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Multidisciplinary Examination of Innovation in India Is Focus of Penn Bi-Coastal Conference
November 11, 2013
Burgeoning India is facing historic macroeconomic instability, and 2014 is shaping up to be a contentious election year there. Add a rapidly growing population and an overtaxed infrastructure, and it’s clear India is a case study in the urgent need for innovation.
Field Center at Penn Announces Third Alan Lerner Fellow in Child Welfare Policy
November 4, 2013
A third-year student at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Brittany Strandell, has been selected as the third Alan Lerner Fellowship in Child Welfare Policy recipient. The announcement was made by Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at its annual “Field of Dreams” luncheon Friday.
New Network and Data Sciences Center to Open at Penn
October 14, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania is launching a new, interdisciplinary research effort to study and solve problems using the tools of the digital age: The Warren Center for Network & Data Sciences.  
Penn’s Field Center Hosts Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon
October 1, 2013
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its third annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, Friday, Nov. 1, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.
Penn Law and Engineering Launch Innovative Program in Law and Technology
August 6, 2013
At a time when debates over technology policy are as significant as they are complex, the University of Pennsylvania Law School and School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) are launching an innovative joint degree program whose goal is to graduate lawyers and engineers able to address issues at the inter
President Obama Requests Bioethics Commission to Play Early Role in BRAIN Initiative
July 11, 2013
WASHINGTON -- As part of the new Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies, or BRAIN Initiative, announced in April, President Barack Obama has asked the Presidential Commission f
Anita L. Allen Appointed Vice Provost for Faculty at Penn
June 12, 2013
Anita L. Allen has been named vice provost for faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1.  She is the Henry R.
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. 
Penn Law, Web Sites Win Webby People’s Voice Awards
May 3, 2013
Two Web sites at the University of Pennsylvania have won Webby People’s Voice Awards at the 17th annual Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
SCOTUS considering a case brought by Penn Law’s Supreme Court Clinic
March 18, 2013
The legal argument the students helped to formulate maintained that the constitutional right to be free of retroactive (ex post facto) laws was violated when their client was sentenced to 70 months in prison in a check-kiting scheme. They will learn by the end of the Term in June whether the Justices agree.