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Penn News Today
News from the University of Pennsylvania for Friday, September 16, 2016
otto & mcbaine

A Knowing Nose

With the help of dogs like McBaine, Cindy Otto of Vet’s Working Dog Center is working with researchers across Penn and beyond to improve cancer detection. (Video)

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Constitution Day

With help from the Annenberg Public Policy Center, more than a thousand immigrants will become Americans today in ceremonies from Ellis Island to Yosemite and the Grand Tetons.

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kapur, devesh


Writing in Project Syndicate, Devesh Kapur of Arts & Sciences discussed an ad hoc leadership selection process that has been progressively weakening the World Bank.

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mcgowan & maxwell


A study by Francis McGowan and Lynne Maxwell of Medicine and CHOP that analyzed child neurodevelopment found no cognitive impairments after anesthesia.

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hoover, alexa

Athletic Star

After a recent victory, junior field hockey standout Alexa Hoover of Collegeville, Pa., has become Penn’s all-time points scorer, breaking a 35-year record.

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Major Findings

Klaus Kaestner of the Perelman School of Medicine was recognized by the Endocrine Society for helping to understand liver metabolism and the pancreas.

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