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  • #1 in NIH funding for second consecutive year

    With $13.4 million dollars in awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the School of Nursing  retains its top spot for a second consecutive year for 2018 research funding.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • How this undergrad is tackling energy waste with his social enterprise

    Turner Social Impact Society member Michael Wong co-founded InstaHub as a cost-effective solution to combat electricity waste from building lights.

    FULL STORY AT Wharton

  • Radhika Saxena is committed to seeking equality and justice for women internationally

    During law school, Saxena sought out professional experience in women’s rights and in general litigation practice, completing an internship with the Honorable Justice S. Muralidhar, known for progressive judgments on women’s rights and criminal law, and working with a lawyer who practiced at the Supreme Court of India. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • PAH on the move: Revitalizing spaces while retaining history

    The major project currently underway is the new Penn Spine Center, which will begin serving patients in early 2019. By virtue of being the nation’s first hospital, Pennsy is challenged to balance historic preservation with the need for patient-centered layouts.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • All eyes on Scheie: Looking toward the future of thyroid eye disease care

    Launched in November, Scheie’s Thyroid Eye Disease Program offers advanced care for patients with TED, also known as Graves’ eye disease or Graves’ orbitopathy. The program provides both medical and surgical interventions and treats patients at any stage of their disease.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Cooper Gardner named FCS ADA Academic All-Star

    Senior Cooper Gardner has been selected as one of 47 football players named to the FCS Athletic Directors Association Academic All-Star Team.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • iDesign Prize update: Snacks that are good for your pup, and the planet

    Alumnae Haley Russell and Laura Colagrande, the winners for the iDesign Prize, have brought cricket protein pet snack to market.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Design

  • Welcome Sally Bachman, new dean of SP2

    As of January 1, 2019, Sara “Sally” Bachman assumed the role of Dean at SP2, succeeding four years of leadership under John L. Jackson, Jr., Richard Perry University Professor.

    FULL STORY AT School of Social Policy & Practice

  • Sophie Hochhäusl and Daniel Barber contribute to Field Notes on architecture and the environment

    A new collection of positions on architecture and the environment edited by Assistant Professor Sophie Hochhäusl and ETH Visiting Professor Torsten Lange has been published in Architectural Histories. The collection, titled "Field Notes," is a collaboration between members of the European Architectural History Network's Architecture and Environment group.

    FULL STORY AT PennDesign

  • Discussing nondiscussables

    John D'Auria offers two strategies school leaders can use to turn conflict into open dialogue. 

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education