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  • Penn Nursing Center joins with 50 organizations to curb infodemic of health and science misinformation and disinformation

    The creation of The Coalition for Trust in Health & Science includes Penn Nursing’s NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, and will unite leading organizations from across the entire health ecosystem to advance trust and factual science-based decision-making.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Three Penn Medicine faculty members named Hastings Center Fellows

    Emily Largent, Peter Reese, and Dominic Sisti are recognized for their work towards informing scholarship and public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care, life sciences research, and the environment.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Testing the power of AI to better detect colon polyps

    Physicians from Penn Presbyterian Medical Center’s division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology have recently launched a three-year pilot program to determine if artificial intelligence technology could improve precancerous polyp detection in screening colonoscopies.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn Athletics receives big boost to men’s and women’s lacrosse programs

    The $5 million commitment from Penn alum James H. Greene and his late wife, Marritje V. Greene will establish the Greene Family Lacrosse Fund, which will provide ongoing financial support for the men's and women's intercollegiate lacrosse programs at Penn.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Russell J. Composto named faculty co-director of Penn First Plus (P1P)

    Composto is currently a professor of materials science and engineering, the Howell Family Faculty Fellow, and associate dean for undergraduate education in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. He will start his new role on July 1, 2023.

    FULL STORY AT Almanac

  • Penn Dental Medicine study illuminates wound healing

    A new study led by Penn Dental Medicine’s Kang Ko illuminates the process of rapid oral wound healing by identifying a distinct oral fibroblast progenitor that promotes mucosal healing.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • Penn Engineering researchers receive Best Paper Award

    Jing (Jane) Li, Linus Y. Wong and Jialiang Zhang are recipients of the Best Paper Award at the 31st Association for Computing Machinery for their paper titled, “DONGLE: Direct FPGA-Orchestrated NVMe Storage for HLS.” The paper introduces a programming model and storage architecture to tackle big data challenges in fields like machine learning, data analytics and graph processing.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • SP2 Social Justice Scholar Skye Holbrook works to effect change through data

    A master’s student and inaugural Social Justice Scholar at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice, Horbrook has contributed research to the national conversation about the significance of historically Black colleges and universities. Now she is exploring the intersection of data and equity through an internship placement as she prepares to graduate.

    FULL STORY AT School of Social Policy & Practice

  • The Madison ‘Maddie’ Magee Award for Undergraduate Excellence

    The award is named in honor of the memory of Madison “Maddie” N. Magee, who graduated with both a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and applied mechanics and a master’s degree in bioengineering in 2021.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • Diversity in the Stacks: Award-winning books in the library catalog

    The Libraries automatically acquires a wide range of diversity award-winning books for both adults and children. These are books that have won awards for their depictions of or significance to marginalized communities, often given by organizations representing those communities.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries