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News from the University of Pennsylvania for Thursday, June 16, 2016
viscelli, steve

Long Haul

Six months of driving freight trucks gave Steve Viscelli of Arts & Sciences a concrete vision for his new book, The Big Rig: Trucking and the Decline of the American Dream.

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bauermeister, jose


José Bauermeister has been named a Presidential Professor in the School of Nursing. He is an expert in HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases among sexual-minority populations.

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Meghana Nallajerla-Yellapragada

Privileged Life

An Indian-American born in India and raised abroad, rising junior Meghana Nallajerla-Yellapragada is on a journey of self-discovery while interning in her motherland.

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Ahmed, Osama

Poise and Insight

May grad Osama Ahmed of Oakville, Ont., was among those from Arts & Sciences and Wharton who delivered capstone presentations to biotech and investment leaders. (Video)

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shalowitz, david

Surgical Care

A study led by David Shalowitz of Medicine revealed that nearly 20 percent of women with ovarian cancer do not undergo surgery even though it raises survival rates.

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chow, haeberlen & Wabiszewski


Selected by students, Engineering’s Brian Chow, Andreas Haeberlen and Graham Wabiszewski earned the School’s teaching awards for their dedication in the classroom.

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