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“One thing I really like about Penn is it feels like there’s a unique set of seasons,” says Heather Calvert, executive director of @PennMindCORE. From the dynamic energy of Move-In, the calm during Winter Break, the sprucing-up that happens in spring. bit.ly/3EI5B5V
As Halloween nears, Omnia highlights some chilling articles, which explore topics ranging from horror movies to UFO sightings and feature research by @PennSAS faculty and postdocs. omnia.sas.upenn.edu/story/hallowee…
.@PennMedicine researchers have found that red blood cells play a larger role in the immune system than previously thought. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/red-blood…
On @WhartonBizDaily, Daniel Taylor discusses the pervasiveness of insider trading, or the buying and selling of public stock by someone with nonpublic information about the company. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/curb-insi…
In this age of social change and global challenge, history can offer fresh perspectives and important distinctions on current events. This is the aim of a new discussion series that starts Nov. 3 and continues into the spring featuring Penn historians. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/past-conf…
“There’s so much that happens here: Sister, Sister and Black Men United, Makuu’s open house. Having Makuu be in the middle of campus is representative of the work we do; how important it is.” Brian Peterson of @MakuuPenn on why he loves the ARCH building. bit.ly/3weWdUe
Karen Weaver, an expert on the intersection of college sports and higher education and an adjunct assistant professor at @PennGSE, discusses a recent memo from NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo regarding “student-athletes.” penntoday.upenn.edu/news/how-recen…
Researchers from @PennMedicine found that the counties with poorly reviewed health care facilities had the highest death rates. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/yelp-star…
A new research cluster in the environmental humanities is a unique partnership among Penn, @UniofOxford, and @UofT. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/doctoral-…
Sarah Banet-Weiser of @AnnenbergPenn discusses her paper, co-authored by Kathryn Claire Higgins of @LSEnews, analyzing fictional narratives about women’s believability in the wake of #MeToo. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/believabi…
Writing in @TheRegReview, Jasmine Harris and Karen Tani of @pennlaw identify and correct three “troubling myths” about disability law and regulation. theregreview.org/2021/10/25/har…
“I spent many an hour on Franklin Field as an undergraduate,” says @pennathletics Director Alanna Shanahan, C'96. Franklin Field is now one of her favorite Penn places, along with the @pennmuseum, where she spent time as an anthropology major. bit.ly/3nRNgfS
The Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize in Education honors people revolutionizing the field. his year’s recipients are @PennGSE alumni Douglas and Lynn Fuchs in PreK-12 education, Richard Baraniuk in higher education, and Carol Lee in learning science research. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/2021-haro…
Celebrating poetry and literature at Penn since 1985, @PennSAS' Al Filreis continues to create community at the home for writers he founded in a Locust Walk house a quarter-century ago: @kellywritershse. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/al-filrei…
Penn and Cornell face off on Saturday for the 127th time. Every year from 1895 to 1938, the football game between these rivals was a big-time event on Thanksgiving Day attracting tens of thousands of raucous and rambunctious fans to Franklin Field. bit.ly/3ELXJQF
Former Facebook project manager Frances Haugen gave evidence against the tech giant, saying that the company disseminates hate speech and misinformation and “put profits before people.” @PennSP2's Ezekiel Dixon-Román calls for more regulation. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/facebook-…
Alumni arts administrator Stephen Goff, managing director at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (now @PennLiveArts) for more than 22 years, will receive the 2021 Creative Spirit Award. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/alumni-aw…
An Update to Penn Community on Penn’s Efforts to Combat the Effects of Climate Change: bit.ly/3041xOH
.@PennMedicine Marylyn D. Ritchie and PIK Professor Sarah A. Tishkoff have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, an honor that recognizes outstanding achievement and commitment to service. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/national-…
For a decade, Donald O’Rourke of @PennMedicine and colleagues have been exploring cellular immunotherapies as a potential treatment for glioblastoma multiforme, a deadly form of brain cancer that is resistant to other forms of treatment. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/entering-…
.@upennlib has acquired the personal papers of the late Elizabeth Fee as part of a growing collection of materials charting the history of public health activism. bit.ly/3GrWMyB
During the pandemic, conspiracy theorists exploited the evolving nature of the scientific process, says @APPCPenn’s Kathleen Hall Jamieson in a commentary. annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/how-conspiracy…
For University Chaplain and vice president for social equity & community Chaz Howard, the BioPond is often a place of meditation, of reflection. “Before any big decision,” he says, “I came here to pray.” bit.ly/31vWVkO
Gracyn Banks, a senior captain on the @PennFieldHockey team, discusses her role as a center back, the team’s brutal schedule, playing for @USAFieldHockey, her work as a coach and referee, and her plans for next year. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/guarding-…
As the new director of @casalatinapenn, Krista Cortes brings a sense of inclusivity to welcome different people, cultures, races, and languages to the cultural resources center. bit.ly/3EcUgdQ
In a viewpoint article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, @PennNursing researchers Rebecca Clark and Rachel French explore the history and implications of the conflation of race and genetics. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/moving-pa…
