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  • Sanya Carley named Resources for the Future Fellow

    Carley is the co-director of the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and the Presidential Distinguished Professor of Energy Policy and City Planning at the university’s Stuart Weitzman School of Design, with a secondary appointment in the Wharton School. She joins more than 30 RFF university fellows that hold positions at well-regarded institutions around the world.

    FULL STORY AT Kleinman Center

  • David Reibstein unveils his annual ‘Best Countries’ list

    The Wharton marketing professor helped create the rankings list, which measures global perceptions about 87 nations with the highest GDP.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge at Wharton

  • Teachers gain understanding of the Supreme Court at Rendell Center Programs

    Partnering with the Annenberg Public Policy Center, the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement hosted two summer teacher programs designed to equip educators with the tools necessary to teach the U.S. Constitution to the next generation of informed Americans.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg Public Policy Center

  • A gift from the Goldhirsh-Yellin Foundation

    The new gift will establish funds for the study of Jewish history and culture in the land of Israel, and for the study of antisemitism.

    FULL STORY AT Herbert D. Katz Center

  • Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize in Education winners announced

    Debra Duardo, David Wilson, and Barbara Oakley are selected for outstanding achievement in pre-K–12, higher education, and lifelong learning.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • 24K Philadelphia addresses to receive survey from Philadelphia Economic Equity Project

    The survey is designed to explore the economic and social challenges that Philadelphians face and to identify ways in which Philadelphians are economically mobile. The PEEP initiative is part of the Center for Public Service & Policy led by former Mayor of Philadelphia Michael A. Nutter at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice.

    FULL STORY AT School of Social Policy & Practice

  • Care for all patients improves when doctors take race into account

    In a new study, LDI senior fellow Atheendar Venkataramani unpacks the use of measures of race in clinical prediction models and provide a useful framework to focus ongoing debates.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Integrating the transitional care model into nurse practitioner curricula to improve outcomes for high-risk older adults

    Managing transitions in care for older adults and their family caregivers, no matter the care setting, is especially challenging in a rapidly changing health care system. Patient discharges which typically require prescription writing, discharge summary creation, and team consultations for home care entail more complex coordination and planning.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • The University of Pennsylvania has been recognized as a top performer in the 2023 Sustainable Campus Index

    Penn has secured the number two position in the area of Sustainable Food & Dining, thanks to the effort of Penn Dining and the University’s food service partner, Bon Appetit.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Sustainability

  • Juan Llamas-Rodriguez named associate director of CARGC

    Llamas-Rodriguez will help develop one of the center’s core research themes, “Mobile Borders: Media, Migration & Diasporas.”

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg School for Communication