Forget oil. Canada’s economic future is on the Seaway

If you read the news these days, you might think the only sector driving the Canadian economy is oil and gas. It’s an undeniable fact that the oilsands are an important source of jobs, innovation and revenue in Canada’s resource-driven economy — especially when oil prices are high. However, our myopic focus on this particular economic indicator […]

Two Researchers from Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have been elected as new members to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for independent policy research. The new honorees, who join 23 other Penn Medicine expertspreviously elected, are: Jean Bennett, MD, […]

Penn Study Shows Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Tool Helps Physicians Assess Skin Conditions Without Aid from Dermatologists

In the first major study to examine the use of a computer-assisted, photo-driven differential diagnosis generator for skin conditions, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found physicians routinely used the tool, without an increase in calling for inpatient dermatology consultations.  The software diagnostic tool, VisualDx, aids in diagnosing  dermatologic conditions by […]

Penn to Host the First U.S.-India Think Tank Summit in New Delhi April 27-29

WHO:           James McGann, director, University of Pennsylvania Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, and senior lecturer, Lauder Institute                                      U.S. State Department, U.S. Embassy, New Delhi, India               […]

Hot Sauce Is Main Course at New York Showcase

Paul Rozin of the School of Arts Sciences says, “People come to like a wide variety of innately negative experiences: the burn of chili pepper in the mouth, the bitterness of coffee, the fear from riding on a roller coasters.” Article source: http://www.upenn.edu/pennnews/penn-in-the-news/hot-sauce-main-course-new-york-showcase

Former Gov. Ridge to Campaign for Bush

As candidates continue to line up for the 2016 presidential primary election, former PA Governor Tom Ridge weighs in on the situation. Ridge made his way back to Erie today, serving as the keynote speaker of the Erie County Bar Association Law Day Luncheon, at the Bayfront Convention Center. While he’s yet to actually announce […]

Kids, Volunteers Plant Hundreds of Trees

 It’s the largest tree planting event that Erie’s seen in decades. On Friday afternoon, Erie kids and volunteers planted 250 tree seedlings, in honor of Arbor Day. “It’s pretty awesome and it’s helping  the environment a lot,” said Megan Tauber, 10, of Erie. “It’s awesome seeing all the wonderful trees and everyone working together, it’s […]

Dog Fights to Recover in Disturbing Case of Animal Cruelty

An animal was taken from an Erie home, after he was neglected and nearly starved to death. Photos of the local dog went viral on social media, and now, he is fighting to recover in foster care. The 10-month-old pit bull mix was confiscated from the home, last Wednesday. Animal cruelty officers said they arrived […]

Man Reports Abuse, Saves Dog’s Life

ERIE, Pa. – Charges are expected soon in the case of an extremely neglected dog, removed from an Erie home last week. WICU 12/SEE News tracked down and talked to the man who reported the case of animal abuse, before he met the dog Thursday afternoon for the first time since it was rescued. Many […]

Track & Field Sets Season Bests on Day Two

#corporate-logo span { display: block; height: 26px ; width: 182px; filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.AlphaImageLoader(src=’/images/NeulionPowered_White.png’,sizingMethod=’scale’); } #corporate-logo img { display: none; } Article source: http://www.pennathletics.com//ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=1700&ATCLID=210045490

Women’s Golf Sixth After Day 1 at Ivy Champs

#corporate-logo span { display: block; height: 26px ; width: 182px; filter:progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.AlphaImageLoader(src=’/images/NeulionPowered_White.png’,sizingMethod=’scale’); } #corporate-logo img { display: none; } Article source: http://www.pennathletics.com//ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=1700&ATCLID=210047490