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  • 2023 Delta Dental Community Scholars named

    Three Penn Dental Medicine students have been named 2023 Delta Dental Community Scholars, each receiving a sizeable scholarship in recognition of their community service, academic achievement, and future plans to work with vulnerable populations after graduation.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • Weitzman MCP candidates win first and second-place prizes at Edmund N. Bacon Urban Design Competition

    This year’s student competition, “Designing For an Equitable Future in Chinatown,” asked students to elevate and prioritize low-income communities of Chinatown and leverage open space to facilitate equitable development and neighborhood preservation. The first prize was awarded to Qianyun Wei, Chris Xu, and Marcus Owens, and the second prize was awarded to Hongyi Li, Jingyi Cai, and Shuting Li.

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • Penn Futures Project leaves lasting impact

    Penn’s unique cross-school collaboration, the Penn Futures Project, which ran from 2015 to 2022, launched a collaboration among the University’s Graduate School of Education, the School of Nursing, and School of Social Policy & Practice to leverage interdisciplinary expertise to better support young people and their families. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Juan Llamas-Rodriguez and Julia Ticona named Institute for Advanced Study School of Social Science fellows

    The Annenberg professors are two of the 22 scholars selected worldwide from fields including communication, political science, anthropology, law, sociology, English, science and technology, and more to be in residence for the 2023-24 academic year.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg School for Communication

  • César de la Fuente named AIMBE fellow

    The Presidential Assistant Professor in psychiatry, microbiology, and bioengineering and in chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been named an American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering fellow, one of the youngest members ever to have been selected.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • Penn Dental students, faculty showcase research at annual meeting

    Penn Dental Medicine students and faculty turned the spotlight on the School’s research activities as part of the 2023 American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research/Canadian Association for Dental Research Annual Meeting & Exhibition, recently held in Portland, Oregon. A cohort of more than 50 student and faculty researchers were included in the scientific program, showcasing a diversity of projects across disciplines. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • New center to focus on information networks and democracy

    Directed by Sandra González-Bailón and co-directed by Yphtach Lelkes, the Center for Information Networks and Democracy will analyze the benefits and risks of digital technologies for political and civic engagement.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg School for Communication

  • Connecting curriculum to the workplace

    Instead of opting for a trip someplace warm for spring break, Weitzman student Maria Jose landed a weeklong externship at KieranTimberlake.

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • Patients and doctors overlook the best hospitals for cancer care

    New research by LDI associate fellow Caitlin Finn and LDI senior fellow Rachel Kelz find that even hospitals within miles of each other can provide a different quality of care, and their performance is often procedure-specific, meaning that a hospital with strong outcomes in one condition may have weak outcomes in another.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Celebrating 50 volumes in Penn IUR—Penn Press book series

    March marks he publication of the 50th book in Penn IUR’s series with Penn Press.The 50 volumes cover a wide array of topics and cities, from informal politics in Accra to the role of immigration in revitalizing American cities to several edited volumes on urban issues of global importance, such as affordable housing, informality, downtown development, and climate adaptation.