Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli and Vice President Maureen Rush of Public Safety accepted the City of Philadelphia’s
Engage Locally Nationally and Globally
Eugenie Birch, co-director of the University of Pennsylvania's Institute for Urban Research, has been elected as the first president of the new General Assembly of Partners (GAP), a special initiative of the United Nation’s World Urban Campaign. Birch was elected at the GAP’s inaugural meeting, held in Nairobi, Kenya in mid-April.
(This is the fourth in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.)
One in five patients discharged from the hospital experience an adverse event at home within three weeks. They may fall or mix up their medications, placing an extreme burden on their caregivers. Ultimately they’re readmitted to the hospital.
President Amy Gutmann is quoted about Penn co-sponsoring the RoboLancers of Central High School of Philadelphia to attend a competition.
By Madeleine Stone @themadstone
(This is the second in a series of features introducing the inaugural Penn President’s Engagement Prize winners.)
Glenn Bryan of Government and Community Affairs,
Adam Cohen, a junior at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded a Harry S. Truman Scholarship, a merit-based award for college students who plan to pursue careers in government or in public service, wish to attend graduate or professional school to help prepare for their careers and are U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals.
Members of the Dark Energy Survey have released the first in a series of maps that show the concentration of dark matter in the cosmos.
By Sarah Welsh