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Farm and Resource Center connects community with land, food, and one another

Farm and Resource Center connects community with land, food, and one another

Penn’s four-acre Community Farm and Resource Center is a joint initiative of the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative—a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships—and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the City of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department, and Bartram’s Garden.

Hyperbaric therapy treats patients with pure oxygen

Hyperbaric therapy treats patients with pure oxygen

Hyperbaric Medicine at Penn utilizes hyperbaric oxygen therapy—breathing 100 percent oxygen at an elevated ambient pressure—to treat patients with an assortment of ailments. In its purest form, oxygen, when inhaled at high pressure, can have rejuvenating therapeutic and physiological effects.

The story of Penn—through the lens of the city

The story of Penn—through the lens of the city

The histories of Penn and West Philadelphia are closely intertwined. Just as it could be said that Penn has directly informed the development of West Philadelphia, it’s also true that West Philadelphia has largely shaped the evolution of Penn.

Philly's Science Festival puts Penn expertise on display

Philly's Science Festival puts Penn expertise on display

The fifth annual Philadelphia Science Festival will be held from April 24 to May 2, bringing together people of all ages and backgrounds to learn about science through dozens of interactive events. Once again, Penn students, faculty, and staff will be well-represented at the festivities.