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CRISPR-edited immune cells can survive and thrive after infusion into cancer patients

Genetically edited immune cells can persist, thrive, and function months after a cancer patient receives them, according to new data published by...

Nourishing the brain with conversations about food

A yearlong colloquium from Penn Anthropology offers a steady diet of research perspectives, delving into how this facet of culture affects modern...

The Amish and the Anthropocene

Religion and science are often pitted against one another. “I wanted to start a conversation that was different,” says Nicole Welk-Joerger about her article...

Marr’s high marks net ECAC Rookie of the Week

In the gymnastics team’s 192.400-187.950 win over Cornell on Sunday in Ithaca, New York, freshman McCaleigh Marr finished first on the uneven bars and tied for first...

Training athletes to save lives

As the NCAA actively looks for solutions to prevent cardiac arrests in competitive athletes, a Penn student is working with a Penn Athletics administrator...

Putting Black history lessons into action

What are middle and high school curriculums for Black History Month? Or, rather, what could a better curriculum look like?

International film and the Oscars

Among this year’s Academy Awards film contenders is “Parasite,” the genre-bending South Korean film directed by Bong Joon-ho. With six nominations heading...

Magnetic microrobots use capillary forces to coax particles into position

At microscopic scales, picking, placing, collecting, and arranging objects is a persistent challenge. Advances in nanotechnology mean that there are ever more...

The healing power of music

Lost in the thrum of the guitar, Monica Trent forgot herself.  And she was grateful for it.

Looking to mud to study how particles become sticky

It happens outside every time it rains: The soil gets wet and may form sticky mud. Then it dries. Later it might...

Five events to watch for February

Stocking up the February lineup of events around Penn is a healthy mix of fun and academia—on one end, an atmospheric performance...

Proton therapy lowers risk of side effects in cancer patients

Proton therapy leads to a significantly lower risk of side effects severe enough to lead to unplanned hospitalizations for cancer patients when compared...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...