Offer of Soda-Industry Funds Fell Flat, as It Should Have

September 14, 2011

Arthur Caplan of the Perelman School of Medicine says that Philadelphia has become “ground zero in beverage wars.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | | 215-898-1422September 13, 2011

University of Pennsylvania Opening Celebration for Penn Park Is Sept. 15; Field Day Set for Sept. 17

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania will hold a grand opening celebration for Penn Park, the centerpiece of the University’s Penn Connects 30-year campus development plan, beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15.

A Healthy Twist on Food Carts

August 11, 2011

Students from the Netter Center’s Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative are featured for debuting their fresh produce bicycle-cart.

Empowering Black Male Youth at Cheney University

August 10, 2011

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education discusses the importance of motivating black male youth at a local historically black university.

Aggressive Invasive Plant Crowds Bucks Reservoir

August 9, 2011

Timothy Block of the Morris Arboretum comments on an invasive plant species.

From Pulpit, Nutter Throws Book at Roving Mobs of Black Teens

August 8, 2011

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice agrees with the Philadelphia mayor’s using the black church as a means to address black teen violence.

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Combatting Flash Mobs and Youth Violence



            Howard Stevenson
           Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education
            University of Pennsylvania