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News from the University of Pennsylvania for Thursday, July 23, 2015
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Nicole Flibbert

Deciphering Text

Rising junior Nicole Flibbert of Bethesda, Md., writes about the art of transcription and surprises found within a cholera camp newsletter at the Manuscript Collective.

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Kalbasi & Bekelman

Treatment Methods

An increased radiation dose is only associated with higher survival rates for more aggressive prostate cancer, according to Anusha Kalbasi and Justin Bekelman of Medicine.

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Wendell Pritchett

Identity Crisis

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development lacks a clear mission in dealing with race relations and urban policy, argues Law’s Wendell Pritchett in The Hill.

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Meenakshi Bewtra

Surgical Therapy

Research led by Meenakshi Bewtra of Medicine, found that patients over 50 with ulcerative colitis, a chronic colon disease, who opt for surgery as opposed to medication live longer.

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Penn Band Camp

Fine Tuning

Philadelphia area teenagers, some using 3-D printed instruments made on campus, held a concert to wrap up the weeklong Penn Band High School Music Camp. (Photos)

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Laura Harris

Work and Play

A CASI team member at the LEAP Skills Academy in Yamuna Nagar, India, GSE student Laura Harris blogs about balancing an internship and a busy social life abroad.

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