The Field Center will host its fourth annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, honoring four leaders who created the Philadelphia Safety Collaborative, a groundbreaking facility that allows for the joint investigation of child abuse.
School of Social Policy & Practice professor Susan B. Sorenson, along with two alumnae, analyzed non-fatal strangulation among intimate partners and published an article in the American Journal of Public Health.
As the dean of Harrison College House at the University of Pennsylvania, Frank Pellicone is well known, but it’s his dog, Elvis, who is the big star in the building.“He’s a bit of a character and people come to look for him,” says Pellicone.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Program and Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality, and Women have appointed a new director, Nancy J. Hirschmann. She succeeds Christine Poggi, professor of history of art who led the program from 2011 to 2014.
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Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School says the Dow Jones industrial average could hit 18,000 by the end of the year.
Erwann Michel-Kerjan of the Wharton School comments on the cost of earthquake insurance.
Emilie Feldman of the Wharton School is cited for finding that companies that carry out spinoffs have superior stock performance.
Dean Eric Furda of Admissions and Jodie Robinson, also of Admissions, are quoted about meeting prospective students in Mexico.
Barbara Kahn of the Wharton School mentions an annoyance with customer service.