than 400 volumes published by Westland in recent years.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries

  • Penn experts on the Fox News defamation settlement

    Penn Carey Law professor Cary Coglianese and Amanda Shanor, assistant professor at The Wharton School, offer insight into the recent settlement in the Fox News defamation case, in which Fox News has agreed to pay $787.5 million to settle a defamation suit brought by Dominion Voting Systems.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Carey Law