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Penn’s Celebration of Innovation Features Silfen Forum With Gutmann, Isaacson

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and David L. Cohen, chair of Penn’s Board of Trustees, invite Penn students, faculty, staff, alumni, trustees and friends, as well as the region’s business and tech community, to a series of events from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, celebrating innovation at Penn and showcasing Penn’s South Bank, a hub for innovation and new business ventures.

Penn's Corcoran Selected to Play in NFHCA Senior Game

October 29, 2014 |

University of Pennsylvania field hockey player Emily Corcoran was one of 38 seniors across the country selected to play in the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I Senior Game, to take place on Saturday Nov. 22 at the University of Maryland.

Penn’s ELISS Fellows to Host Two Discussions on Public Health

October 30, 2014

Penn graduate students, all Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Emerging Leaders in Science and Society program, will host two free discussions on public health.

When a Penn Open Learning Class Ends, Continuing Education Does Not

October 24, 2014

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.

Penn in the News

The U.S. Military Mission Against Ebola

Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences co-authors an op-ed about the military medical system in the wake of the Ebola outbreak.

October 30, 2014 | Wall Street Journal
Philadelphia’s Museums Are a Global Resource

Julian Siggers of the Penn Museum writes about how museums in Philadelphia are used as global resources.

October 30, 2014 | Philadelphia Business Journal
Howard University Gives Its Janitors a Crack at the Middle Class. Now, That Could Change.

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education says, “African Americans typically have high expectations of HBCUs as these institutions have worked hand and hand with black communities –- both supporting each other.”

October 30, 2014 | Washington Post
Microwave Stethoscope Lets Physicians Peer Into the Lungs

Kenneth Foster of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about a new microwave-based stethoscope.

October 29, 2014 | IEEE Spectrum
Video: Study Finds Exercise Can Have Extra Benefits for Cancer Patients

Research from the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Nursing on the benefits exercising for patients receiving chemotherapy is cited.

October 28, 2014 | WPLG-TV (Miami)