Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli comments on Penn’s real estate initiatives to engage with the community while addressing crime and poverty issues.
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Charles Branas of the Perelman School of Medicine and John MacDonald of the School of Arts and Sciences comment on a vacant-lot cleanup study.
A Penn Medicine study about ‘greening’ vacant lots is highlighted.
Penn researchers are cited for studying the effect of greened vacant lots on residents’ health.
Amy Hillier of the School of Design comments on the importance of the TEDx Philly conference and the future of city planning in Philadelphia.
Matt Hartley of the Graduate School of Education discusses service learning and what it really means to connect academia with real-world problems. (Penn GSE)