A University of Pennsylvania study about Camden, N.J., having the “one of the fastest growing community garden programs in the United States” is cited.
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Saturday nights in University City are going to be more lively this summer with the sounds of eclectic local and international bands.
The success stories of immigrants coming to America are legion.
William Morris of the famed William Morris talent agency (now WME) came to America from Germany. Newspaper editor Joseph Pulitzer of Pulitzer Prize fame hailed from Hungary. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was born in Austria.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine will partner with the Academy of General Dentistry and the AGD Foundation to hold a community outreach project June 23, “Nation of Smiles, One Smile at a Time.” The event will be held during the AGD 2012 Annual Meeting & Exhibits.
National data show that currently more than 10 percent of preschoolers in the United States are obese, and an additional 10 percent are overweight. In a recently published article, a researcher from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, in collaboration with peers and colleagues from across the nation, says that effective strategies to target pregnancy, infancy, and toddlers are urgently needed to stop the progression of childhood obesity.
WHAT: PennMOVES, now in its fifth year, is an effort to find a home for items University of Pennsylvania students leave behind at the end of the academic year.
Clothes, furniture, kitchen gear, electronics and more have been collected and sorted and will be offered for sale, with proceeds going to Goodwill Industries.
All items are sold “as is” with no returns accepted.
WHO: The public is invited.
Jonathan Supovitz of the Graduate School of Education comments on research about class sizes.