Penn Panel Reflects on the 2005 Philadelphia Grand Jury Report on Child Sex Abuse in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Marking the 10-year anniversary of the largest of three grand jury reports, a panel hosted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society reflected on the “Ramifications of the Philadelphia Grand Jury Report on Child Sex Abuse in the Archdiocese: Lessons Learned and Lessons S
It’s called bird flu for a reason. Particular characteristics about the influenza virus known as H5N1 allow it to primarily affect avifauna, though in some worrying cases the disease has been passed to humans.
By Claire Daly
Harry Glicklich first set foot on the Appalachian Trail at summer camp almost 10 years ago. Although he only hiked a small section, the trip has been in the back of his mind ever since.
Children of Abraham: Abbas at University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery
November 21, 2015 – March 20, 2016
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World leaders’ predisposition towards aggressive military action or peacemaking can be measured by early indicators in their life-experiences.
That’s the conclusion drawn in Why Leaders Fight, a new book co-authored by Michael Horowitz, an associate professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Ebola virus acts fast. The course of infection, from exposure to recovery, or death, can take as little as two weeks. That may not leave enough time for the immune system to mount an effective response.
The University of Pennsylvania’s inaugural Green Purchasing Awards presented by Penn’s Purchasing Services and Green Campus Partnership were announced at the annual Purchasing Services Supplier Show, Sept. 30.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have received a five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop materials for multifunctional coatings on emergency tents, enabling them to manage water, prevent the spread of bacteria and capture and store solar energy.
The University of Pennsylvania will honor seven alumni at the 81st annual Alumni Award of Merit Gala hosted by David L. Cohen, chairman of Penn’s Board of Trustees; Penn President Amy Gutmann; and Penn Alumni President Julie Platt on Friday, Nov. 6.
University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the President’s Innovation Prize, a competitively awarded annual prize aimed at building on the University’s culture of innovation and entrepreneurship while underscoring the high priority that Penn places on edu
People with lupus, an autoimmune disease, suffer from fatigue, joint pain and swelling and also have a markedly increased risk of developing osteoporosis. Clinical trials have shown that receiving a transplant of mesenchymal stem cells can greatly improve the condition of lupus patients, yet it has not been clear why this treatment strategy works so well.
Barely one minute into his Penn Lightbulb Café talk on “The Anatomy of Violence,” University of Pennsylvania professor Adrian Raine pointed to a slide projected on the screen behind him that showed the cracked skull of a 19th–century railroad worker Phineas Gage, alongside a sepia-colored image of the maimed man.
Penn Panel on 10-year Anniversary of Grand Jury Report on Child Sex Abuse in the Philadelphia Archdiocese
WHO: The University of Pennsylvania’s Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society will host a panel discussion featuring: &n
Family Risk of Breast Cancer Does Not Negatively Affect General Psychosocial Adjustment Among Pre-Teen Girls, Penn Study Finds
Girls from families with a history of breast cancer, or genetic mutations that increase the risk of a breast cancer diagnosis, seem to adjust just as well as other girls when it comes to general anxiety, depression and overall psychosocial adjustment, according to new research from the
Penn Researchers Examine Effects of Federal Recommendations on Cartilage Repair Studies in Large Animal Models
More than 21 million people in the United States suffer from cartilage damage, and if left untreated, cartilage defects can cause disability and more widespread joint disease. In recent years, scientists have focused on development of new treatments for cartilage repair.
“Preach!” is a common refrain heard among audience members when Tukufu Zuberi gives a public talk. “Preach,” someone will say in affirmation when he speaks passionately about Africa’s central role in world affairs or rails against racism.
More than 125 students from 25 middle schools across Philadelphia attended a youth summit focused on leading their schools to create healthy changes on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the University of Pennsylvania.