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Running Math Circles and Marathons, Penn GSE Student Leads the Pack
August 2, 2013
As a kid, Joshua Taton, genuinely enjoyed studying math in school. “I loved theory: proving theorems and linking broad ideas together into a logical framework. Math had a certain purity, completeness or even artistic appeal that I found fascinating,” explains the Ph.D. student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.
Penn President, Other University Leaders Call for Close of Innovation Deficit
July 31, 2013
Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, joined other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the “innovation deficit.” 
Touchdown Quakers: Penn Athletics Launches the Ivy League® Digital Network
July 30, 2013
You don’t need an app for that. The University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics has partnered with an online video technology company to launch the Ivy League® Digital Network for the 2013-2014 season.
Penn's Project for Civic Engagement to Host Forums on Shore Storm Recovery
July 25, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania Project for Civic Engagement and WHYY/NewsWorks will host a series of community forums along the New Jersey shore to gather citizen input that can be used to inform decision-makers about what individuals, communities and governments can do to limit the harm done by the next storm. “Ready for Next Time? Rethinking the Shore After Sandy” invites citizens who live, vacation or make a living at the Jersey shore to participate in this public discussion featuring moderators who will guide the dialogue.
Penn Professor Kenneth Shropshire to Teach Sports Business e-Course
July 25, 2013
For more than a quarter of a century, University of Pennsylvania professor Kenneth Shropshire has taught students at Penn’s Wharton School about the global business of sports.
Penn Engineer Mark Harding Learns About Himself Via Teaching
July 23, 2013
(This is the second in a series about University of Pennsylvania students who took their arguments in support of federal student financial aid to Washington this summer in a project organized by the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services. Other profiles feature students Kristin Thomas and Mounica Gummadi.)
Social Policy Student at Penn Archives LGBT Center’s History
July 22, 2013
A student at the University of Pennsylvania wants to make sure future generations understand historic struggles for equality, so that similar mistakes don’t happen again.
Penn Researchers, New Technology Provide Access to Data on Homelessness
July 15, 2013
Researchers from the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania want to help end homelessness through sharing critical data.
Penn’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy Helps To End Hunger, Obesity, Waste
July 15, 2013
The Center for High Impact Philanthropy at the University of Pennsylvania has released the Food Funder Compass, a free, online guide to help United States donors channel their charitable dollars into organizations and models that make the biggest difference. 
Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery Presents Auguste Rodin: The Human Experience
July 12, 2013
PHILADELPHIA —  Auguste Rodin:  The Human Experience, Selections from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections opens on Saturday, August 17 at the Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania.