University Of Pennsylvania

(Discarded food in a landfill.  File photo by Peter Macdiarmid/ Getty Images)

At Univ. of Pa., A Focus on Wasted Food and What To Do About It

Dr. Zhengxia Dou says the amount of food wasted each year is staggering.

12/08/2014

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Morris Arboretum Opens Holiday Garden Railway

The Arboretum’s holiday railway – with its fifteen rail lines – will be choo-chooing through seven loops and over nine bridges through January 4th.

12/02/2014

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Temple Beats Penn 76-67 For Big 5 Win

Mark Williams scored a career-high 24 points and Temple defeated Penn 76-67 for a Big 5 victory on Tuesday night.

11/25/2014

(Wash Cycle Laundry, the brainchild of a Penn graduate, picks up and delivers your laundry by specialized tricycles.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Positively Philadelphia: An Especially Eco-Friendly Laundry Service

Wash Cycle Laundry, founded by a Penn grad, picks up your laundry and brings it back the next day — by human-powered tricycle!

11/23/2014

(Rafael Robb arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse in the custody of police.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Former Penn Professor Ordered To Pay $124 Million-plus In Murder Of Wife

Former Penn professor Rafael Robb, who pleaded guilty to the 2006 murder of his wife, has been ordered to pay their daughter more than $124 million.

11/06/2014

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Penn Course Requires Students ‘Waste Time’ Online To Earn College Credit

Aptly-named “Wasting time on the Internet,” the real-life course will be offered by the Ivy League school’s English department during the upcoming spring 2015 semester.

10/28/2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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