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Deadlier Than Usual Fourth of July

July 12, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on Philadelphia violence-prevention statutes.

Article Source: Philadelphia Daily News

Five Myths About America's Homeless

July 11, 2010

Dennis Culhane of the School of Social Policy and Practice authors a column on homelessness myths.

Article Source: Washington Post

Rivals Google, Comcast Join to Back Wharton Forum

July 12, 2010

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School is organizing the 2010 Supernova Forum.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

ERs Not Overheating, but Physicians Wary of Heat Wave

July 7, 2010

Marti Camacho of the School of Nursing says "average recreational athletes” account for most heat wave-related ER patients.

Article Source: ABC News

Child Abuse Expert Hired for Philadelphia's DHS

July 2, 2010

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.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

USC Plans $900-Million Shopping and Residential Upgrade

July 3, 2010

Penn’s community-building efforts are cited.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Federal Grant to Generate 91 Jobs, Enhance Computer Access in Philadelphia

July 6, 2010

Ira Harkavy of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships says computers are essential to education within the community.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 1, 2010

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.

Chester Lockdown Extended 30 Days

June 23, 2010

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice comments on the extended Chester, Pa., curfew.

Article Source: Metro

Judge Rules Lower Merion Redistricting Broke No Law

June 25, 2010

Kermit Roosevelt of the Law School comments on a local court decision about school redistricting.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer