A new study by Gary Smith, professor of population biology and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, used epidemiological modeling methods to determine the proportion of schizophrenia cases that may be attributable to T. gondii infection. The work suggests that about one-fifth of cases may involve the parasite.
For students in University of Pennsylvania Open Learning courses, the online education provided in the global classroom doesn’t end when the courses do. “Growing Old Around the Globe” from Penn’s School of Nursing is a shining example of the college-level continuing education that can be found in Penn’s free massive open online courses.
For the first time since 2000-01, the University of Pennsylvania women's basketball team found itself atop the Ivy League preseason poll, tied with Princeton in the first-ever, first-place tie since the inception of the poll in 1999-2000.
Being a student IT advisor at the University of Pennsylvania is not just about helping others. It’s also a learning experience.Along with a team of professional Penn staff, 80 student information technology advisors offer tech support to students, faculty and staff who reside in all 11 College Houses.
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Penn in the News
Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the impact of changes to a federal loan program on historically black colleges and universities.
Debra Schilling Wolfe of the School of Social Policy & Practice is quoted about Penn’s Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research Field of Dreams luncheon.
Billionaire undergraduate alumni are featured.
Ryan Charles Hynd of the School of Arts & Sciences is profiled about his journey as a black man in the STEM field.
Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education shares his comments about black students facing adversity in the classroom.