For Antoine Haywood, a doctoral candidate in @AnnenbergPenn as well as a musician and DJ, curating, spinning, and listening to vinyl records from his family’s collection is a kind of experimental storytelling. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/scholarsh…
Six alumni choose their favorite places at Penn, from the BioPond, where University Chaplain Chaz Howard goes to pray, to Franklin Field, where Athletics Director Alanna Shanahan remembers bonding with teammates and being pushed to the limit. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/people-an…
FDA-approved iron oxide nanoparticles, delivered in a mouth rinse, can suppress the growth of dental plaque and kill bacteria responsible for tooth decay, according to a study by @PennDentalMed's Hyun (Michel) Koo and colleagues. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/nanozyme-…
Researchers from @PennMedicine and @ChildrensPhila have developed a new class of CAR T cells that target proteins inside cancer cells essential for tumor growth and survival that have been historically impossible to reach. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/new-class…
Laquan McKever, a senior running back on the @PennSprintFB team, did his best Derrick Henry impression on Friday in Penn’s 40-10 thrashing of Caldwell at Franklin Field. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/mckever-p…
Drugs that target androgen receptors in prostate cancer offer promise for treating melanoma in men, according to research from @PennMedicine’s Todd Ridky. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/drugs-des…
President Amy Gutmann headed to Houston Hall yesterday afternoon to vote in the Commonwealth’s election, chatting while there with poll workers and students involved with @PennVotes. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/president…
The new Institute for Infectious and Zoonotic Diseases, launched by @pennvet, aims to bolster Penn’s capacity to understand and develop diagnostics, treatments, vaccines, and cures for diseases that can be passed from animals to humans. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/hub-zoono…
.@pennathletics has announced that guidelines from all home fall-sport competitions will continue for winter sports where spectators are permitted, with a greater emphasis on mask-wearing at indoor facilities. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/penn-athl…
Dirk Krueger, the Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences and professor of economics shares his thoughts on current proposals to tax the very wealthy and on what needs to be considered in the discussion. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/taxing-ri…
With the FDA authorization last week, 28 million more children are eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Experts from @PennNursing and @PennMedicine share their thoughts about what to expect in the weeks and months to come. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/more-kids…
On @BBC Radio “The Dreams We Live Inside,” Richard Weller of the @WeitzmanSchool discusses the relationship between urban expansion and biodiversity and Ian McHarg’s impact on landscape architecture. bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0…
Ali Dinar of the @PennSAS department of Africana Studies discusses last week’s military coup, and what comes next. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/sudan-cou…
Two 2019 graduates, Haley Morin, with a dual degree from @PennNursing and @Wharton, and Debbie Rabinovich, a double major in @PennSAS, have been chosen for the inaugural class of 20 Samvid Scholars. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/two-penn-…
.@upennlib shares the life story of Irene Eber, a survivor of the Holocaust and a witness to its aftermath. pennrare.wordpress.com/2021/09/16/ire…
.@PENNfb bowled over Brown 45-17 on Saturday at Franklin Field. The Quaker defense had a season-high eight sacks, led by senior linebacker Jake Heimlicher (No. 15), who had a career-high three sacks. The defense also caused three turnovers. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/penn-haun…
Pack your Penn gear, proceed to the Palestra, and get your popcorn ready: @pennathletics and @PennWBB basketball are back, beginning in November, for the first time since March of 2020. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/womens-ba…
.@Wharton business ethics expert David Zaring talks surprise tax havens, international tax evasion, and when secrecy makes sense. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/pandora-p…
Last week, the FDA and CDC endorsed boosters of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, just a month after the agencies did the same for a Pfizer/BioNTech booster. Experts from @PennMedicine weigh in on what’s known today about these shots. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/four-fact…
In an eight-hour effort coordinated down to the minute, 310 patients moved into @PennMedicine's new building, the Pavilion, which officially opened Saturday. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/pavilion-…
Black Medicare Advantage beneficiaries are hospitalized at higher rates for preventable health issues than white beneficiaries, according to a study led by Norma Coe of @PennMedicine and @PennLDI, and colleagues. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/racial-di…
In the first three episodes of a new Omnia podcast, “Fear and Loathing and Science,” @PennSAS experts explore ideas that cause big reactions, from the denial, politicization, and misunderstanding of science, to rising resistance to scientific information. penntoday.upenn.edu/news/these-tim…
Philadelphia-based artist Odili Odita designed a mural spanning two floors of the Perelman School of Medicine’s new Pavilion. Titled “Field and Sky,” the piece is a kaleidoscope of brightly colored geometric shapes that suggest a vivid outdoor scene. bit.ly/2ZLEtUA
In the first of a series of diversity lectures, Melissa E. Sanchez gave an inclusive overview of women’s rights history and discussed the work being done at the Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies. bit.ly/3GE3nGl
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