Two University of Pennsylvania seniors have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships for two to three years of graduate study at Oxford University.
Penn medical student Phillip Cohen and Carla Winter, a senior bioengineering major are among 12 Americans selected to receive 2017 George J. Mitchell Scholarships for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
Homelessness in the United States continues to decline according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2015 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress and the report’s co-investigator Dennis Culhane of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice.
Four faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. They are among a class of 347 researchers that have been awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
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Katherina Rosqueta of the School for Social Policy & Practice’s Center for High Impact Philanthropy offers advice about researching the effectiveness of charities.
The University tradition of throwing toast at sporting events and singing “Drink a Highball” is highlighted in coverage of Penn Football win and share of this year’s Ivy League title with Dartmouth and Harvard.
Joseph Barber of Career Services writes about the drawbacks job applicants face when job hunting.
Postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Wilson of the School of Arts & Sciences writes about promoting difficult dialogues on college campuses.
Penn students are highlighted for launching the Francophone Community Partnership with Henry Lea Elementary School.