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  • President Gutmann, Dr. Jill Biden, Wes Moore help launch Extraordinary Impact: The Campaign for Penn GSE

    The University president, former Second Lady, Graduate School of Education dean, and author and social entrepreneur launched a University-wide campaign to further the success and vision for the school.

    FULL STORY AT Graduate School of Education

  • 2018 Social Policy and Practice Awards

    At the School of Social Policy & Practice's 2018 Commencement, 12 outstanding students, staff, and faculty will be recognized with awards highlighting their contributions to social justice, research, and the Penn community.

    FULL STORY AT School of Social Policy & Practice

  • Why top performers quit

    In a paper titled "Quitting: The Downside of High Performance Expectations", Wharton professors examine how meeting expectations is a stressor top performers sometimes cannot bear. 

    FULL STORY AT Wharton

  • Imaging cancer therapy

    A tracer developed at Penn that makes PARP-1 visible via PET scanning is the latest biomarker of the function and potential efficacy of PARP inhibitors in current ovarian cancer research.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Brothers in advocacy

    The Wharton 22s is an initiative to promote gender parity by encouraging awareness, dialogue, and action by men within the Wharton community. Founded in 2015 as an affiliate of Wharton Women in Business, and with a name that calls attention to the gender pay gap, the 22s organization now has hundreds of members.

    FULL STORY AT Wharton

  • Physical therapy helps Parkinson’s disease patients hold steady

    A new rehabilitation program encourages movement as neuroprotective therapy to slow the loss of the dopamine neurons responsible for the physical decline in Parkinson's patients.  

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Congratulations to the 2018 Penn Nursing faculty award recipients

    A list of the award winners who will be honored at the Student-Alumni-Faculty Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 11th.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Nursing

  • Penn researchers elected American Statistical Association fellows

    Min Yao Li and Sharon Xie are the newest fellows elected to the largest statistician organization in the U.S.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • This research will put you to sleep

    From monitoring patients' sleep like vital signs, to making hospital room environments more relaxing, researchers with the Rest Project at the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation are working with hospital clinicians to get their patients to sleep better.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • 2018 Arts and Sciences Dean’s Scholars

    A list of this year's 20 students honored for their academic success.

    FULL STORY AT Almanac