PHILADELPHIA— “This Is Not an Invitation to Rape Me,” which runs through March 5 at the University of Pennsylvania, is an art exhibit designed to address the idea that, when a woman is raped, she asked for it, deserved it or wanted it.
Penn Marks First Anniversary of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act With $171 Million in Research Funding
PHILADELPHIA –- On the first anniversary of the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the University of Pennsylvania has received more than $171 million in awards that fund more than 348 studies in gene therapy, robotics, public education, neurological disorders, the origins of cardiovascular disease and more.
Approximately 700 different positions at Penn are funded by ARRA, allowing Penn researchers to continue studies in nearly every aspect of basic science and public health.
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Trash Talk, a panel discussion with key players in recycling from both the University of Pennsylvania and the City of Philadelphia, sharing information about waste reduction and recycling
Moderated by Dan Garofalo, Penn’s environmental sustainability coordinator, the panelists are:
· Clarena Tolson, Philadelphia streets commissioner
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania has expanded child-care options and inaugurated a new backup-care initiative.
To increase access to child care for Penn employees and community members, the University is partnering with two West Philadelphia child-care providers, the Parent Infant Center and The Caring Center, both are accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Shadowing Day, a city-wide program for 9th-grade students in the Philadelphia School District, coordinated by the Philadelphia Youth Network. The visiting students will spend the day learning about the host workplace, the kind of jobs the employees are doing and the education and experience needed to get such jobs.
The staff of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania will host 18 students from Fitzsimons and West Philadelphia High schools.
The kick-off for 10 weeks of RecycleMania, when the University of Pennsylvania joins 400 schools across the nation to see which school can cut the most waste and increase its rate of recycling.
Special events at Penn begin with a Recycle Bin Rally, where personal recycling bins will be given to the first 200 who attend, a presentation of the proceeds from June’s PennMOVES sale to the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and the screening of the documentary film “No Impact Man.”