- Jul 27 9:14AM
- Penn Hosts New Forerunner International Student Pre-orientation Program in China
This summer for the first time, the University of Pennsylvania launched an international student pre-orientation program in China for new students from China.
Penn welcomes over 6,000 international students, scholars and visiting faculty from all over the world each year. Students from China make up roughly 30 percent of the international students at Penn, which is the largest international student population on campus.
Organized by Penn Global and International Student and Scholar Services, the Forerunner 2015 program targeted the specific needs of Chinese students and their families. Held at the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing, more than150 students and parents participated during the two day-long sessions that offered advice from current Penn students, Chinese alumni, a Penn parent, faculty and staff. In addition to the schools and centers, the Chinese Student and Scholar Association at Penn and Penn’s Graduate and Professional Student Assembly also ... Read More
- Jul 22 5:21PM
- School of Social Policy & Practice at Penn Explores Opportunities in Botswana
blurb:Erica Zaveloff and Jerri Bourjolly from the School of Social Policy & Practice traveled to Botswana to explore potential areas of collaboration, based on the nation's most pressing social policy issues.
- Jun 1 1:57PM
- Penn Vet Lends Expertise to Improve Colombian Cattle Producers’ Livelihoods
blurb:Emphasizing a holistic management approach based on sound nutrition and assisted reproduction strategies, the University of Pennsylvania’s Victor Absalón-Medina's aim is to promote cross-institutional collaborations to help Colombian farmers keep their animals healthy, productive and profitable.
Cattle in the United States are generally managed to either produce milk or to produce beef. However, in most of the world, cattle are counted on to do both in what are called dual-purpose production systems.