Increase Access

Fiscal Cliff Threatens Scientific Research, Experts Warn

November 26, 2012

Steven Fluharty, senior vice provost for research, is cited for speaking at a briefing on Capitol Hill about federally supported scientific research.

Article Source:

Panel Recommends Routine HIV Tests for Teens, Adults

November 19, 2012

Helen Koenig of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about HIV-patient research.

Article Source: USA Today

A Class Where Opening Minds, Not Earning Credits, Is the Point

November 19, 2012

Carol Muller of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for her online class Listening to World Music, via Coursera.

Article Source: New York Times

Elite Schools’ Popular Online Courses Have Scaled Up Delivery, but Can They Scale Up Credit?

November 18, 2012

Peter Struck of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on his online class offered through Coursera.

Article Source: Washinton Post

Drexel’s Good Neighbor Policy

November 19, 2012

Penn is noted for its commitment to the surrounding community and for its economic-stimulus programs.

Article Source: Philly.com

Do People Turn to Twitter for CPR Info?

November 19, 2012

Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine expresses her enthusiasm about people sending and receiving information about CPR via Twitter.

Article Source: Fox News

The Success of Black Men in College Involves the Help of Many

November 15, 2012

Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education comments on a report about college graduation rates among black men.

Article Source: Diverse
facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194
Media Contact:Beth Adams | adamsnb@dental.upenn.edu | 215-573-8224November 14, 2012

Penn Dental Medicine Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Support Student Scholarships

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has received a $1.5 million grant for student scholarships from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

facebook twitter google print email
Media Contact: | | November 14, 2012

New Financial Aid Director Explains Penn’s No-loan Aid Program for Undergraduates

Joel Carstens, university director of financial aid at the University of Pennsylvania, may be new to campus, but he’s no stranger to the Ivy League and the financial-aid challenges of its schools and students.

Health Care Reform a Certainty Now, but Details Uncertain

November 11, 2012

Daniel Polsky of Penn’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics discusses health-care reform.

Article Source: Philly.com