Amir Jones, a 10th grade student at West Philadelphia’s Sayre High School, has always had an interest in science, but partnership activities coordinated by Moelis Access Science, a program operated by the University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, helped his interests reach a whole new level.
Very little is known about the dynamics of so-called “living fluids,” those containing cells, microorganisms or other biological structures. Penn researchers have shown how a model organism's swimming strokes change along with a fluid's elasticity.
When members of the spoken word troupe The Excelano Project perform, their fans in the University of Pennsylvania community are spellbound by what they have to say.
Beginning April 13, Paul Offit, professor of vaccinology and of pediatrics at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine, will present a new version of the free online vaccine course offered by the University of Pennsylvania through Penn’s Open Learning Initiative.
Odds of Reversing ICU Patients' Prior Preferences to Forgo Life-Sustaining Therapies Vary Widely Across the U.S., according to Penn StudyMarch 30, 2015
HIV Patients Experience Better Kidney Transplant Outcomes than Hepatitis C Patients, According to Penn StudyMarch 31, 2015
Malnourished Patients are More Likely to Suffer Postoperative Complications than Morbidly Obese Patients Following Knee, Hip Replacement, Penn Study FindsMarch 27, 2015
Penn in the News
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts on how recessions impact the financial standing of historically black colleges and universities.
Martha Farah of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on research that reveals how the stress of growing up poor can affect a child’s brain development.
Tom Baker of the Law School is quoted about a provision of a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would provide doctors with new protections against medical malpractice lawsuits.
Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences is interviewed about teacher retention and the costs associated with having a high teacher turnover.
Angela Duckworth of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for her research on “grit.”