PHILADELPHIA – National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, will join Penn scientists and physicians in celebrating the opening of the new Translational Research Center (TRC) Tuesday. The TRC is the first medical research building on the Penn campus - and one of the first anywhere - to be physically integrated into facilities for patient care, namely the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine and the Roberts Proton Therapy Center. Dr.
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.”
Robbie Shell, Cassie Mogilner and Iwan Barankay of the Wharton School comment on the announcement of a free, Web publication targeted towards high school students.
PHILADELPHIA – Playwright Edward Albee will visit the University of Pennsylvania March 21-22 as one of three acclaimed writers selected to be Spring 2011 Kelly Writers House Fellows. Albee will give evening readings and informal teaching sessions with young writers and aspiring writers.
WHO & WHAT: An interdisciplinary conference featuring leading scholars in disability studies whose research includes civic fitness, technology designed to assist people with disabilities, history, politics and education.