Health-care reform and cultural competence in health-care delivery are hot topics. Research has shown that cultural competence is a key strategy for bridging health and health-care disparities.
PHILADELPHIA -- Enrique G. Mendoza, a scholar of international macroeconomics, has been named a Presidential Term Professor of Economics in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her thoughts about levels of equity and homogeneity in higher education in the United States in comparison to countries such as Finland, Norway and Sweden.
It’s almost as far away from Philadelphia urban life as one can imagine. Or, to be precise, it’s a 14-hour plane ride followed by a 16-hour bus ride capped by a 40-minute ride in a truck away from the University of Pennsylvania campus.
At the University of Pennsylvania’s Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, you can touch some of the oldest tomes in the history of Judaism, and you don’t have to wear white gloves, de rigueur for patrons at some rare-book libraries.
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education shares her opinion about a discussion at the Salzburg Global Seminar.
This weekend, Penn hosted the first Ivy Plus Symposium and workshops for diverse scholars, a national conference designed to encourage exceptional undergraduate students to pursue advanced training in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, fields.