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  • Celebrating The Regulatory Review’s tenth anniversary

    To commemorate The Review’s first decade of publishing daily regulatory news, analysis, and opinion, leading regulatory scholars and distinguished regulatory leaders reflect on regulatory changes and developments over the past ten years.

    FULL STORY AT The Regulatory Review

  • Researchers develop more accurate surgery-risk predictor for patients with cirrhosis

    The new prediction model now takes into account the type of surgery and can help surgeons determine whether that procedure is safe for individual patients.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Learning every day to respond to COVID-19

    Penn GSE’s Jonathan Supovitz and John D’Auria have created Leading Improvement in Challenging Times, a guide and companion video to help leaders collaborate within their districts, schools, and teams to address questions of equity, access, technology, pedagogy, and social-emotional support.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • New director, new vision at Penn Urban Health Lab

    Eugenia South, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine and an LDI Senior Fellow, plans more action and policy focus with enhanced emphasis on structural racism.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • The economic value of hospital investment in nurses

    A study by LDI Senior Fellows finds that, despite the cost of hiring better and more trained nurses, the outcomes far outweigh the cost in terms of patient mortality, avoidable complications, and readmissions. 

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Joan DeJean named Fellow of the British Academy

    DeJean, Trustee Professor of French, was made a Fellow of the prestigious British Academy for the humanities and social sciences. DeJean’s expertise is in 17th- and 18th-century French literature, with an emphasis on women’s writing, the history of sexuality, the development of the novel, and material culture. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts & Sciences

  • Intervention reduces IV opioid use in hospitalized patients with IBD

    Encouraging clinicians to treat patients’ pain with non-opioid options was linked to less opioid use and sensitivity in subsequent months for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Christopher B. Murray named 2020 Citation Laureate, a mark of ‘Nobel Class’ research

    The Richard Perry University Professor in Chemistry and in Materials Science and Engineering, has been awarded by Clarivate, the analytics company that operates the citation index Web of Science. Citation Laureate candidates are selected from the authors of the .01 percent of studies that have been cited more than 2,000 times, and such citation rates are often good leading indicators of future winners.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Today

  • Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education announces 2020 winners

    Estela Bensimon, Michelene Chi, and Joseph Krajcik are the recipients of one of the most prestigious prizes in education recognizes outstanding achievement in pre-K-12 education, higher education, and learning science research.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • Three steps for creating a more equitable workplace

    Wharton’s Stephanie Creary speaks with Kwasi Mitchell from Deloitte Consulting LLP about how company leaders and employees can contribute to diversity initiatives.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton