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  • Diversity in the Stacks: Folk and tribal arts in South Asia

    Penn Libraries have aimed to acquire more materials related to South Asian folk and tribal traditions, with particular interest in arts and performance. Additional funding last year allowed for a directed purchase of several hundred volumes related to South Asian painting, textiles, music, and dance.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries

  • Educating civil rights advocates

    This fall, the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School will welcome Cara McClellan as the founding director and Associate Practice Professor of the Advocacy for Racial and Civil Justice Clinic, the Law School’s newest in-house clinic, which will provide students with hands-on experience working in civil rights litigation and policy advocacy around systemic racism.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Announcing the Katz Center 2022–23 fellows

    The cohort for the 2022–23 academic year will engage the theme of Jews and Modern Legal Culture, hailing from Israel, France, Germany, Canada, and the United States, and representing a range of methodological, disciplinary, and historical specializations.

    FULL STORY AT Herbert D. Katz Center

  • How spirituality, language, and culture influence social determinants of health

    LDI senior fellows and associate professors at Penn’s School of Nursing Adriana Perez and Margo Carthon co-edited a special journal edition focused on how cultural conditions influence social determinants of health.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • How regulating charlatans could hurt consumers

    When it comes to keeping charlatans out of high-skilled professions like medicine or financial services, regulatory barriers such as licensing or certification could result in higher prices for consumers, according to a study co-authored by Wharton’s Jules H. van Binsbergen.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge at Wharton

  • Struggling with social anxiety as we prepare for reentry post-COVID? Anxiety expert shares how to cope

    Some people who have never experienced social anxiety in the past may go through reentry anxiety with COVID restrictions easing. For most people, these feelings and worries will likely disappear the more they engage with others. Anxiety expert Hillary Ammon, an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine, says that reentry may be a challenge for someone who suffers from social anxiety—an anxiety disorder that causes extreme fear in social settings.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Postdoctoral fellow Beans Velocci wins dissertation award

    Beans Velocci, a postdoctoral fellow in history and sociology of science, has received the John D’Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award from the Organization of American Historians. The award is given annually for the best Ph.D. dissertation in U.S. LGBTQ history. Velocci’s dissertation, Binary Logic: Race, Expertise, and the Persistence of Uncertainty in American Sex Research, studies American scientific research into sex between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts & Sciences

  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation Paideia Program announces Class of 2025 Paideia Fellows

    The 25 students into the class of 2025 SNF Paideia Fellows are a select group of undergraduate students committed to developing the knowledge, skills, and values needed for effective, ethical, and civil dialogue in a diverse world.

    FULL STORY AT Paideia Program

  • Antitrust by algorithm

    In the Stanford Computational Antitrust Journal, Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and professor of political science, and Alicia Lai explore machine-learning algorithms’ potential role in antitrust regulation.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • New research institute dedicated to advancing the care of pediatric cardiovascular diseases

    Led by Daniel P. Kelly, director of the Penn Cardiovascular Institute (Penn CVI), CHOP CVI combines the best of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Penn Medicine to develop novel research programs and partner with existing programs to improve pediatric cardiovascular care.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News