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Sachs-funded web series helps first-gen Latinx students tell their stories

Recording her first video, Joselyn was nervous. Joselyn loves talking, and yet she didn’t know what to say....

Penn Athletics to celebrate 100 years of women’s sports

“Athletics for women have come to Penn to stay.” So say the words on page 60 of the 1921 edition of the...

‘Many Voices, Many Visions’

Putting together an art exhibition in the middle of a pandemic is a particular challenge. Instead of considering pieces...

Transportation justice, commute knowledge, and equitable access

Public transportation is a cornerstone of urban infrastructure, with agencies like the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) making millions of trips every...

Pregnant mothers’ antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 transfer to their fetuses

Antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in the blood of pregnant women cross the placenta efficiently, and are found at similar concentrations in...

$5M gift to fund endowed professorship, support establishment of Center for Integrative Global Oral Health

Penn Dental Medicine has received a major gift that will provide the resources to help build the School’s leadership role in global...

Artist Maya Lin’s large-scale installation will be on display in Penn Medicine’s new Pavilion

Penn Medicine’s Pavilion, one of the largest hospital projects underway in the United States and the largest capital project in the University...

Children persist less when parents take over

Watching a child show off newly mastered shoe-tying skills is often an exercise in parental patience. The normally quick task seems endless,...

Researchers identify potential nanoparticles for therapeutic mRNA delivery before birth

Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania have identified ionizable...

First ever ‘pioneer’ factor found in plants enables cells to change their fate

Cells don’t express all the genes they contain all the time. The portion of our genome that encodes eye color, for example,...

The outlook for science under the Biden-Harris administration

The top line of the Biden-Harris campaign’s COVID-19 response plan read: “Listen to science.” Going beyond pandemic response, President Biden underscored this...

Joe Biden’s longtime ties to Penn

For 10 years, Nick McAndrew made Penn his home. He graduated medical school, finished residency, and simultaneously completed a fellowship and a...

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 1:00 p.m  In this workshop, you will learn the latest website design trends and strategies to help improve...

JUPITER STRING QUARTET: REFLECTION AND RENEWAL

A free, digitally delivered four-part concert series Fridays, February 5, 12, 19, and 26 at noon

[Illinois] FOLXTALES

Th-Su, Feb 4-7, 2021 5-11pm Daily  Urbana, IL—One of the great joys of live theatre is...

[Urbana] Winter is Here – Fun Ways to Celebrate the Season With Your Dog

What do you do when there is snow outside and your dog needs exercise? Canine15.com offers some suggestions. There are lots of...