School of Dental Medicine

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Media Contact:Sara Stewart | sabrady@upenn.edu | 215-898-2083June 30, 2015

Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans at Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery

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"Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans, Surgeon Dentist to Napolean III" runs from July 18 through Nov. 8, 2015.

Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans at
University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery

July 18 – November 8, 2015

 

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Media Contact:Ron Ozio | ozio@upenn.edu | 215-898-8658June 17, 2015
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422June 15, 2015

Penn Joins edX Partnership, Expands Free Online Classes

The University of Pennsylvania today announced a partnership with leading nonprofit online learning platform edX, expanding the University’s open learning course offerings to reach millions of additional learners worldwide.

Penn Link to Napoleon III Returns From France

May 31, 2015

Dean Denis Kinane of the School of Dental Medicine and Lynn Marsden-Atlass of Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery are quoted about an

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194May 19, 2015

Penn’s Kang Ko Has a Promising Future in Academic Dentistry

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Kang Ko never planned to become a typical dentist. Long before he came to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to pursue his degree, he fell in love with teaching and research.

By Madeleine Stone  @themadstone

Kang Ko never planned to become a typical dentist. Long before he came to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to pursue his degree, he fell in love with teaching and research. 

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Media Contact:Beth Adams | adamsnb@dental.upenn.edu | 215-573-8224
Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194May 6, 2015

Carriage Used to Rescue Napoleon III’s Wife Returns to Penn Dental Medicine

The year was 1870. Napoleon III and his troops had just surrendered to the Prussians in the Battle of Sedan. As news of the emperor’s capture spread, mobs formed in Paris, aiming to dismantle the old government and form a new one. The life of Napoleon’s wife, Empress Eugenie, was in danger, and a trusted confidant formed a plan to spirit her out of Paris to safety in England. That confidant?

WHO

Dean Denis Kinane of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and Lynn Marsden-Atlass, University Curator

WHAT

The return of a piece of history to Philadelphia and Penn Dental Medicine: the carriage used by Penn Dental Medicine’s earliest benefactor, Thomas Evans, to help Empress Eugenie, the wife of Napoleon III, escape Paris after the emperor’s capture and imprisonment during the Franco-Prussian War.

WHEN

May 11, 2015, 1-2 p.m., with remarks at 1 p.m. by Kinane and Marsden-Atlass.

WHERE

Penn Dental Medicine, Robert Schattner Center, 240 S. 40th St., Philadelphia (entrance on 40th Street between Locust and Spruce streets)

Audio: Health Officials Recommend Lower Fluoride Levels for Drinking Water

April 30, 2015

Joan Gluch of the School of Dental Medicine is quoted about fluoride levels in tap water.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194April 10, 2015

Penn Dental Medicine Launches First Open Online Course

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The School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania's free online course, “Introduction to Dental Medicine,” will allow anyone with access to the Internet to learn what dentistry is all about.

By Sarah Welsh

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Media Contact:Peter Iglinski | peter.iglinski@rochester.edu | 585-273-4726April 6, 2015

Penn-Rochester Study Identifies a Novel Way to Deliver Drugs to Control Dental Plaque

Therapeutic agents intended to reduce dental plaque and prevent tooth decay are often removed by saliva and the act of swallowing before they can take effect. But a team of researchers has developed a way to keep the drugs from being washed away.

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194April 6, 2015

Penn Celebrates National Public Health Week

Penn's health schools are celebrating National Public Health Week by featuring stories that highlight public health efforts across the University. Follow along on Twitter at ‪#‎PennOneHealth‬.

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