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Penn IUR Honors Leaders in Urban Food Systems at the Ninth Annual Urban Leadership Forum
March 6, 2013
The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) hosts the 9th Annual Urban Leadership Forum on Wednesday March 13th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to celebrate exemplary leaders in the effort to build resilient, food-secure, and livable cities.
Groundbreaking Penn Conference Tackles the Complex of Urbanization and Food
March 6, 2013
Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, the first international conference examining the critical link between urbanization and food security, will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15, 2013.
Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Works To Change Child Protection Laws
January 2, 2013
A lot can change in a year. One year ago, Pennsylvania’s General Assembly established a Task Force on Child Protection to review child-abuse-reporting procedures and laws.  In November, the Task Force issued a 400-page report outlining its proposal for revisions to the child abuse-reporting laws in Pennsylvania.
Dorothy Roberts to Give Keynote Address for Field Center’s Winter Symposium at Penn
November 26, 2012
PHILADELPHIA – Dorothy Roberts will deliver the keynote speech on “The Racial Geography of Child Welfare” at the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Winter 2012 Community Symposium at the University of Pennsylvania.  Roberts, a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor with appointments in law and sociology, will speak at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov.
Penn’s Field Center to Host Symposium on Child-abuse Reporting
October 23, 2012
PHILADELPHIA --  As a part of the University of Pennsylvania’s “Year of Proof”  theme for 2012-2013, the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research will host a symposium, entitled “How Well Do Our Laws Protect Children? International Models of Child Protection” on Tuesday, Oct. 30. It will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Levy Conference Room at the Penn Law School, 3400 Chestnut St.
Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Hosts Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon
September 26, 2012
PHILADELPHIA –- The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its second annual Field of Dreams Luncheon Friday, Oct. 12, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.
Penn to Mark Constitution Day
September 7, 2012
PHILADELPHIA – Events on the University of Pennsylvania campus on Sept. 17 and 19 will honor the nation’s constitution.  Sept. 17 is Constitution Day.
Edward Rock Appointed Senior Advisor for Open Course Initiatives at University of Pennsylvania
September 4, 2012
 PHILADELPHIA -- Edward B. Rock has been named senior advisor to the president and provost of the University of Pennsylvania and director of open course initiatives at Penn.  The announcement was made by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.
Serena Mayeri’s 'Reasoning from Race' Wins Organization of American Historians 2012 Hine Book Award
April 23, 2012
PHILADELPHIA – Serena Mayeri, professor of law and history at the University of Pennsylvania, has won the Organization of American Historians 2012 Darlene Clark Hine Award for her book Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution (Harvard University Press, 2011). The award is given annually for the best book in African-American women’s and gender history.
Penn Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research: “Can America Stop Hurting Its Children?”
April 23, 2012
PHILADELPHIA – At its April 24 Spring 2012 Community Symposium, the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania poses the question, “Can America Stop Hurting its Children?” The Symposium will be from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Levy Conference Center at the Penn Law School, 34th and Chestnut streets.