PHILADELPHIA — From high-school students to surgeons, anyone who has pulled an all-nighter knows there is a price to be paid the next day: trouble focusing, a fuzzy memory and other cognitive impairments. Now, researchers at Penn have found the part of the brain and the neurochemical basis for sleep deprivation’s effects on memory.
PHILADELPHIA -- Joan Hendricks has been appointed to a second term as dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the School of Nursing at Peking University in Beijing have established a memorandum of understanding creating a formal research relationship between the schools. Peking University’s School of Nursing, with Guifang Guo as dean, is widely considered the premier nursing school in China.
Penn Nursing also has academic partnerships in Botswana and India.
PHILADELPHIA –- Five University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. They are among 212 new Fellows and 16 Foreign Honorary Members recognized as some of the world’s most accomplished leaders from academia, business,
public affairs, the humanities and the arts.
The new AAAS Fellows at Penn are:
This summer, adventurous children ages 7 through 13 can experience a unique day camp that takes them through time and across continents at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology on Penn's campus in Philadelphia.
WHAT: “Washed Up: The Role of Water in the Collapse of Civilizations,” a public talk at the University of Pennsylvania that will provide insight into water’s impact on society
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PHILADELPHIA – As the first institution to take part in Philadelphia’s Creating Canopy program, the University of Pennsylvania is partnering with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department to distribute to faculty and staff homeowners in the city 300 free trees to plant on their property.