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Dr. Richard Estes, professor
in the School of Social Work, it was infuriating enough to see the child
prostitutes being offered on street corners in places like Indonesia.
Then he began to investigate the problem back home. Continued...
Home on the Walk for Grad Students
It has a long,
airy lounge, with
a 1950s-style fireplace, overstuffed chairs and sofas, and plenty of coffee.
RESEARCH One Small Step for Fuel Cells Developing a fuel cell that can run on ordinary diesel fuel was not a huge step for a team of Penn chemical engineers. But it was an important one nonetheless. Continued...
BRICKS AND MORTAR New Home for Hillel Were building a community that encompasses all aspects of the Jewish community and that sees itself proudly as an integrated part of the broader University, said Rabbi Howard Alpert, a week before last months groundbreaking ceremony for Steinhardt Hall, the new home of Hillel at the University. Continued...
Gift for Learning
new learning lab, courtesy of a $10 million gift from Alfred P. West
Jr. WG66. It will, the school says, create a series of innovative learning
tools that challenge students to think strategically across business functions
and organizations. Continued...
APPOINTMENTS A Global Dean for Nursing The School of Nursing has a new dean: Dr. Afaf I. Meleis, a prolific nursing scholar in the University of California system. A prominent medical sociologist, the Egyptian-born Meleis spent most of the past 30 years at UC-San Francisco, as professor in the nursing schools Department of Community Health Systems and as an associate in nursing for the Nursing Service. Continued...
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