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Penn Students Expose University’s Early Connections to Slavery

New research compiled by undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania has forced the Ivy League school to confront its institutional and historical ties to […]

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Here’s What Was Accomplished at Penn’s Pennovation Center This Year

It’s been a little more than a year since the University of Pennsylvania opened up the Pennovation Center, a 58,000 square-foot innovation hub on its […]

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Meet the Philly Writer Who’s a National Book Award Finalist

West Philly’s Carmen Maria Machado doesn’t like New York. But she’s there today. The 31-year-old literary mastermind’s latest collection — Her Body and Other Parties — […]

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Police: Penn Student Suffers Fractured Skull in Robbery

Philly police are searching for two suspects who allegedly beat and robbed a University of Pennsylvania graduate student on Sunday. Officials say the 26-year-old Penn student was […]

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10 Philly Nonprofit Leaders Who Would Lose Big Under GOP Tax Plan

Republican lawmakers unveiled their anticipated tax-reform plan last Thursday. Among the winners in the bill: the mega-wealthy and big corporations. Among the losers? Nonprofits – […]

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Philly’s Hottest Restaurants Are Taking Over Penn’s New Food Court

Food halls — from Reading Terminal Market to Chinatown Square to The Bourse — are still trending, and now the University of Pennsylvania is getting […]

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Here’s Where Penn Ranks for Its Number of Alumni Entrepreneurs

International branding company GraphicSprings, released findings this week that show where entrepreneurs got their start in terms of education. The company looked at more than […]

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Why Wal-Mart Is Going After Seniors at Penn

How many Penn students want to work for Wal-Mart once they graduate? Probably very few (if any), but the company is on a mission to […]

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Penn’s New Guide to Commercializing Tech a Good Step for Philly

Philly’s been working to boost the rate at which it commercializes tech, and a shiny new resource from the Penn Center for Innovation (PCI) signals the […]

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Penn Jumps Into Top 10 in World University Rankings

The University of Pennsylvania climbed seven spots this year to rank among the top 10 universities in the world, per Times Higher Education. The West Philly […]

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Groundbreaking Penn Cancer Therapy Gets FDA Approval

In what the FDA is a calling a “historic action,” the federal administration on Wednesday approved the country’s first gene therapy treatment that can be […]

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Penn Students Can Now Get Dirt Cheap Uber Rides

Uber has landed another deal with a Philadelphia-area institution and the new collaboration represents the company’s first partnership with an Ivy League school. The company […]

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A Black Face in a White Space: My Four Years at Penn

My first day of class at the University of Pennsylvania was an introduction unlike anything I could have predicted. It was my fourth day living […]

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GrubHub: Penn Students Are Our Healthiest Consumers

A survey conducted by mobile food delivery app GrubHub found that students attending the University of Pennsylvania place 108 percent more orders for healthy food […]

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Penn Prof Faces Backlash for Saying “Not All Cultures Are Created Equal”

A professor at the University of Pennsylvania is being harshly criticized for calling for the “re-embrace of bourgeois norms” in an op-ed published Thursday on […]