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  • Women’s basketball releases 2019-20 schedule

    Coming off an Ivy League regular season championship last season, the Quakers will host 12 games at The Palestra, with marquee matchups in the non-conference including a trip to ACC power Duke and a winter break jaunt to Hawaii for two games in The Aloha State. 

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  • It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a bathroom?

    Prefabricated bathroom pods are just one of the items manufactured for the Pavilion at PennFab, Penn Medicine’s off-site manufacturing facility in Grey’s Ferry. Prefab assemblies add flexibility to a complicated project, improving efficiency and uniformity in the design.

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  • Penn Medicine’s Jill M. Baren elected president of the American Board of Emergency Medicine

    Baren has been a member of the ABEM Board of Directors since July 2012, and was elected to the Executive Committee in 2016. She is also an attending physician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and has served in many leadership roles at Penn Medicine and in professional organizations nationally. 

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  • Akins shines, Mattis wins to highlight T&F at Outdoor Championships

    Penn track and field had a banner weekend on the nation's biggest stage, with six current and former student-athletes achieving great heights at the 2019 USATF Outdoor Championships on the campus of Drake University.

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  • Cross country announces 2019 schedule

    Director Steve Dolan announced the men's and women's cross country teams will begin their season in the Fordham Fiasco at the Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx on Saturday, Sept. 7. 

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  • Drawing new lines

    Marc Meredith, associate professor of political science, assesses the Supreme Court rulings on gerrymandering and the census.


  • USTFCCCA recognizes 23 from track & field with All-Academic honors

    Penn’s men and women’s track & field programs were recognized with USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors, in addition to 23 individuals on the All-Academic list. The men finished the year with a cumulative GPA of 3.33, while the women were just ahead at 3.35. Both teams improved on their cumulative scores from last year. 

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  • The impact of social media: Is it irreplaceable?

    Jonah Berger, Wharton marketing professor and author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On, argues that for social media, the challenge going forward is not just having the best features, but staying relevant. “Social media isn’t a utility. It’s not like power or water where all people care about is whether it works.”

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  • Recent grad Goldenberg qualifies for U.S. Amateur

    Josh Goldenberg, a four-year member of Penn men’s golf team who graduated in May, will play in one of his sport's most prestigious events this summer after qualifying for the 2019 U.S. Amateur.

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  • Deputy director of the Abramson Cancer Center receives $3 million grant from The Gray Foundation

    The new Team Science Grant, titled the "Determinants of immune activity and molecular features in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers," will support Katherine L. Nathanson and her team as they study new approaches to understanding immune function both in healthy BRCA mutation carriers and BRCA-related cancers. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News