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Penn Named Partner Campus in AAAS Emerging Leaders in Science & Society Program
May 7, 2013
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has selected the University of Pennsylvania to be an Emerging Leaders in Science & Society, ELISS, founding partner campus.  Three other universities were also chosen, Stanford, University of Washington, and Purdue.
Morris Arboretum’s Garden Railway Opens Memorial Day Weekend
May 7, 2013
This summer, Morris Arboretum’s Garden Railway will transport visitors to the far ends of the earth without ever leaving Philadelphia.
Penn Vet Working Dog Center Collaborating on Ovarian Cancer Detection Study
May 1, 2013
In a unique, interdisciplinary collaboration, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s Working Dog Center, The School of Arts and Science's Department of Physics and Astronomy, Penn Medicine’s Division of Gynecologic Oncology and the Monell Chemical Senses Center have joined together to study ovarian cancer detection by dogs and e-sensors.
A Mystery Unravels in the Penn Museum
May 1, 2013
A select group of local young authors is looking to unlock a mystery. Following in the footsteps of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who penned Sherlock Holmes, or Agatha Christie, who wrote Murder on the Orient Express, a small group of up-and-coming mystery writers headed to the Penn Museum in April to research a historic whodunit: “The Mystery of the 26 Helmets.”
Three Penn Professors Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 29, 2013
Three University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been elected to the 2013 class of members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital One of the Nation’s First Veterinary Trauma Centers
April 29, 2013
The American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) has approved Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital as one of nine designated Veterinary Trauma Centers in the U.S. – and the only recognized 24/7 Veterinary Trauma Center within a 100 mile radius of Philadelphia. 
Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery to Host Talk on Museums in the 21st Century
April 22, 2013
As a part of its 30th anniversary celebration, the Arthur Ross Gallery is presenting a talk by Ford W.
A Statement From Penn President Amy Gutmann On the Recent Events in Boston
April 19, 2013
As events continue to unfold in the Boston area, all of us at Penn extend our condolences to those in the MIT community over the death of one of their police officers. This was a tragic loss, and a reminder of the daily risks our police take in order to keep us safe.
Rodrigo García to Teach at Penn April 22-23 as Kelly Writers House Fellow
April 19, 2013
Television and film director-writer Rodrigo García will teach and give public readings at the University of Pennsylvania as part of the Kelly Writers House