For the first time in the team's 70-year history, Penn Synchro finished in the top 10 at the U.S. Collegiate Synchronized Swimming Championships in Gainesville, Fla. this year.
Sarah Barringer Gordon, a professor in the History Department at the School of Arts & Sciences and the Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law, is writing Freedom’s Holy Light: Disestablishment in America, 1776-1876, which will offer fresh perspectives on the disestablishment of religion during the century following the American Revolution.
Recognizing the importance of inclusion and diversity in their business practices, more than 70 members of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce gathered at the University of Pennsylvania on April 5 to discuss how to successfully address unconscious bias and foster constructive relationships in the work environment.
Like many people, University of Pennsylvania senior Melanie Murphy uses her smartphone to do a Google search when she’s looking for information, but, now that she knows about the environmental impact of using electronic devices, she thinks twice before doing so.
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Research about college affordability led by the Institute for Research on Higher Education in the Graduate School of Education is cited.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School says, “Cards that don’t make sense for someone’s life won’t be bought in today’s world, so looking for an underserved segment is a terrific growth opportunity.”
Undergraduate Alfredo Muniz is featured as one of the 2016 President’s Innovation Prize winners.
John Zhang of the Wharton School comments on plummeting Apple iPhone sales in China.
Joni Finney of the Graduate School of Education comments about co-authoring a study on college affordability for Americans.