Penn establishes center to accelerate coronavirus research
The Center for Research on Coronaviruses and Other Emerging Pathogens aims to advance research efforts and support development of new therapies and vaccines.
At drive-through testing sites, Penn providers on the front lines of a pandemic
Penn Medicine physicians, nurses, and advanced practice providers have rapidly mobilized to transform a parking lot in West Philadelphia into a COVID-19 testing site.
Extraordinary measures: Penn services step up to support students with critical needs leaving campus
Staff in Residential Services, Student Registration and Financial Services, Student Intervention Services, Penn First Plus, Penn Global, and College Houses and Academic Services gathered to support students leaving campus and respond to Penn’s most vulnerable populations.
Penn Trustees approve 2020-21 tuition; financial aid budget expands support for middle-income families
At its meeting today, the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees approved a 3.9% increase in tuition for the coming year, while also approving a record $256 million undergraduate financial aid budget, the largest financial aid budget in Penn’s history.
Conserving the nation’s first chartered hospital
The Stuart Weitzman School of Design’s PennPraxis and the Center for Architectural Conservation will examine, assess, and prioritize the conservation of the buildings, grounds, and collections of the Pennsylvania Hospital.
Scrap metal-powered lights win Y-Prize 2020
The winning team of this year’s Y-Prize, an invention competition in which entrants are challenged to pitch an innovative business plan for a technology developed at Penn Engineering, Metal Light, proposes technology to provide illumination for houses not connected to electrical grids.
Picturing the future Lehigh Valley
Penn Praxis is a Design Partner with the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, along with a team of Design Fellows, to design a 25-year plan for the region called Future LV for ecological health and quality of life in cities, towns, and undeveloped areas.
The McGraw Prize partners with Penn GSE to celebrate education changemakers
Since 1988, the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education has honored innovators who are transforming teaching and learning. Penn GSE is now the new home of the prize, partnering with the McGraw family.
In partnership with the state, a comprehensive focus on wildlife health
The Pennsylvania Wildlife Futures Program, a collaboration between the School of Veterinary Medicine and the Pennsylvania Game Commission, will leverage Penn Vet’s expertise to address wildlife health problems.
Urban planning for biodiversity after bushfires
The Weitzman School’s Richard Weller visited Sydney for a two-week intensive on critical urban challenges and converting a parkland into an incubator for wildlife.