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  • Penn baseball players shine during 2019 summer ball season

    This summer, 18 athletes competed on 14 different teams from Vermont down through the Texas valleys. Numerous players reached their league’s respective all-star games and played against fellow college baseball players from a variety of conferences.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Penn engineers receive three grants through Manufacturing PA Initiative

    The three projects spearheaded by Penn are led by Kevin Turner, Shu Yang, and Mark Yim and were each granted approximately $70,000. The Penn professors will be collaborating with Pennsylvania-based companies to innovate the printing industry, medical devices, and drug treatments. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering Blog

  • #WomenofPenn: Time for the circadian field

     Shaon Sengupta, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Penn and an attending neonatologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, spoke with  Amita Sehgal about her work, which centers on the 24-hour rhythms that drive animal behavior. Like Sehgal, Sengupta is also interested in how chronobiology affects human health, and began her science education in India. Her interview is part of a yearlong online campaign highlighting #WomenofPenn. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Is a long, shallow recession on the way?

    Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel discusses whether the U.S. economy is facing an imminent recession, with the recent mix of deteriorating economic indicators pointing to a slowdown.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Internal control audits: Why an SEC proposal could hurt more than it helps

    Wharton's Daniel Taylor discusses his research on why proposed SEC changes on small firm audits could lead to more accounting scandals.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Olympic gold medalist Bryan Volpenhein named the Nicholas B. Paumgarten Head Coach of men’s heavyweight rowing

    Bryan Volpenhein, a three-time Olympian who stroked the United States to a gold medal in 2004, arrives at Penn with high-level experience as the United States National Team Coach, where he selected and trained the men's four for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and led three boats to gold medals during international competition.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Penn football game day information

    Penn football returns on October 4, beginning a five-game home schedule that concludes with the season finale on November 23.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Women’s basketball releases 2019-20 schedule

    Coming off an Ivy League regular season championship last season, the Quakers will host 12 games at The Palestra, with marquee matchups in the non-conference including a trip to ACC power Duke and a winter break jaunt to Hawaii for two games in The Aloha State. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a bathroom?

    Prefabricated bathroom pods are just one of the items manufactured for the Pavilion at PennFab, Penn Medicine’s off-site manufacturing facility in Grey’s Ferry. Prefab assemblies add flexibility to a complicated project, improving efficiency and uniformity in the design.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn Medicine’s Jill M. Baren elected president of the American Board of Emergency Medicine

    Baren has been a member of the ABEM Board of Directors since July 2012, and was elected to the Executive Committee in 2016. She is also an attending physician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and has served in many leadership roles at Penn Medicine and in professional organizations nationally. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News