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Penn Researcher Works to Study Gun Violence
July 5, 2013
It’s a public-health crisis. Nearly 30,000 firearm-related homicides and suicides occur each year. Yet, the Centers for Disease Control and other researchers have been restrained by congressional action from using funds to examine firearm-related deaths or injuries, since 1997. 
Penn Graduate School of Education Doctoral Students Study in Hungary This Summer
July 5, 2013
A group of students from the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania is taking the concept of “study abroad” one step further. 
Penn’s Vincent Price Named to Participate in National Presidential Innovation Lab
July 3, 2013
Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania, has been named to the Presidential Innovation Lab, an effort by the American Council on Education to examine possible models, inspired by changes from new educational technologies such as massive open online courses, or MOOCs, to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.
Penn’s Rachleff Scholars: The Best of Engineering
June 26, 2013
For a select group of engineering undergraduates in the Rachleff Scholars Program at the University of Pennsylvania, summer will be spent conducting research that ranges from robotics to cancer cells.
Penn to Implement AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative
June 25, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania has been named a project site for the Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative, a multiyear, multimillion dollar project that aims to improve the quality of education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Nine Penn Students Receive State Department Critical Language Scholarships
June 20, 2013
Nine University of Pennsylvania students have won U.S.
Getting a Well-Rounded Education at Penn
June 20, 2013
What Xiaotong Chen describes as a case of “culture shock” at her first campus social event, became the motivation for her to immerse herself in campus activities and experience all that the University of Pennsylvania has to offer. A native of Wuhan, China, Chen received her undergraduate degree in English language and literature in Beijing before arriving at Penn in 2011. 
Penn to Host Conference on Child Welfare
June 11, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania will be the site of a three-day conference, “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” that will explore child welfare in the age of reform. 
Free Penn Online Course Offers Lessons on Growing Old
June 4, 2013
A new online course taught by a University of Pennsylvania nursing professor and a nursing educator focuses on aging well, life in an aging society, and seeks to answer that age-old question: how old is old?  
Rakesh Vohra Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor
May 29, 2013
Rakesh Vohra has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s 15th Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, effective Aug. 1. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.