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2013-09-10 08:30:29

Former Wharton School CIO brings client's perspective to technology Company NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shen Milsom & Wilke, LLC is pleased to welcome Deirdre Woods to the Board of Directors. Woods began working with SM&W over a decade ago on Jon Huntsman Hall, a classroom building at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and has since completed multiple projects with the firm. Woods recognized Shen Milsom & Wilke as an innovative and trusted...

2013-09-04 12:32:17

CAMBRIDGE Mass. and PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NovoBioPharma, a global biopharmaceutical firm with locations in Cambridge, MA, Delaware, and Philadelphia, and UPstart at the University of Pennsylvania announced today that they entered into a synergistic collaboration in which NovoBioPharma provides critical guidance and strategic direction to select life science UPstart companies embarking on the commercialization of early stage opportunities. UPstart provides...

2013-08-29 23:28:03

A new study from one of the country’s top mesothelioma research centers suggests that light-based cancer treatment, in combination with lung-sparing surgery, may dramatically improve the odds of survival. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Research published in The Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery and reported by Surviving Mesothelioma finds some encouraging results among malignant pleural mesothelioma patients who underwent lung-sparing mesothelioma surgery and photodynamic therapy...

2013-08-29 16:23:48

REGISTRATION OPENS TODAY PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US and Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS) announced that registration opened today for the third PwC-KWHS Seminar for High School Educators on Business and Financial Responsibility. The professional-development opportunity targeting educators, principals, administrators and superintendents from the eastern United States, will be held at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Oct. 25-27....

2013-08-20 12:26:38

Center of Excellence in Behavioral Economics will conduct research to create new approachesto improve health and health behaviors NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To further research and best practices to ultimately improve health, The Vitality Institute, a global health think tank focused on reducing chronic disease risk, is collaborating with the University of Pennsylvania, known for their leadership in applying behavioral economic approaches to improve rates for tobacco...

All-Terrain Robot Can Go Anywhere
2013-08-14 04:38:50

[ Watch the Video: University of Pennsylvania Unveils Acrobatic Robot ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) have created a new all-terrain, six-legged walking robot that has been specially designed with jumping and climbing capabilities that could help it complete military reconnaissance, rescue or supply transportation missions. The robot is named RHex (pronounced “Rex” and short for “robot...

2013-08-01 08:40:49

For the first time, Penn is moving to one learning management system SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Instructure today announced that the University of Pennsylvania has chosen Canvas as its universitywide learning management system (LMS). After evaluating Canvas' use by the Penn Libraries, the Graduate School of Education, the Penn Law School and the Wharton School, Penn chose to move the entire university to a unified learning management system on Canvas. (Logo:...

2013-07-26 18:43:55

A small percentage of people diagnosed with a mysterious neurological condition may only experience psychiatric changes - such as delusional thinking, hallucinations, and aggressive behavior - according to a new study by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, people who had previously been diagnosed with this disease, called anti-NMDA receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis, had relapses that only involved psychiatric behavior. In an article...

2013-07-22 08:28:32

- D2S2 shows 29% reduction in all-cause 30-day readmission rates - PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RightCare Solutions, Inc., an evidence-based technology organization specializing in hospital care transitions and readmission management, announced today that a pivotal study examining the impact of RightCare Solutions' D2S2 care transitions software platform on all-cause 30-day readmissions met its primary endpoint showing a 29% reduction in all-cause 30-day readmission...

2013-07-16 23:01:05

Gift will allow expansion of learning network and community that connects business leaders, researchers, faculty, and students. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce a major gift from William L. and Phyllis Mack to permanently endow the Mack Institute for Innovation Management. William L. Mack, W’61, is Chair of the Wharton Board of Overseers, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mack-Cali Realty...