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  • Reducing complexity to increase security

    Penn received a five-year, $7.5 million grant from the Office of Naval Research for software complexity reduction, or simplifying complex internet protocols to build greater security. The project will create new ways to provide greater security and resilience for legacy Navy software.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Blog

  • Prosthetic valve mismatches common in transcatheter valve replacement procedure, increasing risk of death

    A multi-institutional study, led by researchers from Penn Medicine, found that among patients who underwent a transcatheter aortic valve replacement, a high number experienced severe and moderate cases of prosthesis-patient mismatch—meaning the implanted heart valve is too small for the patient which can lead to inadequate blood flow. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Bryzgalova, Levine capture Cissie Leary Memorial crowns

    Freshman women's tennis team member Iuliia Bryzgalova captured the Cissie Leary Memorial Invitational singles crown on Sunday at Hecht Tennis Center. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Graziani, Zhu win in doubles at Ivy Plus

    The freshman duo of Eduoardo Graziani and Kevin Zhu teamed up in doubles to win the Gold Draw at the Ivy Plus. Graziani and Zhu defeated Dartmouth's pair 6-4 to win the Ivy Plus' Gold Draw.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • New article details how courts can address the power imbalance in corporate governance

    In a recent article, corporate governance expert and Penn Law professor Jill Fisch called for increased judicial scrutiny of board-adopted corporate governance bylaws in light of the imbalance of power between shareholders and boards of directors.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Penn Athletics to broadcast record number of live events on NBC Sports Philadelphia

     Penn Athletics is partnering with NBC Sports Philadelphia for a record number of live broadcasts on the regional sports network during the 2018-19 year. All 17 live events will be produced by the Penn Sports Network. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Professor Jessa Lingel leads zine-making workshop on feminist pedagogy

    For the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Department’s pedagogy seminar, Lingel led a collaborative zine-making workshop. The final product is currently stocked at Blue Stockings, a feminist bookstore in New York City, and Wooden Shoe, an anarchist bookstore in Philadelphia.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg School for Communication

  • Penn Medicine, Grand View Health announce alliance

    The University of Pennsylvania Health System and Grand View Health's partnership will focus on the development of joint clinical care programs to improve health care for people in Bucks and Montgomery counties and the surrounding areas.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Helping students “fall in love with architecture” at a Bronx high school

    For the past four years, alumna Amneris Rasuk has taught at In-Tech Academy, a public middle and high school in the Bronx. For her architecture class, of which students receive college credit, Rasuk has created a yearlong program that she describes as “geometry in architecture.” But funding for proper tools—especially those used to draft—is few and far between.

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • Penn Dental awarded $1M scholarship grant from Delta Dental Community Care Foundation

    Delta Dental's Oral Health Education grant will award two $25,000 scholarships each year to dental medicine students who participate in community outreach as students and plan to work with underserved populations after graduation. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Dental Medicine