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