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News from the University of Pennsylvania for Friday, August 19, 2016
grube trio

Traveling Care

Through a project in West Virginia led by Nursing’s Wendy Grube, grad student Chana Schaffer and August grad Alexis Pitcairn learned to treat vulnerable, rural populations.

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Reaching Out

During a Civic House internship, Rebecca López, a rising junior from Hamilton, N.J., helped young people learn about types of abuse and preventing dating violence. 

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Members of Dental’s new class were welcomed at the White Coat Ceremony, where they pledged to assume the responsibilities of the profession. (Photos)

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Energy Influence

Since its start 18 months ago, the Kleinman Center, led by Mark Alan Hughes and Cornelia Colijn, has grown in prominence, participating in key policy discussions.

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berexa, jacob


As an intern in India this summer, rising senior Jacob Berexa of Brentwood, Tenn., observed a “double-standard of bilingualism” between whites and people of color.

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'Nasty Place'

Kevin Werbach, Eric Clemons and Pinar Yildirim of Wharton looked at trolling, bad online behavior that poses a challenge to social media sites, publishers and retailers.

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