Cindy Christian of the School of Medicine and Safe Place, the Center for Child Protection and Health, is praised for her child advocacy in light of her appointment as child-abuse expert at the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.
Philadelphia & Community
The success of Penn’s “Power Down Challenge” is highlighted.
Penn influences redevelopment at USC.
Penn’s endowment performance is cited.
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.