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Mercy Health is comprised of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Delaware County, Nazareth Hospital in Northeast Philadelphia, and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital in West Philadelphia, which is approximately two miles away from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. St. Mary Medical Center, ...
A $23 million gift to Indiana University of Pennsylvania -- the largest single donation in the school's history -- is going toward science and math initiatives. Advertisement. Dr. John and Char Kopchick announced the donation Friday. Originally from Indiana County, the Kopchicks are IUP graduates who now ...

The University of Pennsylvania this week launched the public phase of a $4.1 billion fundraising campaign, the most aggressive in its history, with the goal of completing it by 2021, a year before Amy Gutmann's contract as president is scheduled to end. The university's previous $3.5 billion campaign, ...
Cameras at SEPTA's 40th Street Station captured the last time University of Pennsylvania junior Olivia Kong was seen alive. In April of 2016, she climbed down onto the tracks and was hit by an oncoming train. Kong is one of 14 Penn students to commit suicide since 2013. Her parents have now filed a ...
PHILADELPHIA -- Two years after a University of Pennsylvania student took her own life, her parents are taking legal action to have the school held accountable. Olivia Kong's parents say the school ignored their daughter's cries for help. They hope the lawsuit will honor her memory and evoke change, ...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —Students at the University of Pennsylvania are preparing for a competition this weekend but this isn't about sports. It's time for UPenn students to put their knowledge of all things to the test and they're not playing around, as they train for the 2018 Intercollegiate Quiz Bowl. One group ...

College Championship, beginning April 9, includes local students vying for the $100,000 grand prize and a spot in the Tournament of Champions: Josie Bianchi, a sophomore at Stanford University from San Jose, Patricia Jia, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania from Fremont and William Scott, ...
Honorary co-chairs of the event are Drexel University President John A. Fry, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Claire Lomax, Esq., general counsel for the Lomax Companies. First-year Drexel medical students Dominique Jones and Jacqueline Koomson are this year's Woman One ...
Indian American postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine Payel Sen was awarded with a postdoctoral transition award in aging, the university announced in a March 20 news release. For receiving the award, given by the American Federation for Aging ...
California University of Pennsylvania received a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help low-income students with child care. The grant, known as Child Care Access Means Parents in School, will total more than $389,000 to the university, which gets about a dozen requests each year ...
A former Indiana University of Pennsylvania student who was arrested in an on-campus armed robbery investigation and kicked out of school has sued the college, its police officers and administrators and a local police officer on allegations of false arrest, malicious prosecution and related claims. Owobeila ...
Before the 1840s, Philadelphia botanist William Hamilton owned the land and, according to Grave Gardeners program manager and 2017 Penn School of Design graduate Starr Herr-Cardillo, had connections with the University of Pennsylvania. “William Hamilton had this really significant garden,” she said ...
The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania (photo by Jeffrey M. Vinocur, via Wikimedia Commons). Yesterday, the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at the University of Pennsylvania became the first museum to be certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), the ...
University of Pennsylvania students sand the frame of their electric race car, which they project will go zero to 60 miles an hour in less than 2.3 seconds. by Tom Avril, Staff Writer ... So what does a team of more than 80 University of Pennsylvania undergraduates do this year? Scrap the winning design in ...
An embattled, but tenured, University of Pennsylvania law professor will no longer teach first-year classes after making disparaging remarks about black students, according to school officials. In a video interview recorded last fall with Brown University economics professor Glenn Loury, Amy Wax discussed ...
Jailed Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill made a surprise appearance by phone Tuesday afternoon at the University of Pennsylvania during a criminal justice reform panel. His lawyer, Joe Tacopina, called Mill on the phone while addressing a packed auditorium. With Mill's mother and the Rev. Al Sharpton ...
Tuition, fees, and room and board costs at the University of Pennsylvania would top $70,000 next year under a proposal endorsed by a committee of the board of trustees Thursday. The full board will vote on the proposal Friday. Under the plan, total cost of attendance at the Ivy League university will be ...

... Monday morning. “Penn applauds any student who peacefully asserts their right to protest, whether for tighter gun regulations or for other causes that they believe in. Participation in these activities will not negatively affect any student's application to the University of Pennsylvania," the statement read.
Penn admitted 3,731 out of 44,482 applicants for the Class of 2022, setting a record-low acceptance rate of 8.39 percent for the incoming freshman class. The drop from last year's acceptance rate — which broke a previous record-low of 9.15 percent for the Class of 2021 — is the most drastic decrease in ...
The University of Pennsylvania's Faculty Senate is bringing back an event series called the Teach-In as a way to counter the “growing unease about epistemology, the provenance of knowledge and the course of the Academy,” per the body's president, Santosh Venkatesh. It's basically a weeklong string of ...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —The University of Pennsylvania welcomed one of its newest professors on Thursday–former Vice President Joe Biden. Penn President Amy Gutmann hosted a conversation with Biden on campus. The former vice president will lead the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global ...
Chris Christie betrays Trump defenders' remarkably dim view of the president's intellect | Opinion. Apr 3 - 5:42 PM. WHARTON09-B. Buy Photo. Camera icon Jessica Griffin / Staff Photographer. University of Pennsylvania campus. JESSICA GRIFFIN / Staff Photographer. by Susan Snyder, Staff Writer ...


 

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