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Penn President’s Engagement Prize Launches Effort to Empower Ghanaian Girls
January 7, 2016
The University of Pennsylvania President’s Engagement Prize gave Penn graduate Shadrack Frimpong the opportunity to fulfill a dream he had been imagining for years: opening a clinic and school for girls in his
Penn Ph.D. Student Examines Nutrition, Timing of Foods Acquired in Food Deserts
January 6, 2016
Eliza Davenport Whiteman, a second-year doctoral student in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of City and Regional Planning in the School of Design, conducted a pilot study that offers a novel metric for evaluating how low-income residents of food deserts acquire food.
Penn Institute for Urban Research, Perry World House to Host Sustainable Urbanization Event with Jeffrey Sachs
November 2, 2015
The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) and Perry World House will host an event Wednesday, Nov. 4 on strategies for sustainable urbanization and development worldwide.
Penn’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Awards the Inaugural Carnot Prize to IHS Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin
September 21, 2015
PennDesign’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy honored Dr. Daniel Yergin, vice chairman of research firm IHS, with the inaugural Carnot Prize.
Penn Global Announces Launch of the Global Seminars Program
September 8, 2015
Penn Global at the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Global Seminars program, an initiative, which provides financial and logistical support for embedding overseas travel into undergraduate seminars. 
Paper Finds University R&D to Affect Neighborhood Spatial Development
August 17, 2015
A new white paper just released by the Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) finds that university-based research and development (R&D) affects the spatial development of universities, as well as their surrounding urban areas.
PennDesign Team announced as the 1st Prize Winner for Vertical Cities International Design Competition
August 3, 2015
Over the course of the summer, six PennDesign students developed two alternate proposals as submittals for the Vertical Cities Asia International Design Competition, an event organized by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the World Future Foundation.
PennPraxis Awarded a Grant to Develop Preservation Plan for The George Nakashima House
August 3, 2015
PennPraxis has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Getty Foundation to develop a conservation management plan for The George Nakashima House and Studio in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
Three Penn Undergraduate Summer Associates Help to Affect Effective Philanthropy
July 27, 2015
This summer, three undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania are studying the best ways to research and promote effective charitable giving.