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How has COVID-19 prepared scientists and the public for future pandemics?

Perry World House and the Penn Medicine Center for Research on Coronavirus and Other Emerging Pathogens hosted a discussion about lessons learned...

Infants experiencing opioid withdrawal more often treated in poorer quality hospitals

Babies exposed to opioids prenatally often experience withdrawal symptoms once they’re born. “These symptoms are physiologic, such as a higher heart rate,...

By the Numbers: Penn in the NCAA Tournament (Women)

The 2021 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament opens on Sunday, March, 21, in San Antonio. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, all...

Playing safe

On stage at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, one of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s summer homes, flutist Olivia Staton bent over...

Doulas help families meet breastfeeding goals

Fewer than 10% of women who give birth in the United States each year use doulas. But these professionals—who aren’t medical providers,...

‘Pompeii of prehistoric plants’ unlocks evolutionary secret

An international research team, including Hermann Pfefferkorn of the School of Arts & Sciences, has solved the mystery of where 300-million-year-old specimens...

‘Research at Penn’ showcases University breakthroughs and innovations

Produced by the Provost’s Office, the brochure highlights groundbreaking research from each of Penn’s 12 schools. This year it is online-only.

Two Churchill Scholars for Penn

University of Pennsylvania senior Adam Konkol and December graduate Abigail Timmel have each been awarded a Churchill Scholarship for a year of...

Working at the intersection of data science and public policy

Ken Steif’s new book, ‘Public Policy Analytics: Code & Context for Data Science in Government,’ available online and in print, provides guidance...

Guaranteed income increases employment, improves financial and physical health

Results released on March 3, 2021 from the first year of the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED) show guaranteed income drastically improves...

Global women’s rights

Sudan, Iran, the United States of America—these are three of the six United Nations member countries that have yet to ratify the...

Invested and engaged

Every five years, the University of Pennsylvania releases an Economic Impact Report, with the goal of analyzing campuswide operations to assess and...

Anouncement

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...