Philly water straight from the tap
A collaborative city-wide campaign that included ImpactED and the Water Center at Penn helped spread the word that Philadelphia tap water is safe and healthy to drink.
Lending a hand at the Farm Show
At the Pennsylvania Farm Show, the School of Veterinary Medicine showcased its role in sustaining one of the state’s largest industries.
2020 is the perfect year to engage students as active citizens
In 2020, young people will get a clear look at how individual actions can shape government and policy, and how these affect their lives in tangible ways.
New intervention for ‘aging out’ youth from foster care
Caring Adults R Everywhere (C.A.R.E.), a social support program for young adults aging out of foster care, has released a new treatment manual designed to help practitioners build effective mentoring programs.
Penn President receives top honor from Pennsylvania Society
The $50,000 philanthropic gift on Amy Gutmann’s behalf was matched by Penn, totaling $100,000 to support West Philadelphia’s Henry C. Lea Elementary School.
What is The Penn Fund?
Emily Kernan, executive director of The Penn Fund, discusses the mission of The Penn Fund and why donating is such a personally meaningful experience for many alumni.
Seven years later, PrEP access remains a challenge
Getting PrEP in the hands of high-risk communities remains a challenge; Penn researchers and practitioners are finding ways to reduce barriers and investigate new forms of the drug.
Scholarship donors, students celebrate at ‘electric’ event
Penn students and their scholarship donors joined on campus to celebrate the beauty of giving at the annual Scholarship Celebration.
Math, stereotypes, and social belonging
Philip Gressman, professor of mathematics, discusses how stereotype threat can affect student performance in math, and how social belonging can curb it.
Using science to make cities safer and healthier
In a Q&A, criminologist John MacDonald discusses his new book, grounded in years of research on the positive effects of remediation like fixing up abandoned lots and houses.