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  • Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition celebrates 15 years with expanded support for education entrepreneurs

    For the first time in the competition’s history, semifinalists get personalized, data-driven support from a startup advisor through the Catapult virtual accelerator.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • Penn Medicine’s E. John Wherry, and CHOP’s John M. Maris, named 2024 Fellows of the AACR Academy

    The mission of the AACR Academy is to recognize and honor distinguished scientists whose scientific contributions have propelled significant innovation and progress against cancer.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Divining the future of artificial intelligence in clinical decision support

    Four experts in the field of medical artificial intelligence convened by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics discussed the legal, ethical, regulatory, and procedural challenges involved in the design and implementation of clinical AI systems that directly support patient care.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • American Society for Clinical Investigation elects six new members from Penn, CHOP

    Angela Bradbury, Scott M. Damrauer, Elizabeth Foglia, Jonathan Miner, Elizabeth Lowenthal, and William Peranteau are among 100 active members across 50 institutions elected in 2024.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • SP2’s Tamara J. Cadet named to 2024 class of Fellows of the Society for Social Work and Research

    Cadet is a public health social work researcher who advances health equity by conducting conceptually grounded research to promote health interventions and translate research to practice. She is co-director of SP2’s PhD in Social Welfare Program and holds an appointment at Penn Dental.

    FULL STORY AT School of Social Policy & Practice

  • How racism ‘gets under the skin’ and prematurely ages Black people

    LDI fellow and assistant professor of sociology in Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences Courtney Boen shows the health harms of a racialized society and how they could be overcome.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Celebrating 30 years of the Wharton Africa Business Forum

    The Wharton Africa Business Forum is an entirely student-run annual conference that allows MBA students to engage with influential African leaders, delve into the latest African business trends, and ignite fresh ideas, collaborations, and opportunities.

    FULL STORY AT Wharton Stories

  • Perry World House announces Marie Harf as incoming executive director

    Harf comes to Penn from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and previously held a positions at the U.S. Department of State, as a foreign policy director for the Obama reelection campaign, as well as positions in Serve America and the CIA.

    FULL STORY AT Perry World House

  • Eight ways to prevent and fight health misinformation, backed by psychological science

    A new report by Annenberg School for Communication’s Dolores Albarracín, Deen Freelon, and colleagues identifies effective ways to halt the spread of misinformation online, including debunking and “prebunking.”

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg School for Communication

  • Collaboratory conference tackles teacher training and support

    A group of teacher education researchers gathered in Philadelphia in early December at Penn GSE for the Research Designs and Measurement for Teacher Education Conference.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education