Morris Arboretum’s Horticulture Center Awarded Montco Land Development Award
On November 16, the Montgomery County Planning Commission presented its Montgomery Awards, acknowledging outstanding land development and revitalization achievements in Montgomery County.
Marjorie Rendell to Speak Today at Civic House
PHILADELPHIA – Marjorie Rendell, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and a member of the Board of Overseers for the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, will speak at 4:30 p.m. today at Civic House, 3914 Locust Walk on the Penn campus.
Penn Medicine Physicians Receive Five-Year, $7.5 Million Grant for Breast Cancer Screening Research
University of Pennsylvania researchers have received a five-year, $7.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to create the Penn Center for Innovation in Personalized Breast Cancer Screening (PCIPS), dedicated to studying emerging methods of breast cancer detection.
Antibiotics for Acne Linked to Sore Throat, Penn Study Shows
Oral antibiotics used to treat acne are linked to symptoms of sore throat, according to a study by researchers with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, published Online First in the Archives of Dermatology , one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
University of Pennsylvania to Launch New Online Web Tool for K-16 Global Studies Educators
PHILADELPHIA— Four centers at the University of Pennsylvania have joined to create the Greater Philadelphia Education Network Web site, a gateway to global resources for Delaware Valley K-16 educators.
Penn Senior and Penn Alum Win Marshall Scholarships
PHILADELPHIA— The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania today announced that Corey Metzman and Michael Poll have won United Kingdom Government Scholarships for gra
Ballparks as Urban Anchors: MLB Leaders Discuss Role of Ballparks in Their Communities at Penn IUR Event
PHILADELPHIA — The Penn Institute for Urban Research will host a panel discussion with leaders from Major League Baseball teams at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Houston Hall's Bodek Lounge.
Penn Study: More Green, Less Crime: Rehabilitating Vacant Lots Improves Urban Health, Safety
PHILADELPHIA – Greening of vacant urban land may affect the health and safety of nearby residents, according to a study published online in the American Journal of Epidemiology this week.
Penn Sociology Professor Studies Talk at the Brink
In October 1962, following the discovery of Soviet nuclear missile sites in Cuba, U.S. President John F. Kennedy called his top advisors together to determine America’s response. It was no time to mince words. America was on the brink of war and the fate of the world hung in the balance.
In New Study, Penn Researchers Unveil Decline of Higher Education Opportunity and Affordability in Illinois
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education have found a decade-long decline of higher education opportunity and affordability in Illinois. They also found that state leaders have abandoned effective policies that once resulted in outstanding perform