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Penn Grad Students Race to Unionize

Graduate teaching and research assistants attempting to organize a labor union at the University of Pennsylvania filed a petition for a recognition election with the National Labor […]

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Ex-PSU President Sentenced for Failing to Report Sandusky

Former Penn State University president Graham Spanier was sentenced on Friday along with two other high-ranking administration members for their roles in failing to report […]

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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 Student Sustains Brain Injury After Falling From Campus Building

A rising sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling 25 to 30 feet from a campus building earlier this month. According […]

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Here’s Why Brookings Thinks Philly’s Innovation Scene Isn’t Competitive Enough

A new report released on Thursday by the nonprofit Brookings Institution tries to tackle a major, eternally looming question for Philadelphia: With all of the […]

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White Supremacist Flyers Found on Temple’s Campus

Flyers promoting white nationalism have been discovered on Temple University’s campus – for the second time in the last two months. The flyers promoted the “skinhead” […]

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

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 to erect […]

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Penn Selects Wendell Pritchett As Provost

The University of Pennsylvania has selected law professor and urban policy and race relations scholar Wendell Pritchett as its 30th provost. Pritchett, a longtime Penn faculty member, served […]


Penn Is the Nation’s Sixth Best School for Tech Transfer, Report Finds

Last week, the Milken Institute, a California think tank, released a new report that ranks more than 200 universities across the country according to “technology […]

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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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John Legend Teams With Penn on Criminal Justice Reform

Ten-time Grammy award-winning artist and University of Pennsylvania alum John Legend is joining the advisory board of the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of […]


Food Fight at 40th and Walnut

The University of Pennsylvania and Acme Markets announced yesterday (April 10) that Acme has signed a lease to open a new store in University City […]


Yes, Virginia, There Really WAS a Philadelphia School

You may have heard the term “Philadelphia School” used to refer to a group of architects who dominated, and some say transformed, the city’s built […]

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Wharton Wants Penn English Majors to Apply for an MBA

Penn liberal arts majors looking to switch gears after graduation have a new enticing option. On Wednesday, the Wharton School announced the Moelis Advance Access […]

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Joe Biden: I Could Have Beaten Donald Trump

Well. Former vice president Joe Biden said he could have beaten President Donald Trump had he run for election.