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Penn Travel Arts Fest Showcases Study Abroad and Exchange Student Artwork
March 30, 2016
Penn Abroad and Penn Summer Abroad are co-hosting The Third Annual Travel Arts Festival!
2016 President’s Engagement Prize Winners Announced at Penn
March 23, 2016
Seniors Vaishak Kumar, Melanie Mariano and Kriya Patel have been named recipients of the 2016 President’s Engagement Prizes at the University of Pennsylvania. The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann.
Penn Student Mathematician Participates in Eight-week NSF Research Program
March 10, 2016
Before last summer, Suneil Parimoo had never worked on partial differential equations. But that didn’t stop the University of Pennsylvania senior from spending eight weeks solving one such problem at a Math REU at the Florida Institute of Technology.
Three Penn Researchers Awarded 2016 Sloan Fellowships
February 26, 2016
Three University of Pennsylvania faculty members are among recipients of this year’s Sloan Research Fellowship, two from Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine, one from Penn’s Wharton School.
Penn Study: Machine Learning at Arraignments Can Cut Repeat Domestic Violence
February 24, 2016
In one large metropolitan area, arraignment decisions made with the assistance of machine learning cut new domestic violence incidents by half, leading to more than 1,000 fewer such post-arraignment arrests annually, according to new findings from the University of Pennsylvania.
President’s Innovation Prize Contenders Vie for $100K Seed Money and Big Perks at Penn
January 29, 2016
In April, one enterprising senior or team of graduates-to-be at the University of Pennsylvania will be named the inaugural President’s Innovation Prize winners. The award comes with $100,000 in seed money and a $50,000 living stipend per team member. And that is just the start.
Aviv Nevo Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor
January 26, 2016
President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price are pleased to announce the appointment of Aviv Nevo as the University of Pennsylvania’s 17th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor
Penn to Release Annual Global Think Tanks Ranking Report
January 25, 2016
The World Economic Forum and Wharton Release the Global Risk Report 2016: A World at Risk
January 14, 2016
Evidence is mounting that inter-connections between risks are becoming stronger – for example, climate change and involuntary migration or international security – often with major and unpredictable impacts.Failure of climate-change mitigation and adaptation is the number one global risk in terms of impact.Large-scale involuntary migration tops the list of risks in terms
Penn Science Café Presents ‘Friendship and Your Brain’
January 11, 2016
WHO: Michael PlattPenn Integrates Knowledge ProfessorJames S. Riepe University Professor of NeurosciencePerelman School of Medicine