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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 ... health care
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ... Mind
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 ...
Responding to changing workforce needs, California University of Pennsylvania will add a new degree this fall: a bachelor of science in statistics and data science. The Board of Governors for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education approved the new program at the Washington County school ...
Jan 25 - 2:58 PM. WHARTON09-B. Buy Photo. Camera icon JESSICA GRIFFIN / File Photo. The death of a law student at the University of Pennsylvania has been ruled an accidental overdose. by Joseph A. Gambardello, Staff Writer @jgambardello | jgambardello@phillynews.com · Email @jgambardello ...
Since the Penn Wharton Budget Model's creation in 2015, it hasn't missed a beat when it comes to the nation's legislative agenda. Every day, its talented staff of economists and technologists work to stay at the forefront of important policy discussions—whether it involves social security, immigration, tax reform, ...
The parents of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park want to turn their tragedy into a ... Friends and family gathered to remember Blaze Bernstein, a University of Pennsylvania student who was killed while visiting his family in Orange County, ...
Jonathan Lumpkin, a first-year law student at the University of Pennsylvania, died suddenly in his campus residence Tuesday, University officials announced. The Daily Pennsylvanian reported that news of Lumpkin's death was shared in an email sent to the Penn Law community from Penn Law Dean ...
Authorities have revealed that Blaze Bernstein, the 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania sophomore who was found dead in California last week, had been stabbed more than 20 times, according to an Orange County Register report Monday night. The Register added that Bernstein's killing is being investigated as an act ...
The parents of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student killed and buried in a California park said Tuesday that the killing may have been a hate ... A person is taken into custody for the murder of University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein in Orange County, California on January 12, 2018.
New research compiled by undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania has forced the Ivy League school to confront its institutional and historical ties to slavery. According to the Daily Pennsylvanian, the Penn History of Slavery Project, an independent study backed by the university's History ...
... founding member of the Friends of Chester Arthur; Kimberly Pham, Temple University student and activist concentrating on public policy and re-engaging youth; Wendell Pritchett, provost of the University of Pennsylvania and a former SRC member; and Sean Vereen, president of Steppingstone Scholars.
The 20-year-old suspect charged in the death of University of Pennsylvania sophomore Blaze Bernstein exhibited a disturbing pattern of online activity, according to a report that surfaced Monday as the victim's family gathered for a memorial service. Samuel Woodward, a high school friend of Bernstein's in ...
Suspect arrested in University of Pennsylvania student death ID'd. Jim Gardner reports during ... Authorities on Friday arrested a friend in the killing of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a California park. Samuel Lincoln Woodward, 20, ...
Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr., a longtime University of Pennsylvania Law School professor who was considered one of the nation's leading legal ethicists, died Thursday at the age of 88. Mr. Hazard served as a Penn Law professor from 1994 to 2009 and most recently was an emeritus professor at the school.
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a series of modular flying robots that can autonomously assemble themselves in midair and fly. In the video above, the robots can be seen hovering near one another and then slowly moving close until magnets attached to each corner of a ...
A person is taken into custody for the murder of University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein in Orange County, California on January 12, 2018. (WPVI) ... A suspect has been arrested in the death of 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein, whose body was found this week at a ...
University of Pennsylvania Chaplain Charles "Chaz" Howard will be one of the panelists Monday discussing “Does Dr. King's Life, Legacy, and Hope for ... Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn recently posed that question to University of Pennsylvania chaplain and author Charles “Chaz” Howard, one of the ...
University of Pennsylvania Health System has officially acquired Princeton HealthCare System and its affiliates, including University Medical Center of Princeton, Princeton House Behavioral Health, Princeton HomeCare and the Princeton Medicine physician network, the systems announced. As part of this ...
Blaze Bernstein, a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, was found dead on Wednesday in what police are investigating as a homicide. It's the latest tragedy for the University of Pennsylvania, which recently lost freshman William Steinberg in a deadly plane crash in Costa Rica.
Muller said Penn, which is anchored by the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in University City, already gets 25 percent to 30 percent of its patients from New Jersey territory that stretches east to the Jersey Shore and south to Cape May through relationships with Virtua, Shore Medical Center in ...
There's an active and frantic search underway for a University of Pennsylvania student who disappeared while visiting his home in Southern California. ... Our sister station, WPVI, reached out to a spokesperson at the University of Pennsylvania asking if authorities had reached out to the university; the ...
It has been nearly a week since a University of Pennsylvania student mysteriously disappeared without a trace while home in Southern California for winter break. Blaze Bernstein, 19, met up with a friend Tuesday night and the two drove to Borrego Park in Foothill Ranch, about 25 miles southeast of ...
Sadie Alexander was born on Jan. 2, 1898. She was the first Black woman to receive a PhD. in the U.S. and the first to earn a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She was also the first Black woman to be appointed Assistant City Solicitor for Philadelphia, an event the AFRO put on the front page ...
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania believe they have discovered the secret. Their findings were published this month in the Journal of General Physiology. According to researchers, midshipman fish muscles only contract once per nerve impulse – a stark contrast from other animals, like bees, ...
University of Pennsylvania Master of Public Health student Matthew Miclette began his interest in health policy while serving a six-year stint in the U.S. Army. ... Matthew Miclette, a former U.S. Army officer, current University of Pennsylvania Master of Public Health student, and a Policy Associate at the Leonard Davis Institute ...
A blank wall as his canvas, Tunisian-French street artist eL Seed spent a week this autumn transforming the corner of Market and Preston streets just north of 40th Street. The result: rhythmic black lines dancing against an abstract background of magenta, pink, yellow, and blue in a script eL Seed calls “calligraffiti,” ...
Penn student, family killed in Costa Rica plane crash. Jim Gardner reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on January 1, 2018. (WPVI). WPVI. Monday, January 01, 2018 11:52PM. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (WPVI) --. A University of Pennsylvania student, along with his parents and two brothers, were among the 12 people killed ...
The University of Pennsylvania is implementing a new course that will send students into prisons to study and evaluate the mental health of incarcerated women. The course, named “The Health and Mindfulness of Incarcerated Populations,” is being offered by the university's Social Policy and Practice, ...


 

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