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  • Michael Fichman receives City of Philadelphia Creative Economy Citizens Award

    The lecturer in the Department of City & Regional Planning and research associate with PennPraxis was awarded the Citizens Award during the inaugural forum for the Creative Economy and Arts in Education Month event last month. At Weitzman, Fichman is a lecturer in the Master of Urban Spatial Analytics program, as well as a DJ, producer, and chair of Nightlife of the Arts and Culture Task Force in Philadelphia, and the founder of 24HrPHL.

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • Penn Dental’s Center for Integrative Global Oral Health presents Global Oral Health Forum 2023

    Penn Dental Medicine’s Center for Integrative Global Oral Health (CIGOH) and Fundación ADM, Institución de Asistencia Privada brought together leaders from around the world for the Global Oral Health Forum 2023 from March 30-31 in Merida, Mexico.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • ‘Art @ SP2’ exhibit affirms diversity, belonging, and community in renovated lobby

    The works of art produced by 15 students, faculty, and staff were the result of an initiative established by SP2’s Task Force on Race and Social Justice and carried out by the Art Committee at SP2 to install art in the physical spaces that reflects, recognizes, and affirms the diversity of the School’s students, faculty, and staff.

    FULL STORY AT School of Social Policy & Practice

  • Featured Books and DVDs: Poetry

    Penn Libraries is celebrating National Poetry Month by inviting the Penn community to sign up to receive a poem every day in April, and exploring the selection of featured books and DVDs.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries

  • Diversity at work: Why inclusive storytelling matters

    In an episode of Leading Diversity at Work, the Wharton School’s Stephanie Creary talks with two experts about inclusive storytelling and why it’s important for organizations to embrace diverse narratives.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge at Wharton

  • Penn Medicine researchers develop model to predict cardiovascular risk among chronic kidney disease patients

    Penn researchers have developed a risk model for cardiovascular disease using proteomics, the large scale study of proteins. The proteins act as a type of biomarker, which can be used to help identify diseases in the body. The new model is found to be more accurate than current methods of measuring cardiac risk.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Opportunities and pitfalls of ChatGPT in health care

    How will chatbots like ChatGPT or Bing alter the health care space, and what are the potential benefits and concerns associated with clinicians and patients using artificial intelligence language models? Experts affiliated with Penn’s Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics weigh in.

    FULL STORY AT Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics

  • 100-year-old patient has more living to do after brain surgery

    After a fall, tests at Pennsylvania Hospital revealed that Eloise Brown had a subdural hematoma. Subdural hematomas are not uncommon, especially in elderly populations. What’s rare is seeing a 100-year-old patient who can undergo successful brain surgery for that type of condition. Brown spent five days in the Neuro Intensive Care Unit and five more in recovery. Thanks to Penn Medicine At Home, Brown has received several months of in-home physical, occupational, and speech therapy, and continues to progress in her recovery.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn Engineering student receives inaugural Madison ‘Maddie’ Magee Award for Undergraduate Excellence

    Sharon Kuo, a graduating senior in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is the inaugural recipient of the Madison “Maddie” Magee Award for Undergraduate Excellence. Kuo’s interests within her major include mechanical design and product design, and she is passionate about space exploration and advancing human spaceflight.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • More research needed on climate change’s impact on health and health care

    Climate change disasters’ impact on population health, health disparities, and the national health care delivery infrastructure are subjects of too little academic research at a time when policymakers’ need for such data has never been greater. That’s according to five top academic research experts convened in a virtual seminar at Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute