Writers and worldviews at KWH
“Writers Without Borders,” an International Writers Series championed by Penn Provost Ronald J. Daniels, launches April 15 at the Kelly Writers House. The program will bring writers from across the globe—performance artists, journalists, poets, autobiographers, dramatists—to Penn to share their insights, ideas and worldviews with the University community.
"I [wanted to] focus on my other passion ... to make sure that Latinos are getting Latino heritage in the real way."
Photo credit: Candace diCarlo Johnny Irizarry has spent the past quarter century working to educate Philadelphia’s blossoming Hispanic community.
The future of medicine
Heart disease. Cancer. Stroke. Diabetes. Alzheimer’s. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these are the Nos. 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7 leading causes of death in the United States, respectively, responsible for nearly 1.5 million deaths in 2004, the most recent year studied.