PHILADELPHIA -- This year marks the 125th anniversary of the land purchase for Compton, John and Lydia Morris’ estate that would become the Morris Arboretum. As part of the celebration of this event, the Give & Take Jugglers will give an interactive performance on Saturday, June 30, from 11
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PHILADELPHIA -- This week, the University of Pennsylvania launched three free courses via Coursera, an online educational platform designed to make Web-based classes available more widely.
With the capacity to reach millions of people simultaneously, Coursera has a design inspired by educational research on effective learning practices and creates an interactive learning experience for the course offerings.
Taught by the Best: Penn Professor Stephanie McCurry to Lead Summer Seminar for Civil War History Teachers
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.
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.