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  • Penn Law’s Quattrone Center offering grants to Penn faculty researching ways to improve fairness of U.S. justice system

    The Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice anticipates funding multiple projects each academic year, with an average award size of $50,000 per project, that will work to improve the country's criminal justice system.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Law

  • Merrick, Quinn to be inducted into Belmont Plateau Cross Country Hall of Fame

    Former Penn standout Dave Merrick and current assistant Kevin Quinn will be inducted into the Belmont Plateau Cross Country Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 25 at the Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park. 

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • 13 football players earn preseason recognition from Phil Steele's FCS Preview

    The Penn football team will enter camp with 13 players recognized as preseason All-Ivy by Phil Steele's annual FCS Preview Magazine, with six Quakers chosen as preseason first team selections.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Fuel economy standards: Would a freeze impact innovation?

    Wharton's Sarah Light and John Paul MacDuffie discuss a proposal to freeze U.S. fuel efficiency standards, a move that would reverse an Obama-era policy calling on automakers to hit an efficiency target of 54.5 mpg by 2025. 

    FULL STORY AT Knowledge@Wharton

  • Alef is for Allah, C is for cute

    Humanities professor Jamal J. Elias studies the emotional space occupied by children in modern Islamic societies in a new book, a visual representation of childhood in Islamic societies.


  • Jonathan Moreno receives bioethics lifetime achievement award

    The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities has awarded Penn Medicine bioethicist and PIK professor, Jonathan D. Moreno, its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Moreno is being honored for his “innumerable scholarly writings, service to national and international commissions and contributions to public discourse on bioethics.”

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Biomedical Graduate Studies program receives $2 million gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation to support scientists in training

    The gift will establish the Blavatnik Family Fellowship in Biomedical Research in the Penn Biomedical Graduate Studies (BGS) program. Six Penn BGS students for each of the next four academic years will be awarded funds as they begin independent investigations.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Women's rowing announces Class of 2022

    Head coach of women's rowing, Wesley Ng, has announced the program's list of recruits, following a spring season finishing a best-ever third at the Ivy League Championship.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Athletics

  • Inaugural class of the Michael Brown Penn-GSK postdoctoral fellowship award program commence unique collaborative training

    The Penn Medicine postdoc trainees, along with their mentors, will partner with GlaxoSmithKline to conduct pharmaceutical research in their respective fields.

    FULL STORY AT Penn Medicine News

  • Penn Vet teams with Merck Animal Health to educate young swine veterinarians

    In collaboration with Merck Animal Health, the School of Veterinary Medicine hosted its latest Swine University this summer, to educate veterinarians on swine health management and production.   

    FULL STORY AT Penn Vet