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Penn News Today
News from the University of Pennsylvania for Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Summer at Penn

Slower Pace

Summertime features a decidedly less hectic pace, but the campus is far from deserted. There are students, faculty and staff enjoying the increased elbow room. (Video)

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Daniel Ricklin, John Lambris

Chronic Anemia

Daniel Ricklin and John Lambris of Medicine are investigating a rare life-threatening disease that turns part of the immune system against its own red blood cells.
 
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Gretchin Landin

Farming Life

Vet student Gretchen Landin blogs about embracing spontaneity while researching cattle and water buffalo dairy production and reproduction in Hyderabad, India.

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Matthew Lee

Video Games

As reported in Technical.ly Philly, nursing Ph.D. student Matthew Lee will study ways to foster collaboration in online gaming communities, thanks to a Fulbright scholarship.

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Geoffrey Garrett

'People Analytics'

Dean Geoffrey Garrett of Wharton says that in today’s big data era managers bring sophisticated analysis to bear on employment decisions.

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Lucy Rorke-Adams

Legendary Career

From possessing samples of Einstein’s brain to treating embryonal brain tumors, Lucy Rorke-Adams of Medicine and CHOP had a varied career in pediatric neuropathology.

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