Eugenia Garvin of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a study highlighting the effects of greening vacant lots in high-crime areas.
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Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery Presents California Impressionism: Masters of Light from the Irvine Museum
PHILADELPHIA — California Impressionism presents more than 30 paintings that capture the sublime beauty of California from 1885 to 1931. Lent by The Irvine Museum, this traveling exhibition includes works by Franz Bischoff, Colin Campbell Cooper, Anna Hills, Granville Redmond, and Guy Rose, among others.
From humble beginnings in Kenya to an urban Ivy League campus, sophomore Winnie Kerubo Mokaya’s journey to the University of Pennsylvania is an international student recruitment success story.
Born in Nairobi, Mokaya’s early childhood was spent in the town of Kisii in southwestern Kenya. The memories of that time sting still.
Gina Garvin of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about a study of the effects of greening vacant lots in high-crime neighborhoods. Research by Charles Branas, also of Medicine, is cited.
PHILADELPHIA -- Greening vacant lots may make neighborhood residents feel safer and may be associated with reductions in certain gun crimes, according to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Results show that residents living near greened vacant lots feel safer than those near non-greened sites. Additionally, researchers noted that incidents of police-reported crimes may be reduced after greening.
Eugenie Birch of the School of Design is quoted about the possible effect of Cooper Medical School on the city of Camden.
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.