Howard Stevenson of the Graduate School of Education is profiled for his work with local students.
PennPraxis of the School of Design is cited for involvement with the Parkway Action Plan.
John DeFlaminis of the Graduate School of Education assisted in the superintendent search.
PHILADELPHIA — In June, the North Carolina legislature attempted to block a group of local scientists’ findings about how climate change could impact the state via sea-level rise. The new legislation would, for a time, prohibit the state’s coastal developers from using anything but linear estimates for rates of sea-level rise, where levels would go up by around 20 centimeters over the next century.
PHIADELPHIA — Alternative energy research projects involving four faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded grants from the Energy Commercialization Institute, a translational-research partnership that draws upon several regional universities.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-third of all adults in the United States have untreated tooth decay, and dental cavities affect American children more than any other chronic infectious disease.
Many Philadelphians do not receive adequate oral care for a variety of reasons, including the cost of treatment, a lack of time, and a dearth of nearby accessible providers.
Fernando Montero of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the stop-and-frisk tactic.