Joshua Plotkin of the University of Pennsylvania has been named winner of the 2015 Akira Okubo Prize, awarded jointly by the International Society for Mathematical Biology and the
Students at the University of Pennsylvania can study in Cuba thanks to a Penn Summer Abroad program in Havana.
Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine have identified a critical molecule that helps explain why diabetics suffer from slow wound healing and pinpoints a target for therapies that could help boost healing.
Lorene Cary, a senior lecturer in the English Department in the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts & Sciences, is leading a new initiative called Safe Kids Stories, a website and social movement designed to promote Philadelphia programs that create safe havens for children and youth.
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Penn’s commitment to local engagement and trailblazing role in procurement is cited.
The design for the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics is highlighted.
Penn is highlighted for plans to build the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.
Anthony Sorrentino of the Office of the Executive Vice President says, “There’s a new way of orienting economic development around those most-reliable institutions -- you can say to a hospital or university, ‘you’re not going anywhere, you’re providing great service, but how else are you contributing to the place you call home?’”
Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on campus expansion and growth.