A group of K-12 teachers, library educators and National Park Service interpreters are headed to the University of Pennsylvania this summer to study the Civil War with one of the conflict’s foremost historians.
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Gently placing the stethoscope against the golden retriever’s furry rib cage, a woman listens intently through the earpiece.
“Lungs auscult clear,” she declares — veterinarian-speak for a healthy-sounding respiratory system.
PHILADELPHIA -- Providing health care for children through doctor visits and hospitals is important, but there are also other activities that can help youngsters develop into healthy adults.
That is the thinking behind the Special Babies Clinic and its Special Trips for Special Babies program.
President Amy Gutmann and other Penn administrators comment on Penn’s plans to expand east of the Schuylkill River.
Terri Lipman of the School of Nursing comments on the Philadelphia Pediatric Diabetes Registry.
PHILADELPHIA —About three-quarters of Americans have Internet access in their homes, and most of them have Facebook accounts. With new social networks and content platforms popping into and out of existence at a dizzying pace, traversing this landscape is not about mastering technology as much as it learning how to adapt messages to increasingly diverse media.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education hosted 15 leaders from more than nine African countries for a conversation on public deliberation in the United States and how it can apply to communities in Africa.
The leaders came to learn more about U.S. organizations that increase civic engagement and citizen participation in democratic governance.
A University of Pennsylvania study about Camden, N.J., having the “one of the fastest growing community garden programs in the United States” is cited.