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Teens Interested In Pursuing Career In Veterinary Medicine Participate In Program On Univ. Of Pennsylvania’s Campus

The students in the week-long program are exposed to various areas of veterinary medicine including anatomy, pathology and research.

07/16/2015

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University Of Pennsylvania Using Social Media To Study Heart Health

The University of Pennsylvania has received a federal grant from the National Institute of Health to study the correlation between Twitter behavior and heart health.

07/10/2015

Michaela Majoun blows a kiss to wellwishers on hand for her final WXPN broadcast, at World Café Live.  Photo by Tim Jimenez

WXPN Morning Host Michaela Majoun Wraps Up 25-Year Career On Air

At 10am, Majoun’s two and a half decades on WXPN , the University of Pennsylvania’s noncommercial radio station, came to a close.

06/30/2015

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Penn Sets Standard For Teaching Entrepreneurship To Neighborhood Students

More than 25 years ago the Wharton School created a program to impact the surrounding area and involve business students in local high schools.

06/17/2015

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Plant Clinic At Morris Arboretum Now Open

If you’ve got a plant you’re worried about because it’s got funny leaves or evidence of a disease the Plant Clinic is now open!

05/27/2015

("Nero" gets an eye exam from Dr. Gus Aguirre at Penn Vet.   Photo by John McDevitt)

At Penn Vet This Month, Free Eye Exams For Service Dogs

“We want to check the puppies before a huge effort is spent in training,” explains Dr. Gus Aguirre.

05/20/2015

Brendan McHugh swims to victory in the Men's 50 Meter Breaststroke Final during the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships at the Woollett Aquatic Center on August 8, 2014 in Irvine, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Local, Top Swimmer Looking To Earn Spot On 2016 Olympic Team

This summer he will swim at the World Championships in Russia, but he says his main focus is making the US Olympic team that competes in the 2016 Games in Rio and he feels he is right on track.

04/26/2015

Penn Relays in 2013. (credit: Nicole Brewer)

Guide To The 2015 Penn Relays

The Penn Relays are one of Philadelphia’s many historic events. Here’s your guide to the races.

04/21/2015

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Dumpster Fire Forces UPenn Student Evacuations

A dumpster fire forced students at the University of Pennsylvania from their homes overnight.

04/10/2015

(Dr. Patricia Henwood with a Liberian Ebola survivor named Hawa. Photo provided.)

She Spent 10 Weeks In Liberia Fighting Ebola; A Philadelphia Doctor Shares Her Story Back Home

Dr. Patricia Henwood spent a total of 10 weeks in Liberia. First in Bong County, an epicenter of the outbreak for five weeks beginning in October, and then another five weeks beginning in January as the epidemic slowed.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/31/2015

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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 1060–03/26/2015

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

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