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Penn Medicine’s Dr. Weissman Weighs In on COVID Vaccine Therapy

  On February 1, 2021, the Penn Wharton Research Frontier Virtual Series invited Penn Medicine’s Dr. Drew Weissman to discuss his research on COVID-19 vaccines and their use of nucleoside-modified mRNA therapeutics. The virtual event was attended by 120 viewers around the globe with an enthusiastic Q&A discussion. (Watch the full recording above.) About the Event The two ...Read More

Penn at Work: Defining the Future in 2021 & Beyond

At Penn, we work hard to ensure that our students are career- and future-ready. This year, PWCC is launching a brand-new series entitled, “Penn at Work — Making Your Future: 2021 and Beyond.” The series will cover carefully curated topics that will define the future and reshape humanity through the lens of our students, faculty, alumni, ...Read More

China’s Blockchain Dominance: Can the U.S. Catch Up?

Article reprinted from Knowledge@Wharton | April 23, 2019 By all counts, China is leading the world in the use and development of blockchain technology. It has far and away filed the most patents related to blockchain in the world and some of the biggest names in the blockchain and cryptocurrency community are Chinese firms. What’s more, blockchain is ...Read More

A Glimpse of China’s Future Through Architecture and Urban Design

The University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design, along with the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), successfully hosted the Penn-China Design Dialogues (PCDD) in Beijing on March 7 th and 8 th, 2019. The event marked the latest step in the Weitzman School’s longstanding collaborations with the Chinese architectural design and urban ...Read More