The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Pennsylvania’s Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology a five-year, $5 Million grant to establish the Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Hub for Research, Education, & Innovation.
John L. Jackson Jr., dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, is harnessing the power of faculty and student expertise to address some of the most pressing social justice issues in America.
As a member of Mask and Wig, Max Levy’s voice can be heard around the University of Pennsylvania campus, but the bass/baritone has performed to audiences outside of campus, including the prestigious Tanglewood Festival Chorus.
It’s not only physicians and nurses who can make a difference in health care. Sometimes it takes a history major and some careful observation to help effect positive change.
On Thursday, Sept. 10, Penn President Amy Gutmann hosted the David and Lyn Silfen University Forum in Beijing, convening a panel of renowned figures in conversation on the roles of China and the United States in the world.
University of Pennsylvania Announces Collaboration With City of Philadelphia on New White House Metro Lab Network
The University of Pennsylvania will partner with the City of Philadelphia as part of the White House’s new Metro Lab Network, which aims to improve urban infrastructure and foster equitable development in cities.
People with congenital stationary night blindness, or CSNB, have normal vision during the day but find it difficult or impossible to distinguish objects in low light. This rare condition is present from birth and can seriously impact quality of life, especially in locations and conditions where artificial illumination is not available.
WHO: Dorothy Roberts
Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor
The widespread practice of incentivizing mammogram completion via cash payments, typically by insurance companies and ranging from $10 to $250, is unethical according to a Viewpoint article published this week in
Like the hairs they resemble, cilia come in all lengths, from short to long. But unlike the hair on our heads, the length of sensory cilia on nerve cells in our noses is of far more than merely cosmetic significance.
Blood Cancers Develop When Immune Cell DNA Editing Enzyme Hits Off-target Spots in the Genome, Penn Animal Study Finds
Sometimes when the immune system makes small mistakes, the body amplifies its response in a big way: Editing errors in the DNA of developing T and B cells can cause blood cancers.
Penn Researchers Report Sustained Remission After Treatment with Investigational Personalized Cellular Therapy In Patient with Multiple Myeloma
A multiple myeloma patient whose cancer had stopped responding after nine different treatment regimens experienced a complete remission after receiving an investigational personalized cellular therapy known as CTL019 developed by a team at the University of Pennsylvania.
WHO: Byron Cotter, director, Alternative Sentencing Unit, Defender Association of Philadelphia
Charles Ellison, political strategist and Washington correspondent, Philadelphia Tribune, and contributing editor, theRoot.com
Shira Goodman, executive director, CeaseFire PA
Through the magic of technology, a robotics symposium held jointly in a University of Pennsylvania classroom and at the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing allowed the School of Engineering and Applied Science and middle school and high school students to share their work in hopes o
Consequences of incarceration on former inmates and their families are well known. But how does imprisonment affect the health care system as a whole?
An international cohort of over 20 scholars convened on Sept. 9, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania’s Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies for a year of research on the theme of “Jews Beyond Reason: Exploring Emotion, the Unconscious, and Other Dimensions of Jews’ Inner Lives.”
Leead Staller, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, spent his summer working on a research project related to the eventual return of books looted by the Nazis.
Penn Global at the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Global Seminars program, an initiative, which provides financial and logistical support for embedding overseas travel into undergraduate seminars.
Established in March, over the next five years CREF will award up to $10 million in the form of matching research grants to Penn faculty to stimulate and support research activity and engagement in China.