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Top Seven Educational Platforms to Help You Manage More

by Jeff Blaylock (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 23, 2019)--Online learning is the bread and butter of the educational sector. It is the next iteration of our ever-evolving learning institutions. More and more educational facilities now offer courses over the internet tens of thousands of students have access to without leaving the comfort of... Read more →


Penn Vet & Wharton School Launching New Veterinary Entrepreneurship Program

By Martin Hackett Executive education program allows veterinarians to build entrepreneurial skills to have impact on public health, environmental sustainability, human and animal well-being. Andrew Hoffman, Gilbert S. Kahn Dean of Veterinary Medicine, will serve as academic director for the new Leading Veterinary Entrepreneurship program. “I wanted to develop an... Read more →


The Advantages of Learning A New Language At A Young Age

Learning a new language as a child at a young age is definitely advantageous. There are various reasons for this, including the fact that it is simply easier for children to accomplish. Additionally, a second language allows for increased potential to open up doors for them in adulthood. To find... Read more →


Making headway against a killer virus

gloucestercitynews.net | March 11, 2019 In an experiment by the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Ronald Harty and Bruce Freedman, virus-like particles of Ebola (in green and yellow), which mimic the process by which the authentic Ebola virus spreads, exit a cell along filaments of actin (in red), a structural protein.... Read more →


Going out of the box to learn to treat exotic creatures

Staff veterinarian Peter DiGeronimo oversees students Stefan Gallini, a third-year, and Lauren Palena, a first-year, as they perform a check up on Blaze, a Mini Lop rabbit. DiGeronimo, himself a Penn Vet alum, supports students with a penchant for treating exotic species in finding opportunities to bolster their classroom and... Read more →


Self Defense for College Students-2019 Guide To Campus Protection

(CNBNewsnet)(December 14, 2018)--Many college students and institutions are aware of the importance of personal safety and self-defense, but not everyone knows the best ways to defend yourself. From keeping yourself prepared when out alone to knowing how to defend yourself and what to use, these rules will help in any... Read more →


PET VET: Pennsylvania Farm Show 2019 Jan. 5; Free Series for Horse Owners & Enthusiasts Alike

Saturday, January 05, 2019 8:00 AM –5:00 PM Address: North Cameron and Maclay Streets Location: Harrisburg, PA Pennsylvania Farm Show Penn Vet is a proud annual exhibitor at Pennsylvania's Farm Show in Harrisburg. Volunteer to help staff the Penn Vet booth where attendees can learn more information and find fun,... Read more →


Equine Field Service on the Beat for Clydesdale Cops

By: Sacha AdornoPublished: Dec 5, 2018 The New Castle County Mounted Patrol Unit getting into the holiday spirit. From left, Officer Annone on Warden, Officer Nicholson on Diesel, Corporal Shughart on Spartan, Officer Lockett on Seahawk, Sergeant Henasey on Elvis, and Corporal Crum on Wrangler Clydesdale cops Spartan and Julio... Read more →


Shelter Medicine Program Expands Shelter and Community Outreach

View Penn Vet Extra - December 2018 By: Sacha AdornoPublished: Dec 5, 2018 Dr. Brittany Watson (at right) supervises a vaccination given by Penn Vet students in the Hunting Park neighborhood of Philadelphia. Every year, 6.5 million stray or surrendered animals enter shelters, 1.5 million of them are euthanized. In... Read more →


University Research Paper: 6 Ways to Write a Masterpiece

(November 1, 2018)--If a prospective research paper author is concerned in a more general tutorial on research papers, where one must check out several research paper workshops that are accessible on the Web. If one requires to get in progress right away, one should start from the essay table of... Read more →


Timothy J. Piazza Anti-hazing LawProtecting Students and Increasing Penalties

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has signed Senate Bill 1090, the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, which strengthens penalties for hazing and ensures that schools have safeguards to protect students. The governor was joined by Jim and Evelyn Piazza, Timothy’s parents, bill sponsor Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman, Penn... Read more →


Pets Surviving the Storms

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Since Hurricane Katrina, displaced pets and their families have captured the attention of animal lovers everywhere. Some of the most heart-wrenching stories are of people separated from their four-legged family members. Indeed, public outrage over the poor pet evacuation response during Katrina led Congress to enact the... Read more →


ICE removes Jamaican national wanted for murder

NEW YORK (September 2018)(CNBNewsnet) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed a Jamaican national Thursday who is wanted in his home country on murder charges. Oshane Wayne Thompson, 24, was removed from the United States via an ICE Air Operations Charter flight and transferred... Read more →


Off-Season Main Transfers

(CNBNewsnet)(August 30, 2018)--The off-season period is an important phase of the NBA, during which each club tries to improve its squad and to make the most advantageous transfers. This season has been especially notable for interesting transfers. Such solutions will impact the distribution of force among the clubs significantly. Fans... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin':

THAT's A LOT OF CABBAGE

Dawn Watson/CNBNewsnet (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(July 23, 2018)-- I grew up poor. Not homeless poor, but the kind of poor where I had to start working when I was fourteen to contribute to the household. It’s just how it was. My mother had to look for bargains everywhere, including the grocery... Read more →


Liberian war criminal living in Pennsylvania convicted of immigration fraud and perjury

PHILADELPHIA – On July 3, 2018, a defendant in Collingdale, Pennsylvania was found guilty by a federal jury of immigration fraud and perjury charges, following a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) led investigation, with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu,... Read more →


Penn State's Blue Sparrow Team Named Phase I Winner of Gofly Prize

Newswise — UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A team of Penn State Aerospace Engineering faculty and students is one step closer to making electric-powered human flight a reality after winning a Phase I award for the GoFly Prize, a worldwide competition to build the world’s first personal flying device for anyone,... Read more →


Recent Penn Vet Grad Meghan Ramos helps people by training animals

Recent Penn Vet graduate Meghan Ramos continues her dog scent detection research as a Penn Vet Working Dog Center fellow. PHILADELPHIA PA (CNBNewsnet)--“Go, Osa!” says Meghan Ramos, a recent graduate of Penn’s Veterinary Medicine program. Osa, a German shepherd, runs over to a wheel, carefully sniffing one of eight arms... Read more →


Is Your Snoring a Sign of Something More Serious?

CNBNews graphics file CNBNewsnet (June 4, 2018)--Whether you know it or not, the world is in the midst of a full-blown snoring epidemic. And this epidemic is affecting both the people who snore and the ones who don’t. Just look at the numbers: approximately 33% of people in the United... Read more →


Assets in the opioid epidemic, working dogs can also become its victims

Source: University of Penn School of Veterinary Medicine Cynthia Otto, director of the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Working Dog Center, examines a K9 officer as part of a Working Dog Center study. (Image: Tracy Darling/Superfit Canine) It’s hard to overstate the magnitude of the nation’s opioid crisis, which claims more... Read more →


Penn Vet Dr. Cynthia Otto awarded for her work with the human-animal bond

(SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) May 10, 2018 (CNBNewsnet)—Dr. Cynthia Otto, founder and executive director of the Penn Vet Working Dog Center at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named the winner of the 2018 Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award. Named in honor of the late Leo K. Bustad, an... Read more →


Penn School of Veterinary Medicine Involved in Stem Cell and Mammary Gland Study

A Penn-led team identified Dll1, a signaling molecule as a marker of mammary gland stem cells, and one that plays a vital role in normal development of the mammary tissue. Above, a cross-section of a mouse mammary gland. (Image: Sushil Kumar and Rumela Chakrabarti) The human body develops most tissue... Read more →