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Philly Police Pull a Strange Move After Rittenhouse Lululemon Theft

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

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The Biden Administration Keeps Tapping Penn People for Major Roles

After Donald Trump was elected in 2016, former Vice President Joe Biden became Penn professor Joe Biden, returning to the campus that awarded him an […]

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It’s Not Just Amy Gutmann. Philly-Area College Presidents Are Leaving in Droves

The recent news that University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann has been tapped by President Joe Biden to become the nation’s ambassador to Germany wasn’t […]

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Philly Coronavirus News: Under Pressure, University of Pennsylvania Turns Down College Stimulus Money

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. University of Pennsylvania Decides Accepting Nearly $10 Million in College Stimulus Money Not Such a Hot Idea Remember how […]

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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 […]


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 […]