The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development will host its 25th Anniversary Conference, April 24-25, at the University of Pennsylvania.
Johanna Greeson, a researcher from the School of Social Policy & Practice, has organized the National Summit on Youth Aging Out of Foster Care, May 29-30.
Penn students have been involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters for 10 years. This year, 280 matches have been made between undergraduates at Penn and youngsters from seven local schools, including the Henry C. Lea Elementary School. In all, there have been approximately 1,900 matches made at Penn.
“Little Ballers” tells the story of four diverse 11-year-old boys and their legendary coach as they set out to win an AAU National Championship. A discussion with Bill Rhoden, The New York Times sports columnist, and “Little Ballers” director Crystal McCrary will follow the screening.
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A study led by Jonathan Kolstad of the Wharton School is cited.
Katherine Milkman of the Wharton School discusses her collaborative study on racial and gender disparities found in faculty mentoring.
Peter Decherney of the School of Arts and Sciences blogs about the Supreme Court and the Aereo case.
John Hollway of the Law School writes about the need for the U.S. judicial system to evolve with science.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School is quoted about the miscommunication involved in learning about what the Affordable Care Act offers.