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  • Anita Allen receives honorary doctorate from the Netherlands’ University of Tilburg, speaks at The Hague

    Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Anita L. Allen accepted the degree and spoke about “unimagined and unimaginable futures,” connecting her childhood in racially segregated Atlanta, Georgia as the daughter of two teenagers without high school diplomas with the advent of the digital age. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Princeton Health to launch mental health first aid program

    In the new year, Princeton Health Community Wellness instructors will begin offering mental health first aid educational programs for professional such as school teachers and counselors, and individuals by request.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Julia Puchtler named to 2020 Class of Carol Emmott Fellowship

    Puchtler, the chief financial officer of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, has been named to the 2020 class of the Carol Emmott Fellowship. The fellowship was established to address the significant underrepresentation of women in the top ranks of hospital and health system leadership.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • What happens to education funding during the next recession?

    During a series of talks at Penn sponsored by Penn GSE’s Education Policy and Higher Education Divisions and the Wharton Public Policy Initiative, Scott Pattison, the former executive director of the National Governor’s Association, said higher education and K-12 leaders should start preparing for the next economic downturn now.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • The rising power of administrative data for health services research

    Penn’s Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy Center’s data model that maps key early childhood risk exposure across the neighborhoods is pioneering a revolution in data use.

    FULL STORY AT Leonard Davis Institute

  • Dean Mark Wolff inducted into The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

    Penn Dental Medicine’s Morton Amsterdam Dean, Dr. Mark Wolff, has been inducted as a Fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, alongside 23 other prominent leaders in medicine, academia, and public health advocacy.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine

  • Law professor Coglianese elected to ALI

     Penn Law Professor Cary Coglianese has been named one of the 50 lawyers, judges, and law professors recently elected to the American Law Institute (ALI). Coglianese is the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor at the Law School and Professor of Political Science in the School of Arts and Sciences. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • When curiosity meets nanodevice fabrication

    Maya Lassiter, doctoral GEM Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at Penn Engineering, is applying an instrumentation and systems perspective to understand how nanoscale robots can be fabricated, controlled and used to further biological research.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering

  • Penn DPS #1 in Security 500 for 13th consecutive year

    Maureen Rush, Vice President for Public Safety & Superintendent of Penn Police announced the award, who highlighted the partnership between Penn and the Philadelphia Fire Department as a special accomplishment.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Division of Public Safety

  • Men’s tennis announces spring schedule

    The spring schedule features 10 ranked opponents (as of November 13), including four in the top 25.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics