Pennsylvania takes steps to ensure its high-need schools have excellent STEM teachers
As part of Pennsylvania’s commitment to close the achievement gaps and provide all students with high-quality teachers, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation announced the inaugural class of Pennsylvania Teaching Fellows.
Dunphy to be inducted into Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame
Fran Dunphy, who spent 17 years as head coach of the men's basketball program and remains its winningest coach, was recently named as one of 15 sports greats to be inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame.
Bauermeister selected for Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship
Twenty one senior health care leaders were chosen to join the Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship’s fifth class and the program’s network of health care entrepreneurs and innovators from across the United States.
Adding immunotherapy after initial treatment can benefit metastatic lung cancer patients
Multiple trials have shown that by using these definitive treatment techniques on all visible tumor sites, patients can end up with better outcomes than what they would get with chemotherapy alone. The trial went one step further and added immunotherapy. In addition to the significant increase in overall average progression-free survival (PFS), the average PFS from the start of administering the drug pembrolizumab was 18.7 months.
Trauma chaplaincy is Philadelphia native Barbara Trawick’s second career. After retiring from her administrative role at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, she was introduced to pastoral care through a church program that offered training for volunteers.