John Wherry, Tara Gangadhar, Robert Vonderheide and Alexander Huang of Penn Medicine found that larger tumors need a greater T cell response to shrink in response to drugs.
John Wherry Tara Gangadhar Robert Vonderheide and Alexander Huang of Penn Medicine

Matching Pre-treatment Tumor Size to Strength of Immune Response Allows Tailoring of Melanoma Drug Regimen – PR News

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Twenty years ago, Penn Medicine's Frederick Kaplan was inspired by a patient to study a rare skeletal disease. In May he’ll receive the 2017 Rare Impact Award for his work.
Twenty years ago Penn Medicines Frederick Kaplan was inspired by a patient

Penn Medicine’s Frederick S. Kaplan, MD, Honored by National Organization for Rare Disorders – PR News

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Is a little rain going to stop Bloomers Band from performing at Spring Fling? No, it is not.
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Before a capacity crowd, Penn President Amy Gutmann joined PWH Director William Burke-White in convening a Global Shifts Conference bringing together Penn experts and global thought leaders on the theme “Urbanization, Migration and Demography — An Examination of Marginalization and Inequality.”

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The Penn Institute for Urban Research, in collaboration with Perry World House, announced the winner of its photo contest on the theme of urbanization and migration.
The Penn Institute for Urban Research in collaboration with Perry World House

Penn IUR and Perry World House Announce Winners of 2017 Photo Contest | PennIUR

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A study by Penn Vet student Emily Shea and professor Deborah Silverstein found that lower levels of lactate correlated with better prognoses in cats in the intensive care unit.
A study by Penn Vet student Emily Shea and professor Deborah Silverstein

Look to Lactate to Help Predict Ill Cats’ Prognoses, Penn Vet Study Says

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"It started with lunch. On a spring day in 1988, a small group of women of color on faculty and staff at the University of Pennsylvania met for lunch at the Penn Tower Hotel. They were hosted by Marcia Rafig, the hotel’s general manager, one of the few women of color in high level hotel management positions in the country. It was the first-ever Women of Color Day."
It started with lunch On a spring day in 1988 a small

From Humble Beginnings, Women of Color at Penn Marks 30th Anniversary

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With a President's Engagement Prize, Antoinette Zoumanigui Selamawit Bekele will set up a Senegal school for exploited youth.
With a Presidents Engagement Prize Antoinette Zoumanigui Selamawit Bekele will set up

Antoinette Zoumanigui and Selamawit Bekele of Penn to Educate Youth in Senegal

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Rafael de la Rosa used his pursuit of an M.B.A. at Wharton as an opportunity to become more involved in the LGBT community as the president of Wharton MBA Out4Biz.
Rafael de la Rosa used his pursuit of an MBA at Wharton

From Brazil to Philadelphia, This MBA Student Found Support to Be Out at Wharton - The Wharton School

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When the weather is this nice, sometimes you just gotta dance. Thanks, Onda Latina and Penn Latin & Ballroom Dance!
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Penn Medicine's Mitesh Patel finds that flu vaccination rates rose after electronic health records were programmed to prompt care givers to offer the vaccine.
Penn Medicines Mitesh Patel finds that flu vaccination rates rose after electronic

A Little Nudge May Provide A Big Boost to Flu Vaccination Rates – PR News

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Scott Barry Kaufman, Martin Seligman and an Imagination Institute team seek to answer one question: What makes creative people tick?
Scott Barry Kaufman Martin Seligman and an Imagination Institute team seek to

What Makes Creative People Creative? Penn Psychologists Seek an Answer

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Larry McDaniel is a University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education student, a researcher at The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions, and a lesson in perseverance.
Larry McDaniel is a University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education student

Penn GSE Student Faced Failure Before Finding Success Through Education

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Happy Birthday, Penn Fund!
Happy Birthday Penn Fund
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A film project led by Tyler Burke goes behind the scenes of two Philly-based Jewish matchmaking services helping clients find love.
A film project led by Tyler Burke goes behind the scenes of

Communication Major Tyler Burke Creates Documentary on Jewish Matchmaking | Annenberg School for Communication

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The unlikely sound of flutes filled the rotunda of the Penn Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology on a recent Friday, drawing visitors to the live concert by Penn students.
The unlikely sound of flutes filled the rotunda of the Penn Museum

Penn Flutes Performs on Campus and in Community

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Eleanor Hubbard's latest exhibition, “Natural Selection: Lost Cat, Found Ox and Other Inspiring Bonds,” is on display in the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Steven W. Atwood Library through May 16.
Eleanor Hubbards latest exhibition Natural Selection Lost Cat Found Ox and Other

Penn Vet Library Exhibit Explores the Human-Animal Connection Through Art

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Do Facts Still Matter?
Media, Politics, and Education in a Post-truth Era

Join a live panel discussion with Howard Fineman, Global Editorial Director, The Huffington Post; John L. Jackson, Jr., Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice; and Charles Sykes, Senior Fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Research Initiative; moderated by Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Director of...
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For The New York Times, Salamishah Tillet of Arts & Sciences interviewed Oprah Winfrey and director George C. Wolfe about their upcoming HBO film.
For The New York Times Salamishah Tillet of Arts Sciences interviewed Oprah

Oprah Winfrey on ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’

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In The Huffington Post, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education's Marybeth Gasman and grad student Amanda Washington Lockett urge professors to oppose injustices to black women in academia.
In The Huffington Post University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Educations Marybeth

Your Obligation To Support Black Women In Academe

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