School of Nursing

Lead in Kids’ Blood Linked to Behavioral Problems

July 2, 2014

Jianghong Liu of the School of Nursing writes, “Young children are particularly vulnerable to the toxic effects of lead, because lead can affect children’s developing nerves and brains.”

Article Source: Delhi Daily News (India)
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422July 9, 2014

Penn’s Open Learning Opens Doors on Campus and Around the World

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Through its Open Learning initiative, the University of Pennsylvania is dramatically transforming the who, what, when and where of learning, making the resources of higher education accessible to millions more people than ever before.

By Christina Cook

Through its Open Learning initiative, the University of Pennsylvania is dramatically transforming the who, what, when and where of learning, making the resources of higher education accessible to millions more people than ever before.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151June 23, 2014

Penn Student Learns About Intercultural Communications Through Study Abroad

For Ingred Prince, a rising junior at the University of Pennsylvania, some of her most enriching experiences have occurred through opportunities to study and explore abroad.

Audio: Staying Fit Through Life

June 12, 2014

Karen Glanz of the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine joins a discussion about maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Well Being: Scientist Embraces Challenges

June 2, 2014

Karen Glanz of the School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine is featured for balancing her research and physical activities in her personal life.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604June 2, 2014

University of Pennsylvania Establishes Penn Center for Innovation

President Amy Gutmann today announced the launch of the Penn Center for Innovation, a new initiative that will provide the infrastructure, leadership and resources needed to transfer promising Penn inventions, know-how and related assets into the marketplace for the public good.   

Mercy Douglass School of Nursing Remembered, Honored

April 28, 2014

Loretta Sweet Jemmott of the School of Nursing talks about her time as a candy striper at the local hospital.

Article Source: Philadelphia Tribune

Visualizing Philadelphia’s Public Health Nurses at Work: A Century of Photos

April 16, 2014

Jean Whelan of the School of Nursing writes about public health nurses in Philadelphia.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Nurse Education Level Affects Death Rates, Study Says

March 30, 2014

Matthew McHugh of the School of Nursing is quoted about researching nurse-education levels.

Article Source: New York Times

U.S. Autism Rates Up 30% Two Years; N.J.’s Highest of States Studied

March 28, 2014

Jennifer Pinto-Martin of the School of Nursing is cited for her thoughts about changing attitudes towards autism.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer