PHILADELPHIA –- A collaboration led by a periodontal researcher from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has found a possible link between the success of gum-disease treatment and the likelihood of giving birth prematurely, according to a study published in the journal BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
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Dedication Set for Morris Arboretum’s Horticulture Center Complex, a Regional Model of Sustainability
PHILADELPHIA – The Morris Arboretum will host a dedication ceremony for its new $13 million Horticulture Center at Bloomfield Farm, across the street from the Arboretum’s public garden, at 11 a.m., Oct. 5. The Horticulture Center marks the first new building to be built on the property since the founding of the Morris Arboretum in the early 1900s.
Wharton students Cherif Habib and Stephan Jacob are profiled for creating Kembrel, a company focused on providing online retail discounts to students.
Neil Fishman and Arthur Caplan of the School of Medicine discuss employers’ flu-vaccination requirements.
Maureen Rush, University of Pennsylvania vice president for public safety
At Penn Institute for Urban Research Event, Museum Directors to Discuss Art Museums as Community Anchors
PHILADELPHIA — The Penn Institute for Urban Research (Penn IUR) will host a panel discussion with leaders from the country’s most prominent art museums at 6 p.m. Sept. 13, in the Van Pelt Auditorium of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The event kicks off the two-day Penn IUR Roundtable on Anchor Institutions conference, which convenes leaders of institutions that function both as important physical presences in their cities and as a part of the economic lifeblood of their communities.