Eugenie Birch of the School of Design is quoted about the possible effect of Cooper Medical School on the city of Camden.
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Hailing a Rickshaw: Penn Summer Program Offers High School Students Lessons in World Languages and Cultures
A few years of French or Spanish may fulfill a foreign-language requirement to graduate from high school. But in today’s global environment, some career-minded young people want to learn critical international languages that aren’t widely taught in high school.
Harris Steinberg and Helene Furjan of the School of Design and Harris Sokoloff of the Graduate School of Education are all cited during a forum about the future of the Parkway.
PennPraxis of the School of Design is cited for involvement with the Parkway Action Plan.
John DeFlaminis of the Graduate School of Education assisted in the superintendent search.
PHILADELPHIA — In June, the North Carolina legislature attempted to block a group of local scientists’ findings about how climate change could impact the state via sea-level rise. The new legislation would, for a time, prohibit the state’s coastal developers from using anything but linear estimates for rates of sea-level rise, where levels would go up by around 20 centimeters over the next century.
PHIADELPHIA — Alternative energy research projects involving four faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded grants from the Energy Commercialization Institute, a translational-research partnership that draws upon several regional universities.