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  • Third Time's the Charm: Reeham Salah Wins Individual National Championship

    For the third straight year, University of Pennsylvania junior Reeham Salah advanced to the CSA Individual championship match. Her freshman year, she lost to Trinity's Kanzy El Defrawy. Last season ,she fell to Georgina Kennedy from Harvard. Standing in her way of the title yet again on Sunday would be Kennedy.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Patients with Severe Head Injuries Have Better Outcomes when Treated by Trauma Centers, Even if it Means Bypassing other Hospitals

    Patients who sustain severe head injuries tend to have better outcomes if they are taken to a designated trauma center, but 44 percent of them are first taken to hospitals without these specialized care capabilities, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn Champions Club Women's Giving Challenge Runs Through March 31

    The 2018 Penn Champions Club Women's Giving Challenge started on March 1 and will continue through March 31 with the purpose of empowering the current and future generation of women of Penn Athletics. During the 31-day fundraising challenge, an anonymous donor has pledged up to $100,000 to match all new and increased dollars raised by Penn Athletic alumni, family members and friends to any varsity athletic program with a women's team.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Penn Medicine Emergency Medicine Physician and Digital Health Expert Raina Merchant Appointed to JAMA Editorial Board

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Announcing the Julian Abele Endowed Fellowship Fund

    The Weitzman School has established the Julian Abele Fellowship in Architecture, which will be given annually to a graduate architecture student or students. The Fellowship is named for the first Black architect to graduate from Penn.

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • Two Native American undergraduates thrive at Wharton

    At Penn, less than 1% of the student body identifies as Native American, but in the diverse schools and through Natives at Penn, Native students have forged a close-knit community. Wharton Stories speaks with Ryly Ziese, a finance concentrator and member of the Cherokee Nation, and Lauren McDonald, a finance and business analytics concentrator and member of the Onondaga Nation.

    FULL STORY AT Wharton Stories

  • Penn Medicine launches new Center for Living Donation to increase transplant opportunities

    The Penn Transplant Institute’s new Center will expand care for living donors, helping to maximize the number of lives saved through liver and kidney transplantation.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn’s Women in Computer Science chapter holds its seventh annual and first-ever virtual FemmeHacks

    FemmeHacks is Philadelphia’s first all-women collegiate hackathon, hosted by Penn’s Women in Computer Science chapter to empower, educate, and inspire women and nonbinary folks across the nation. This year’s event in February went virtual for the first time.

    FULL STORY AT Mack Institute for Innovation Management

  • Russo, Webb named All-Ivy from men's cross country

    Thanks to their top-14 performances at Saturday's Ivy League Heptagonal Cross Country Championships, Anthony Russo and Sam Webb were named second-team All-Ivy.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Students’ innovative orthotic device wins Rothberg Catalyzer

    At Penn Health-Tech’s Rothberg Catalyzer  two-day makerthon that challenges interdisciplinary student teams to prototype and pitch medical devices, a team of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics graduate students won with their orthotic device that children with cerebral palsy can more comfortably wear as they sleep.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Blog