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  • Lisa Lewis named a Fellow of the American Heart Association

    Lewis, an associate professor of nursing in the Department of Family & Community Health, a Calvin Bland Fellow, and Penn Nursing’s Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusivity, is recognized for her scientific and professional accomplishments, as well as volunteer leadership and service.  

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Penn GSE scholars on Education Week's list of influencers in education

    Seven researchers from Penn GSE, plus another Penn faculty member with a secondary appointment at GSE, have made Education Week’s 2019 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings list.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • Pediatric anesthesiologist Ronald Litman uses Penn Law ML degree to advocate for increased patient safety

    Litman is a Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who will use his ML degree to advocate for increased regulations related to the safe administration of medicine.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Designs for making the archive visible

    Through a partnership with PennDesign, the Penn Museum is displaying a collection of objects made just weeks ago. The objects are the work of first-year graduate architecture students who were asked to imagine a 42,000-square-foot addition to the museum that would integrate collections storage, gallery, and event spaces.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Design

  • Penn GSE receives $8.6M in 2018 to prepare teachers of the future

    The Graduate School of Education has received $8.6 M in 2018 to support its teacher education programs, including grants for student scholarships and the development of innovative coursework and fieldwork for the School’s Urban Teacher Apprenticeship Program.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • Forging a career in neuroscience—female leaders share advice for future scientists

    The campaign, developed by FOCUS on Women’s Health and Leadership and Penn Medicine Communications, promotes the work being done by women at Penn Medicine and aims to inspire early-career women in academic medicine through the examples of successful women role models.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Where do Philadelphia principals go when they leave schools?

    According to Penn GSE’s Matthew Steinberg, when Philadelphia principals leave a school, they are more likely to either take another job in Philadelphia or leave public education.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • Big-hearted Quarter Horse fights through EPM to finish strong

    When Allie arrived at New Bolton Center, she had vestibular ataxia, a severe loss of balance and coordination. After some preliminary tests, the horse tested positive for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), a common and dreaded diagnosis for horse lovers.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Vet

  • Apple’s troubles in China predict problems for other U.S. firms

    Wharton's Kartik Hosanagar discusse the problems Apple is facing in China. Along with a slowing economy and a burgeoning trade war with the U.S., Chinese rivals are bumping the iPhone’s once-dominant market share in the country. 

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Avoiding return trips to the hospital

    At LG Health, geriatricians and hospitalists collaborate with local nursing facilities to reduce readmissions by utilizing on-site medical directors, advanced practice providers, standardized processes, and improved transitions of care for a 30-day readmission rate of about half the national rate.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News