The exposure of its citizens to dangerous toxins continues to be a concern in China, a newly industrialized nation with a large population and little environmental regulation, but for University of Pennsylvania senior Richard Liu one health risk has been particularly deserving of attention: lead exposure in young children.
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The University of Pennsylvania will be the site of a three-day conference, “One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare,” that will explore child welfare in the age of reform.
Loretta Jemmott of the School of Nursing is cited for helping foster a conversation about developing a partnership between Penn Nursing and Agnes Irwin’s Center for the Advancement of Girls.
Marissa DeCesaris hopes to make an impact on improving care for the mentally ill.
Feeding Cities: Food Security in a Rapidly Urbanizing World, the first international conference examining the critical link between urbanization and food security, will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Wednesday, March 13, through Friday, March 15, 2013.
The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) hosts the 9th Annual Urban Leadership Forum on Wednesday March 13th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm to celebrate exemplary leaders in the effort to build resilient, food-secure, and livable cities.
As students at the University of Pennsylvania, they exercised their love of learning, and now, as Penn alumni, thanks to online courses, they can add to their knowledge base or explore subject matter they either couldn’t or didn’t when on campus.