Cindy Christian of the School of Medicine and Safe Place, the Center for Child Protection and Health, is appointed child-abuse expert at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.
Philadelphia & Community
Penn’s community-building efforts are cited.
Ira Harkavy of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships says computers are essential to education within the community.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania reduced its electricity usage by some 13 megawatt hours during last week’s hour-long Power Down Challenge. This is equivalent to a nearly 21 percent reduction in the typical campus electrical load at this time of year, yielding substantial cost savings.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice discusses the Chester, Pa., curfew.
Elliot Weinbaum of the Graduate School of Education comments on Philadelphia public school test scores.