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Five Penn Students Win $150,000 Each For Their Community Service Projects

The University of Pennsylvania has chosen five students for its inaugural “President’s Engagement Prize,” created for students who have a plan to make the world a better place.

KYW Newsradio 1060–19 hours ago

Steve Donahue was named the 20th men's basketball coach in Penn history.  (credit: Ed Benkin/KYW)

Donahue Comes Home To Coach The Quakers

Steve Donahue has come home. Now, he is hoping to turn Penn back into a contender.

03/17/2015

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Veterinarians Gather For Penn Vet’s Annual Conference

Hundreds of veterinarians from across the country are attending a three-day, continuing education conference in center city, run by the University of Pennsylvania’s school of veterinary medicine.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/11/2015

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Local Legal Experts See Politics At Work In U.S. Supreme Court Arguments On Affordable Care Act Case

The court arguments lasted just over an hour, but the decision could have long-range consequences.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

Rich Zeoli Talks To Penn Professor About Opposition To New Sexual Assault Guidelines

On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Rich Zeoli spoke with University of Pennsylvania Law Professor Jill Fisch who was one of 16 members of the faculty that authored an open letter objecting to new polices pertaining to sexual assault guidelines at the suggestion of the federal Department of Education Office and Civil Rights.

02/25/2015

Zeoli Show Log 2.25.15

Rich believes it is past time to end the Department of Homeland Security and discussed the arrest of three ISIS sympathizers in Brooklyn and the Chairman of the FCC refusing to testify before Congress. He also spoke with University of Pennsylvania Law Professor Jill Fisch and Army Ranger Nicolas Irving.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/25/2015

(Jerome Allen, men's head basketball coach at the University of Pennsylvania, photographed at the Palestra by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Jerome Allen

Penn basketball coach Jerome Allen is opening the door to opportunity for young people.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/19/2015

(Lenora Thompson, with some members of her "Boys Book Club," at the KYW Newsradio studios.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: ‘Miss Lenora’ Thompson

Lenora Thompson formed the “Boys Book Club” to provide reading coaching — and other forms of support — to young black men in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/18/2015

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Temporary Overhead Walkway Will Be One Step in HUP’s Plan For New Construction at 34th St.

The walkway is needed because HUP plans to demolish an old office building and put up a new hospital tower there.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

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Rich Zeoli Talks To Penn Professor About Cultural Trends

Rich Zeoli talked to Dr. Damon Centola, Associate Professor from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about how the birth and development of fads and trends, like baby names, has changed in the internet era.

02/09/2015

Zeoli Show Log 2.9.15

Rich examined President Obama’s statement that the media overstates the terrorist threat, ISIS recruited home grown terrorists, and the latest surrounding the Brian Williams controversy. He also talked to Jay Michaelson from the Daily Beast, Author Damon Root, and Dr. Damon Centola from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/09/2015

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Witch Hazels In Full Bloom At Morris Arboretum

What’s blooming this time of year? Not a lot, but witch hazels are among the few shrubs that do flower in winter.

02/03/2015

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University Of Pennsylvania Makes New Efforts To Curb Sexual Violence

Starting Feb. 1st, a Sexual Violence Investigative Officer will begin his sole job, to investigate allegations of sexual assault on campus.

01/29/2015

Major League Hacking co-founder Mike Swift. (credit: Melony Roy/KYW)

One Of The Country’s Largest And Best-Known Student Hackathons Takes Place This Weekend In Philadelphia

One of the country’s best-known hackathons is underway and more than 1,000 of the best student programmers from around the world have gathered on UPenn’s campus to learn and create.

01/17/2015

(The Fever Smart device, left, is shown interacting with a smartphone.  Image provided by Fever Smart)

Penn Student Wins Magazine’s ”College Entrepreneur” Prize

“I was so humbled, to be honest,” says Wharton junior Aaron Goldstein after being named Entrepreneur magazine’s “College Entrepreneur of the Year” for his Fever Smart device.

01/14/2015

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