Lawrence Gelburd of the Wharton School discusses the effect of publicity for a program to encourage putting people to work.
Philadelphia & Community
WHAT: The Mayor's Office of Faith Based Initiatives Job Fair, held in cooperation with the University of Pennsylvania’s Office of the Chaplain and Office of Community and Government Affairs and the Human Resources offices of the University and the Penn Health System
WHERE: Houston Hall, 3417 Spruce St., on the Penn campus
Victor Galli and Leah Abrams, students in the School of Arts Sciences, and Ian Penkala, a student in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, discuss Penn’s vegetarian dining options.
Janice Madden of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School discusses Philadelphia in-migration.
Andrew Dahlgren and Alexandra Schmidt-Ullrich of the School of Design are cited for being curators of “Philly Works.”
The Morris Arboretum’s new Horticulture Center is spotlighted.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania’s Green Fund will accept applications beginning Oct. 1 for a third round of grants to support green innovative ideas from students, faculty or staff designed to help Penn meet its sustainability goals.
Robert Yaro of the School of Design comments on a proposed Philadelphia high-speed rail system.
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.”