The Netter Center’s Urban Nutrition Initiative is featured.
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PHILADELPHIA – Students of Harrison College House have won a third successive Penn Energy Showdown, a University of Pennsylvania campus energy efficiency competition organized by Penn’s Fels Institute of Government.
The Penn Energy Showdown is designed to reduce energy consumption in campus dormitories, while increasing student awareness about how small behavioral changes can impact energy use.
PHILADELPHIA — Two graduate students from the University of Pennsylvania, along with 13 others from the greater Philadelphia region, have each been awarded an Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
These students, members of the 2011-12 class of Greater Philadelphia Schweitzer Fellows, will spend the next year addressing health disparities in the region while developing lifelong leadership skills.
Monica Mainigi of the School of Medicine is mentioned for mentoring a high school student recipient of the Leonore Annenberg Scholarship.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary will be participating in the National Service Dog Eye Exam sponsored by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) and Merial for the month of May.
Philliebot, the pitching robot built by the GRASP laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is featured.
The GRASP laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for the pitching robot.
PHILADELPHIA — Three panelists from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education will host a discussion at the 2011 Albert M. Greenfield Memorial Lecture, “Mandates, Models and Methods, Oh My!: A Strategic Look at the Essential Components of Early Childhood Education,” Wednesday, April 27, 4-5:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Public Policy Center, 202 S. 36th St.
PHILADELPHIA – One of the world’s earliest online poetry and poetics magazines, Jacket, which ceased publication last year, now has a new home at the University of Pennsylvania and a new name, Jacket2.
When Jacket was first published in 1997, the Guardian hailed “Jacket” as “the prince of online poetry magazines.”
As head of PennPraxis, Harris Steinberg of the School of Design, an architect and Penn alum, has expanded the organization's influence in the dialogue about the future of Philadelphia. (Penn Current)