The Center for High Impact Philanthropy’s Haiti donation analysis study, “Haiti: How Can I Help? Models for Donors Seeking Long-Term Impact,” is cited.
Three Penn Vet students are blogging about their summer of treating rural animals in Nepal and helping train community members in basic animal health and husbandry. (Penn Current)
University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice Launches Penn-China Civil Society Initiative
The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice has launched the Penn-China Civil Society Initiative, a program to assist the budding non-governmental sector in China.
Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the Gaza flotilla incident.
PHILADELPHIA -- University of Pennsylvania graduate students Danielle Reifsnyder and Renuka Nayak are among 75 U.S. student researchers selected to attend the 60th Annual Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students in Germany.
Soccer referees may have an unconscious bias towards calling fouls based on a play’s direction of motion, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine found that soccer experts made more foul calls when action moved right-to-left, or leftward, compared to rightward action, suggesting that two referees watching the same play from different vantage points may be inclined to make a different call.
Botswana-UPenn Partnership’s mobile-phone health-care service is featured.
Penn researchers are cited for their study of a potential referee bias at the World Cup.