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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 24, 2013

Queen for a Day at Penn

“Have you ever dreamed of being Queen for a Day?” read the online invitation to the University of Pennsylvania Annual Queen’s Tea presented by the African-American Resource Center and Women of Color at Penn.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 17, 2013

Mark Allen Named Scientific Director of Penn’s Singh Center for Nanotechnology

Mark G. Allen has been named the inaugural scientific director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151June 11, 2013

Max Presser Heads Penn’s MERT Team, Protecting Campus and Community

When there’s a medical emergency on the University of Pennsylvania campus or in the surrounding West Philadelphia community, the emergency medical technicians who respond are often Penn students. And one of them may well be Max Presser.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460June 4, 2013

Free Penn Online Course Offers Lessons on Growing Old

A new online course taught by a University of Pennsylvania nursing professor and a nursing educator focuses on aging well, life in an aging society, and seeks to answer that age-old question: how old is old?  

New Partnership Between Penn Nursing and Agnes Irwin

May 22, 2013

Loretta Jemmott of the School of Nursing is cited for helping foster a conversation about developing a partnership between Penn Nursing and Agnes Irwin’s Center for the Advancement of Girls.

Article Source: Philly.com

A Sweet Partnership with Local Chefs

Some aspiring chefs in West Philadelphia jokingly refer to a partnership between Penn, its food service vendor Bon Appétit, and the Enterprise Center’s Dorrance H. Hamilton Center for Culinary Enterprises as the “cookie contract.” It’s also a serious ticket to their future.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 6, 2013

Four From Penn GSE Learn About Urban Student Teaching at Lea School

Nearly 480 students from Penn’s Graduate School of Education will walk down the aisle May 13 at Penn’s 257th Commencement to receive a master’s degree in education.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 1, 2013

A Mystery Unravels in the Penn Museum

A select group of local young authors is looking to unlock a mystery.

Following in the footsteps of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who penned Sherlock Holmes, or Agatha Christie, who wrote Murder on the Orient Express, a small group of up-and-coming mystery writers headed to the Penn Museum in April to research a historic whodunit: “The Mystery of the 26 Helmets.”

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Media Contact:Ashley Berke | berke@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-1475
Media Contact:John Donges | jdonges@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-4234May 1, 2013

Penn Vet Working Dog Center Collaborating on Ovarian Cancer Detection Study

In a unique, interdisciplinary collaboration, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s Working Dog Center, The School of Arts and Science's Department of Physics and Astronomy, Penn Medicine’s Division of Gynecologic Oncology and the Monell Chemical Senses Center have joined together to study ovarian cancer detection by dogs and e-sensors.

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Media Contact:Ashley Berke | berke@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-1475
Media Contact:John Donges | jdonges@vet.upenn.edu | 215-898-4234April 29, 2013

Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital One of the Nation’s First Veterinary Trauma Centers

The American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) has approved Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital as one of nine designated Veterinary Trauma Centers in the U.S. – and the only recognized 24/7 Veterinary Trauma Center within a 100 mile radius of Philadelphia