WHO: Kenneth Feinberg
Shiriki Kumanyika of the School of Medicine says “high-calorie foods and beverages are heavily advertised, and healthier options are harder to find in many African-American and low-income communities.”
In a Q&A session, Bill Schilling of Student Financial Services explains how Penn’s extensive aid program, including the no-loans policy, increases access to an Ivy League education. (Penn Current)
PHILADELPHIA –- A new report from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government shows how public investment guided by strategic planning can produce highly successful results, even within an urban area formerly plagued by high levels of vacancy and abandonment.
“Vacant Property Reclamation Through Strategic Investment in Eastern North Philadelphia, 1998-2010“ documents the work of a nonprofit organization in implementing an investment strategy for a section of Philadelphia.
President Amy Gutmann meets with Vice President Biden at the White House to discuss Recovery Act funding.
PHILADELPHIA –- Mo Salman, professor of animal population health at Colorado State University, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Penn Vet World Leadership Award, given annually by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine to a veterinarian who has dramatically changed the practice of the profession and influenced the lives of others.