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  • Julie Fairman honored as first nurse to be a Garrison Lecturer

    The Penn Nursing professor’s lecture, “We Went to Mississippi: Nurses and Civil Rights Activism of the mid-1960s,” will be given at the American Association for the History of Medicine’s annual meeting.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing

  • How the Golden State Killer case ignited a privacy debate

    While the breakthrough in the longstanding cold-case is a success, the question of privacy and private DNA analytics services is challenged.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • The politics of data privacy in a post-Cambridge Analytica world

    Worries about data privacy, when user-generated data is monetized, leads to a larger question of regulation in the tech industry. 

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • First robot-assisted spinal surgery update: nine months later

    A robotic arm removed a rare spinal tumor from his neck in a first-ever surgery of its kind. Now, nine months on, the patient is back to work, and doctors reflect on the three-part, groundbreaking procedure.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Surprise! It's twins!

    Penn Vet's Michelle Linton assisted the preterm but healthy delivery of twin foals named Cache and Cherish. Carrying foals to term is quite unusual, and birthing healthy twins is especially unlikely.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Vet

  • Boosting EV demand is vital to meeting sales mandates

    Consumers lack information and resources to understand the benefits of switching to electric vehicles. To meet sales mandates, states need to address consumer concerns about EV battery range limitation, high cost, and charging infrastructure. 

    FULL STORY AT Kleinman Center

  • Winners announced for Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition for ventures

    Penn GSE and the Milken Family Foundation have announced the winners of the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition. Cash prizes totaling more than $100,000 were awarded to winning ventures aiming to improve teacher professional development, offer new paths for autism treatment, and create a new immersive experience for students to learn American Sign Language.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • 2018 Social Policy and Practice Awards

    At the School of Social Policy & Practice's 2018 Commencement, 12 outstanding students, staff, and faculty will be recognized with awards highlighting their contributions to social justice, research, and the Penn community.

    FULL STORY AT School of Social Policy & Practice

  • Why top performers quit

    In a paper titled "Quitting: The Downside of High Performance Expectations", Wharton professors examine how meeting expectations is a stressor top performers sometimes cannot bear. 

    FULL STORY AT Wharton

  • President Gutmann, Dr. Jill Biden, Wes Moore help launch Extraordinary Impact: The Campaign for Penn GSE

    The University president, former Second Lady, Graduate School of Education dean, and author and social entrepreneur launched a University-wide campaign to further the success and vision for the school.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education