Emilio Parrado, director of the Latin American and Latino Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named one of the Delaware Valley’s Most Influential Latinos.
WHO: Barry Scheck, Cardozo School of Law professor and co-founder of the Innocence Project
In 1950, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology sent scholars to a site in central Turkey, about 50 miles southwest of Ankara. There they began an effort to uncover — literally and figuratively — details about the societies and cultures of the people who lived there hundreds to thousands of years before.
Penn’s recently announced Commission on Student Safety, Alcohol and Campus Life is featured.
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania will remember Martin Luther King Jr. with its 18th Annual Commemorative Symposium on Social Change, a series of nearly 25 community events Jan. 15-Feb. 1.
Every weekday, once early in the morning and once in the evening, a dedicated group of members of the Penn Running Club gather at Pottruck gym to run several miles through the city.
Comprised of nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate students, the PRC, one of the Penn Rec sports clubs, is the largest running group on campus.
PHILADELPHIA — In the waning days of 2012, two words have dominated the post-election discourse: “fiscal cliff.” The cliff is a combination of impending budgetary measures that will take effect in January if a legislative compromise is not reached.
One area of the budget that would see serious cuts is funding for the national science agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation. Combined with cuts to other agencies and departments, the amount of research and development funding lost could total $58 billion over five years.