Mark Alan Hughes of the School of Design is interviewed about the need to examine the risks of the energy boom.
Philadelphia & Community
The University of Pennsylvania has released its plans for developing a research park on the 23-acre former DuPont property, located along the Schuylkill River in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia.
With the number of city dwellers expected to double in the next 30 years, bringing the tally to 7 billion city inhabitants worldwide, urbanization poses a wide range of critical issues, including housing, education, food security, energy, crime, economic development, income equality and public health.
Eugenie Birch of the School of Design comments on the expansion of the Mormon Church in Philadelphia.
|WHAT:||“Research to Practice: Building Scholarship Critical to Building a Sustainable Urban Future,” a discussion hosted by the Penn Institute for Urban Research and HUD-sponsored dialogue in advance of the U.S.|
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice says, “Educational apartheid and institutional racism are the recipes for self-destruction.”
On Saturday, Feb. 1, Philly Materials Science and Engineering Day offers people of all ages the chance to participate in hands-on science and engineering activities. The event is free and open to the public.
Frederick Ding’s interest in making an impact by improving the lives of others begins with his work on campus assisting fellow students at the University of Pennsylvania.