Penn researchers are cited for studying the effect of greened vacant lots on residents’ health.
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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)
Drawn from the Penn’s diverse art collection, the exhibit features 58 prints, photographs, pastels and sculptures that explore issues of serialism and artistic process.
The earliest works in “Double Take” include Albrecht Dürer’s Engraved Passion Series (1508-13) and two William Hogarth engravings from A Rake’s Progress (1735).
WHAT: A groundbreaking ceremony for the Community Farm and Food Resource Center at Bartram’s Garden, a project designed to develop a healthier community by providing access to local, organic, affordable, nutritious and culturally relevant food, and a space where community members can maintain a relationship with the land.