Cindy Christian of the School of Medicine and Safe Place, the Center for Child Protection and Health, is appointed child-abuse expert at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.
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Penn’s community-building efforts are cited.
Ira Harkavy of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships says computers are essential to education within the community.
Penn’s Chief of Fire and Emergency Services Appointed to Board at Phila. Fire Dept. Historical Corp.
PHILADELPHIA — Gene Janda, the chief of fire and emergency services for the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected to a three-year term as a general member of the board of directors for the Philadelphia Fire Department Historical Corporation, which supports the Fireman’s Hall Museum in Old City.
Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on a local court decision about school redistricting.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania reduced its electricity usage by some 13 megawatt hours during last week’s hour-long Power Down Challenge. This is equivalent to a nearly 21 percent reduction in the typical campus electrical load at this time of year, yielding substantial cost savings.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses the Chester, Pa., curfew.
A Philadelphia high school student is profiled as she receives a full grant from a scholarship fund administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.