University Of Pennsylvania

("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

(Credit: CBS 3)

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

(Graphic by Ed Fischer.  Photos provided by Univ. of Pa.)

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

(Photo by John McDevitt)

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

File photo of computer keyboard. (credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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