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  • How to successfully recruit minority adolescents for STI/HIV prevention research

    A new paper published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities outlines successful practices in facilitating recruitment, achieving study aims for adolescent engagement, and ensuring more efficient use of human and material resources in racial/ ethnic minority adolescent STI/HIV prevention research.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • The GM strike: What are the mounting costs?

    Wharton’s John Paul MacDuffie discusses fallout from the GM strike and the threat of a wider impact across the U.S. economy.

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Radiation may lower potential for side effects of CAR T therapy in non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

    A Penn study shows the benefit of radiation given 30 days or less before CAR T infusion, where patients did not experience serious cytokine release syndrome or neurotoxicity.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • American Academy of Nursing announces new fellows

    Eight nursing professionals with ties to Penn Nursing will be inducted as 2019 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. Two are current Penn employees and alumnae; one being a current faculty member; and the other being a program director at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center. The additional six are Penn Nursing alumni.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing News

  • Lisa Servon awarded Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professorship

    A professor and chair of the Department of City and Regional Planning at the Stuart Weitzman School of Design, Servon has just been appointed the Kevin and Erica Penn Presidential Professor. It’s one of two presidential professorships established as part of the School’s Lead by Design Campaign with the goal of diversifying the faculty by attracting and retaining acclaimed scholars and practitioners in endowed positions. 

    FULL STORY AT Weitzman School of Design

  • The Customer Centricity Playbook wins Best Business Book Award

    The Customer Centricity Playbook, from authors Peter Fader and Sarah Toms for companies to revolutionize the way they think about their customers, has been named a winner of a 2019 Digital Book Award.

    FULL STORY AT Wharton

  • Brooks and Philippi named 2019 football captains

    Two veterans with Ivy League championship experience are set to serve as captains of the 2019 Penn Football team with the selection of seniors Karekin Brooks and Sam Philippi by their teammates.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Wrestling announces 2019-20 schedule

    The 2019-20 wrestling schedule will see #TheMovement make its first trip to Penn State since 2009 as a dual with the four-time defending national champions highlights the upcoming season for the Quakers.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Dual ML/MBA degrees combine education in law and business

    Penn students have a unique opportunity to marry a Master in Law degree from the Law School and an MBA from Wharton, combining foundational knowledge in law and business.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Margo Natalie Crawford is appointed Director of the Center for Africana Studies

    Crawford specializes in 20th- and 21st-century African American literature, cultural movements, and visual art, and radical black imaginations and the global dimensions of black aesthetics. She succeeds Camille Z. Charles, who directed the center from 2009 until this year.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Arts and Sciences