The Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research recently provided the basis for a change in the reauthorization of the national Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. Faculty directors at the Center became aware of instances in which no one would assume the responsibility to investigate allegations of child abuse because the incidents involved two separate states.
Penn Libraries' extensive music collections provide a vast compilation of research material from nationally and internationally renowned artists, such as former Philadelphia Orchestra conductors Eugene Ormandy and Leopold Stokowski, and famed Philadelphia contralto Marian Anderson.
After a serious fire severely damaged a four-story apartment building in West Philadelphia earlier this month, Penn students, faculty and staff came together--along with the University City District and the Salvation Army--to collect clothes, household goods, bed linens and other necessities for the more than 100 displaced residents.
Too often, staff members in many Penn departments are forced to waste precious time answering routine questions when they could be accomplishing more productive tasks. Want to unlock the gridlock? Come to a free presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 9, to see if a new online device called askBEN might be the key.
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