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Professors, Students, and Writers Petition to Save Penn Book Center

The owners of University City’s beloved Penn Book Center announced earlier this week that the business would close its doors for good in May. The news […]

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Media-Shy Amy Gutmann Helped Produce Report Calling for Media Transparency

Penn president Amy Gutmann is a political scientist by trade. Like most political scientists, she believes that a free press is critical to the health […]

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Fortune Says These Philadelphians Are Among the World’s Greatest Leaders

It’s been quite a week for Philadelphians making lists of Very Important People. On Thursday, we told you about two Philadelphians who landed on Time […]

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Guess How Much Penn President Amy Gutmann Makes Now

University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann made more than $3.5 million in 2015. According to Internal Revenue Service records filed by Penn (and obtained by the student-run […]

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Penn Unveils Plans for $1.5 Billion “Hospital of the Future”

In 2021, Philadelphia’s hospital landscape will look dramatically different with the introduction of a brand new hospital. The University of Pennsylvania announced on Wednesday plans […]

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Penn Condemns Neo-Nazi Flyers Posted on Campus

Officials at the University of Pennsylvania have denounced the messages of several neo-Nazi flyers seen littering the school’s campus. Images of the posters, which read “How is a […]

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Amy Gutmann Is Brilliant, Boring, Inclusive, Safe, Distant, Warm, and Able to Stand on Her Head.

One afternoon in early December, Amy Gutmann, dressed in a puffy blue coat, exits her office and traverses Locust Walk to her next appointment, a […]

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Penn Picks Cory Booker for 2017 Commencement Speech

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will speak at the 2017 commencement ceremony for the University of Pennsylvania, the university announced today. 

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Penn President Amy Gutmann Rips Into Trump’s Immigration Ban

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann blasted President Donald Trump‘s executive order on immigration yesterday, calling it “injurious to our work and inimical to our values.” 

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Amy Gutmann Will Be President of Penn Until at Least 2022

The University of Pennsylvania on Tuesday announced that Amy Gutmann has been awarded a contract extension into 2022 that will make her the longest-serving president […]

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Protests Continue in Center City, at Philly Colleges

It’s been little more than one week since Donald Trump was elected. Since then, demonstrations have been held every night in Philadelphia – and after last […]

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At Penn, Joe Biden Spells Out How Cancer “Moonshot” Will Work

Joe Biden called it a moonshot, but the vice president says he’s realistic about the fight against cancer. He doesn’t want people to think the […]

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Penn Prez Amy Gutmann Moves Holiday Party to Annenberg Center

Penn president Amy Gutmann’s annual holiday “study break” party at her house last year was most notable for a “die-in” staged by several student groups […]

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Penn Cracks Nation’s Top 10 in Private Donations

The University of Pennsylvania ranked seventh among private U.S. colleges in private giving in 2014, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Penn garnered $483,569,483 […]

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The Real Reason Penn’s Tuition Is Going Up Again This Year

Penn has just announced that the cost of its undergrad tuition will go up by 3.9 percent this year. This is the sixth year in […]