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  • Wharton’s Forté Scholarship recipients

    Archana Patel, Sruthi Mylavarapu, Cynthia Obiozor, and Shilpi Mittal received scholarships from the Forté Foundation for their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

    FULL STORY AT Wharton Stories

  • Penn Dental to join innovative collaboration at PHMC Public Health Campus on Cedar

    Plans are underway to open a PHMC Dental facility at PHMC Public Health Campus on Cedar, with dental care provided by a mix of dental students and AEGD residents at a state- of-the-art, 11-chair facility in 2023.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • Cash payments linked to improved HIV prevention and outcomes

    New research from LDI Associate Fellow Aaron Richterman and Senior Fellow Harsha Thirumurthy highlights an approach to achieving a range of HIV public health goals: Just give people cash.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Karen Goldberg awarded Nichols Medal

    The Karen I. Goldberg, Vagelos Professor of Energy Research, has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 William H. Nichols Medal of the American Chemistry Society for her pioneering work in organometallic reaction mechanisms.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts & Sciences

  • Penn LDI SUMR 2022 Program marked by heightened sense of racial justice and academic purpose

    The 23rd annual Summer Undergraduate Minority Research (SUMR) Program co-sponsored by Penn LDI and the Wharton School’s Health Care Management Department concludes with the largest class, the most funding, and record numbers of faculty mentors and lecturers.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • CHOP and Penn Medicine launch Kidney Innovation Center

    Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Penn Medicine are jointly launching the Penn-CHOP Kidney Innovation Center to enhance collaboration between the institutions and transform patient care through a cooperative approach to precision medicine.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Intervention video from the Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab wins Stanford University’s Strengthening Democracy Challenge

    The video reduced anti-democratic attitudes, support for The video by Samantha Moore-Berg, director of the Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab, reduced anti-democratic attitudes, support for partisan violence, and partisan animosity among 32,000 Americans.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg School for Communication

  • Diversity in the Stacks: Japanese women photographers collection

    The 20th-century history of photography in Japan has disproportionately emphasized the work of male photographers. To challenge this, scholars have been illuminating the role of Japanese women photographers throughout the decades.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Libraries

  • Penn Medicine selected for federal racial equity in postpartum care program

    An innovative postpartum preeclampsia prevention intervention created by Perelman School of Medicine physicians Adi Hirshberg and Sindhu Srinivas, Maternal Mortality Prevention Innovation, has received a Department of Health and Human Services Racial Equity in Postpartum Care Challenge Award.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Child care gig workers are getting scammed. Why aren’t the platforms where scammers lurk doing more about it?

    Annenberg School for Communication professor Julia Ticona spoke to domestic gig workers about the scams they face on the platforms where they find work and how they help one another avoid them.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg School for Communication