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Amid Devastation of Hurricane Maria, Penn Researchers with Puerto Rico Connections Focus on Helping Colleagues
October 10, 2017
After Hurricane Maria hit, researchers with connections to Puerto Rico, like Arjun Yodh, Alain Plante and Douglas Jerolmak of the School of Arts and Sciences and PIK Professor Michael Platt, reached out to their collaborators on the island.
The Penn Community Responds to Recent Natural Disasters
October 4, 2017
The University of Pennsylvania is lending a helping hand after a series of disasters leveled areas across the Western Hemisphere.
Thrashed by Hurricane Maria, Monkey Island Tries to Rebuild, Bolstered by Support From Scientific Community
September 27, 2017
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and other international universities are working to save an invaluable scientific resource badly damaged during Hurricane Maria: a population of rhesus macaques living on a remote island, as well as the staff and facilities that support them.
Penn Experts Offer Advice Following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma
September 12, 2017
Following Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, two of the strongest in recent memory, experts from the Center for High Impact Philanthropy, the Wharton Risk Management Center and others across the University offered advice on how to help from Philly, what risks people in affected areas still face and how cities might prevent dire consequences in the future.
Hurricane Season and Relief Efforts: Expert Comment From the University of Pennsylvania
August 31, 2017
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability and an on-campus ISDN line.
Penn Undergrad Evaluates Financial Sustainability of Historic House Museums
August 15, 2017
Julia Bache, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, is working on a long-term research project that’s focused on the financial sustainability of historic house museums.
Penn Wharton China Center Reflects Upon Two Years of Progress and Growth
July 12, 2017
On launching the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing, in March of 2015, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann said, “We are building on Penn's history of broad, deep engagement with China and creating a Center that provides an impressive infrastructure and significant resources to augment Penn's many collaborations and partnerships with great Chinese educational inst
Six Research Projects at Penn Bolstered Through Quartet Pilot Competition Funding
June 19, 2017
Six faculty members from different schools at the University of Pennsylvania are taking their research one step further, with support from the annual Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition. Designed to attract new and early career investigators and encourage cross-disciplinary aging research, the competition provides support for innovative or exploratory research projects leading to National Institutes of Health grant applications.
Herbert Hovenkamp Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor
June 14, 2017
Herbert Hovenkamp has been named the University of Pennsylvania’s 21st Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective July 2.   The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.