Growing up in Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania senior Emma Schad spent countless days in the city’s parks, enjoying nature within the urban cityscape. Now, as a science, technology and society major with a minor in environmental science, Schad has turned a scholarly eye toward examining how Philadelphia manages its 186 parks.
For members of the New Spirit of Penn Gospel Choir, singing and producing shows together is a joyful and meaningful part of their educational experience at the University of Pennsylvania.
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.
Penn Study Reveals Possible Therapeutic Target for Common, But Mysterious Brain Blood Vessel DisorderJanuary 26, 2015
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Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication writes about the history behind radio freedom in the 1940s.
Michael Grandner of the Perelman School of Medicine discusses sleeping habits such as snoring.
Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on the effect head injuries can have on younger kids’ brains.
Jonathan Baron of the School of Arts & Sciences comments on UTA, “unconscious-thought advantage,” and how psychologists have studied it in the past.
Tejvir Khurana of the Perelman School of Medicine talks about how the head is a “huge heat-loss source.”