MaryFrances McCourt has been named Vice President for Finance and Treasurer at the University of Pennsylvania.
Ian Petrie is not a maritime historian. And none of the 12 students who enrolled in his freshmen seminar had substantive experience with handwritten 19th-century manuscripts.
The University of Pennsylvania announced today that it has authorized a $214 million financial-aid budget for 2016-17 — the largest in the University’s history — while increasing total undergraduate charges by 3.9 percent.
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In one large metropolitan area, arraignment decisions made with the assistance of machine learning cut new domestic violence incidents by half, leading to more than 1,000 fewer such post-arraignment arrests annually, according to new findings from the University of Pennsylvania.
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The Public Policy Challenge invites students from across the University of Pennsylvania to develop a policy proposal based on an issue that affects Philadelphia, such as education, public health, homelessness, recidivism and others.
A nearly six-year-old alliance between the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and
Penn Medicine Research Finds Drug That Curbs Heavy Drinking is More Effective in Patients with Specific Genotype
The drug topiramate (Topamax) is effective at helping alcohol-dependent individuals and heavy drinkers avoid heavy drinking, but many patients and clinicians have shied away from using the drug due to its reputation for side effects, such as drowsiness and cognitive difficulties.
The increased cancer detection and reduced call backs associated with 3D mammography, also known as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT), can be maintained years after a patient’s first DBT screening with regularly scheduled DBT imaging, according to a read more
It turns out that the type, how frequent, and where new mutations occur in the human genome depends on which DNA building blocks are nearby, found researchers from the Perelman School of Medicin
Researchers Find Testosterone Treatment Improves Sexual Activity, Walking Ability and Mood in Men Over 65
As men age, their testosterone levels decrease, but prior studies of the effects of administering testosterone to older men have been inconclusive.
To Encourage Physical Activity, Potential to Lose a Financial Reward is More Effective than Gaining One, Penn Study Shows
Financial incentives aimed at increasing physical activity were most effective when the rewards were put at risk of being lost, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the Unive
In addition to playing the soundtrack to a number of sporting events at the University of Pennsylvania and on the road, many members of the Penn Band share a love for playing instruments and contributing their time and talent via outreach to the Philadelphia community.
Despite several safe drug therapies available to help smokers quit, three-quarters report relapsing within six months of a quit attempt.