University Of Pennsylvania

Penn campus. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Forbes List: 10 Of Region’s Billionaires Graduated From UPenn

New statistics indicate many of the region’s richest Americans graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.

10/25/2014

(File photo from CBS3)

Penn Hosts Free Event To Discuss Evolution, Spread Of Viruses

With Ebola and Enertovirus making headlines every day, it’s hard not to be concerned. A free event opens to the public later this month on Penn’s campus that will explore things like how viruses evolve and spread.

10/11/2014

PETA's "I, Chicken" Berkeley event. (Credit: PETA)

PETA’s Virtual Reality Chicken Experience Comes To Philadelphia

The animal rights group is touring college campuses with a high-tech project aimed at letting people see the world from a poultry point of view.

10/09/2014

(credit: CBS3)

University Of Pennsylvania Football Player Facing Charges

A wide receiver on the University of Pennsylvania football team now faces criminal charges for allegedly punching a fellow student, who is a member of another Penn sports team, during an altercation on a street, two blocks off-campus early on the morning of September 28.

10/07/2014

(Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown discusses cellphone buyback machines with reporters in City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Councilwoman Says New Deal Will Replace Proposed Ban on Cash-For-Cellphone Kiosks

Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown fears that the cash-for-cellphone kiosks would prompt a rise in thefts of mobile phones.

10/02/2014

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

(Credit: Historical Society of Pennsylvania)

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

UPenn

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

(credit: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)

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

more

previous