School of Nursing

A New Year’s Resolution That Benefits Everyone: Upgrading How We Evaluate and Shape Our Food Environment

January 7, 2015

Karen Glanz of the School of Nursing and the Perelman School of Medicine is cited for working with fellow researchers t

Article Source: Huffington Post
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194January 7, 2015

Penn Grad Students Share Expertise Across Disciplines to Address Social Problems

Five Penn graduate students are beginning their journeys as ELISS fellows this spring. Four other Penn students are wrapping up their experiences in the program’s inaugural year and reflecting on the lessons they’ve gleaned about working across disciplines for the public good.

“In today’s world, the stereotype of the nerdy scientist, by himself, looking at a microscope, is no longer accurate and no longer useful,” says Gabriel Innes, a third-year student in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

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Media Contact:Sarah Green | | 215-746-4157December 23, 2014

Inaugural Cohort Announced for the Community Scholars-in-Residence Program

The Community Engagement and Research (CEAR) Core of the UPenn CTSA is pleased to announce the first awards for the Community Scholars-in-Residence Program. 

Video: Health and Wellness Fair Held at Powelton Gardens in West Philadelphia

December 9, 2014

Volunteers from the School of Nursing are highlighted for helping at a health and wellness fair.

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)

Penn Researcher to Study Impact of Changing Nursing Practices on Patient Health

December 12, 2014

Linda Aiken of the School of Nursing is highlighted for studying nursing practices.

New Effort Launched to Break the Cycle of Prostitution

December 9, 2014

Kathleen Brown of the School of Nursing is featured as the co-founder of a program for female ex-offenders in Philadelphia.


Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Penn Center for Nursing Is Building a Healthy West Philadelphia

November 26, 2014

Community work in West Philadelphia by the faculty and staff of the 

Article Source: University City Review
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460October 24, 2014

When A Penn Open Learning Class Ends, Continuing Education Does Not

For students in University of Pennsylvania Open Learning courses, the online education provided in the global classroom doesn’t end when the courses do.

Growing Old Around the Globe” from Penn’s School of Nursing is a shining example of the college-level continuing education that can be found in Penn’s free massive open online courses.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820October 31, 2014

Linda Aiken of Penn Nursing Has Received Lienhard Award From Institute of Medicine

Nursing's Linda Aiken has received the 2014 Gustav O. Lienhard Award from the Institute of Medicine for her research demonstrating the importance of nursing care and work environments in achieving patient-centered, affordable health care.

Linda Aiken, a professor of nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, has received the 2014 Gustav O.

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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | | 215-898-1422October 22, 2014

Want to Change the World? Penn Has a Prize for That

The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway. As many as three seniors who design and undertake local, national or global engagement projects for the first year following their graduation will be selected for the President’s Engagement Prizes, which consist of $50,000 for living expenses and as much as $100,000 for project implementation expenses.

The big banner on the ARCH on Locust Walk and the emails from President Gutmann to the senior class have gotten the message out: The search for entries in the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize competition is underway.