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BARNET, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04:  Elderly people take part in an exercise class at the Ann Owens CentreÊon December 4, 2013 in Barnet, England. AgeUk are a nationwide charity organisation that work with the growing number of elderly people throughout the UK. They run a number of activities for the elderly ranging from cookery classes to Tai Chi and try to improve the lives of pensioners from loneliness to fitness.  (credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Penn Professor: Age Shouldn’t Be Determining Factor When It Comes To Quality Of Life

Chris Stigall spoke with Penn Professor of Medicine Dr. Jason Karlawish on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about an op-ed he had published in the New York Times on aging and the role of medicine in our lives as we grow older.

09/26/2014

Philadelphia Skyline (Credit:  Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Westward, Ho! Penn’s Homeownership Incentive Boundaries On The Move

The University of Pennsylvania is expanding the borders of its homeownership incentive program.

09/26/2014

Dr. Danielle Bassett, a researcher from the University of Pennsylvania, was among 21 people awarded a prestigious grant Wednesday. (credit: Mike Dougherty/KYW)

Penn Researcher Wins MacArthur Foundation ‘Genius Grant’

The MacArthur Foundation made her the youngest recipient of this year’s so-called “Genius Grant” for her work with complex systems.

09/17/2014

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It’s National Constitution Day…But Do You Know How Your Government Works?

Today is the 227th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia — but a new survey finds Americans know surprising little about the document.

09/17/2014

The Conkling-Armstrong House. (Credit: Jennifer Robinson. Used with permission)

Penn Grad Student Heads Effort To Preserve Historic Philadelphia House

The Conkling-Armstrong terra-cotta house sits on the 2200 block of West Tioga, vacant now.

09/16/2014

This will be the 23rd and final season as Penn head coach for the retiring Al Bagnoli. (credit: from Univ. of Pa. by Jonathon Kolbe)

College Football Preview: Penn Quakers

While every other college football team in the area is getting ready for its second or third game of the 2014 season, the Penn Quakers are still in preseason mode.

09/10/2014

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University Of Pennsylvania Named Best College Nationwide

If you are looking for the best college education for your child, it turns out you don’t have to go far.

09/09/2014

David Zamarin, junior at Masterman High School in Philadelphia. (credit: David Zamarin)

Masterman High School Student Crowd-Sources Second Company In Effort To Raise $50K

16-year-old David Zamarin has started a crowd-sourcing campaign to fund not his first, but his second company.

09/08/2014

Dr. Sean Hennessy (Credit: Penn Medicine Communications)

Local Doctor Says Heart Failure Patients Could Benefit From Added Supplement

Millions of heart failure patients could benefit by adding a well-known supplement to the treatment.

07/20/2014

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Penn Police To Increase Patrols After Recent Uptick In Bike Thefts

Cyclists are urged to properly secure their bikes to a rack using a U-lock, since many of the area racks are monitored by Penn Emergency Communications Center cameras.

06/13/2014

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Mill About On Father’s Day

A nice way to spend Father’s Day is to visit one of the many historic mills in our area.

06/09/2014

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Reid Returns To Philly, Gives Future Coaches Tips

Seventeen months after he was fired by the Eagles, Andy Reid was in Philadelphia on Saturday to speak at Penn.

05/31/2014

Pope Francis arrives in Manger Square to take part in a Mass held at the Church of Nativity as crowds watch and wave flags in the foreground on May 25, 2014, in Bethlehem, West Bank.  (Credit: Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images)

Pope Francis’ Trip To West Bank May Send Signal To Israeli Leaders

Pope Francis is giving a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state by visiting the West Bank before visiting Israel.

05/25/2014

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Summer Garden Railway Opens At Morris Arboretum

What makes the railroad set up at Morris Arboretum extra special is that in their quarter-mile tiny track display, everything’s crafted of natural materials.

05/21/2014

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Museums In Philadelphia Offering Free Admission Sunday

Several museums in Philadelphia will offer free admission to the public this Sunday as part of the Association of Art Museum Directors’ (AAMD) Art Museum Day, which coincides with International Museum Day.

05/15/2014

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