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  • Burkholder, Hochhäusl, and Udell earn distinguished teaching awards

    Sean Burkholder, Sophie Debiasi Hochhäusl, and Willie Udell received G. Holmes Perkins Teaching Awards for 2020, in recognition of distinguished teaching and innovation in a classroom, seminar, or studio setting. 

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • The best books about Ramadan for children

    This spring, Penn GSE doctoral student Rabani Garg created a list of the best children’s books about Ramadan that resonate with both Muslim and non-Muslim readers.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • YouTube to feature articles in effort to combat misinformation

    YouTube has begun featuring fact-checks from and other authoritative third-party sources when users search for information, in an expanded effort in the United States to correct misinformation, especially on fast-moving news topics like the coronavirus pandemic.

    FULL STORY AT Annenberg Public Policy Center

  • Climate change takeaways from the global COVID stress-test

    Oscar Serpell argues that in order to launch a coordinated response to COVID or climate change, nations need to be able to trust each another and set aside their economic and geopolitical differences.

    FULL STORY AT Kleinman Center

  • Oil price shock: What it means for producers and consumers

    Experts from the Penn Wharton Budget Model highlight the close relationship between oil prices and business investments in the U.S.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • A community’s unwavering support of its hospital

    The outbreak of COVID-19 presented Chester County Hospital with a crisis of potentially equal proportions. With the first diagnosed cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania, calls from the community began rolling into all areas of the hospital, and soon unsolicited offers of PPE, food, funds, and even shoes and other necessities were coming in.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Law students partner with Thomson Reuters to lead seminal research on male allyship and the future of work

    Led by Associate Dean of International Affairs Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Penn Law has partnered with Thomson Reuters to conduct a first of its kind study examining the relationship between emerging male leaders and their relationships with the women with whom they work across legal and business sectors. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Daniel A. Hammer and Miriam Wattenbarger to offer summer course on COVID-19

    Hammer will offer a course on COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic during Penn’s Summer II session, which will be held online this year. The course, Biotechnology, Immunology, and COVID-19, will be co-taught with Miriam Wattenbarger, senior lecturer in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering

  • The 2020 Penn Nursing Faculty Award recipients

    All the honorees will be recognized during a virtual, end-of-the-year event that is being planned.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Bomyi Lim receives KIChE President Young Investigator

    Bomyi Lim, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Biomolecular Engineering, has been selected by the U.S. Chapter of the Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE) as the recipient of the KIChE President Young Investigator Award.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Engineering