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Penn Researcher Receives National Clinical Research Award for Gene Therapy
April 19, 2013
A gene therapy study focused on finding a cure for a rare congenital blinding disease has been recognized as one of the ten most outstanding clinical research projects of the year by the Clinical Research Forum (CRF). The study, led by Jean Bennett, MD, Phd, F.M.
Penn Introduces Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Certificate
April 18, 2013
This fall, the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Neuroscience and Society will partner with the School of Arts and Sciences to offer a first-of-its-kind program that aims to educate non-scientists about the workings of the brain.
Penn Talks Gun Violence with Capt. Mark Kelly
April 15, 2013
WHAT:          “Finding Common Ground: Moving Forward,” a gun violence prevention event, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice.  Includes a screening of “
Two Penn Faculty Among 2013 Guggenheim Fellows
April 15, 2013
Philippe Bourgois and Carlin Romano of the University of Pennsylvania have been named 2013 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellows. 
Social Impact Millionaires: Penn’s Wharton School Advances With Mayor’s Challenge
April 8, 2013
A group of Wharton students and faculty recently helped Philadelphia receive a million dollars. As one of five winners in the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge, the Wharton Social Impact Initiative helped to design the Philadelphia Social Enterprise Partnership, a proposal that will stimulate creative ideas to improve city life and address some of its biggest issues like poverty, housing and education.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy to Deliver Penn Annual Global Distinguished Lecture
April 4, 2013
Pakistani documentarian Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will deliver the annual Global Distinguished Lecture at the University of Pennsylvania on Thursday, April 18
Penn Lightbulb Café Explores Living Deliberately: Monks, Saints and the Contemplative Life
April 4, 2013
  WHO:             Justin McDaniel
Penn Professor Explores History of Adoption in New Book
April 2, 2013
The question caused consternation. Several decades ago when Peter Conn and his wife filled out paperwork to adopt a baby girl from Korea, one of the questions on a state government form was about the number and names of their “natural” children. 
Penn Works to Find Common Ground Amid Gun Controversies
April 2, 2013
In the wake of more than 20 mass shootings and shooting sprees in recent years, the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania will host “Finding Common Ground: Moving Forward,” a gun violence-prevention event, Wednesday, April 17, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Penn to Host ‘Let’s Talk About Race’
April 2, 2013
The School of Social Policy & Practice and the African-American Resource Center at the University of Pennsylvania will host “Let’s Talk About Race” Tuesday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. in Café 58 in Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce St.