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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 ...
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, ...
children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have IQ scores that are 4 points higher, on average, than those who consume fish less frequently or not at all, according to new findings from the University of Pennsylvania published today in Scientific Reports, a Nature journal. Previous studies ...
The Penn Band, one of the first collegiate marching bands in the country, began modestly in 1897 with just 27 volunteer musicians. Today, it is one of the largest student-run organizations on campus, boasting 123 members from 30 states and 12 countries. Only one of the students is a music major. On Dec. 18, the band ...
Report: University of Pennsylvania department chairman's death ruled suicide. 053017_AndrewParent_Carroll.jpg. By Andrew Parent PhillyVoice Staff. Investigations University of Pennsylvania. Penn Dental Google Maps Google Maps/Street View. The Robert Schattner Center at the University of ...
One year ago, three Penn seniors wrote a 1,000-word description of their plan to create an after-school program for Latino teenagers in South Philadelphia, the centerpiece of their application for the President's Engagement Prize. Winning that prize, and the funding and support that comes with it, was life-changing for the ...
There's an active search for a University of Pennsylvania student who disappeared while visiting his home in Southern California. ... Action News reached out to a spokesperson at the University of Pennsylvania asking if authorities had reached out to the university; the spokesperson would only say he "had ...
Early in 2014, the University of Pennsylvania unveiled a master plan for 23 acres it acquired in the Greys Ferry section of the city and laid out an ambitious goal to create a place where fledgling companies--- whether spun out of the University of Pennsylvania or not--- could incubate and therefore establish ...
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, ...
In a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, a research team from the University of Pennsylvania school of Veterinary Medicine took a different approach, using canine models of vision-robbing disorders. Rather than looking at what distinguished two forms of retinitis pigmentosa, or RP, ...
Report: University of Pennsylvania department chairman's death ruled suicide. 053017_AndrewParent_Carroll.jpg. By Andrew Parent PhillyVoice Staff. Investigations University of Pennsylvania. Penn Dental Google Maps Google Maps/Street View. The Robert Schattner Center at the University of ...
The Penn Band, one of the first collegiate marching bands in the country, began modestly in 1897 with just 27 volunteer musicians. Today, it is one of the largest student-run organizations on campus, boasting 123 members from 30 states and 12 countries. Only one of the students is a music major. On Dec. 18, the band ...
A man who jumped to his death Monday from a Center City parking garage was identified Wednesday as a Harvard-educated professor in the University of Pennsylvania's school of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ricardo Teles, 50, had just become chairman of the school's Department of Periodontics on Aug. 15.
A graduate student and teaching assistant at the University of Pennsylvania who said that she calls on Black women before others in the classroom will not be playing the educator role next semester. Stephanie McKellop called out "admin choices" as the reason for her time off in a tweet posted on ...
One year ago, three Penn seniors wrote a 1,000-word description of their plan to create an after-school program for Latino teenagers in South Philadelphia, the centerpiece of their application for the President's Engagement Prize. Winning that prize, and the funding and support that comes with it, was life-changing for the ...
A familiar refrain echoed across the University of Pennsylvania campus this fall, as students, faculty, and President Amy Gutmann convened to ask questions and find answers to the Ivy League institution's unshakeable battle with mental health issues. The Oct. 30 town hall was an opportunity to face, ...
Forced kisses at frat parties. A cat caller with a knife on Spruce Street. Being dragged to a dugout. students at the University of Pennsylvania are sharing these and other stories of rape and sexual assault in the latest edition of 34th Street, the school's student-run arts and culture magazine. RELATED ...
Penn professors are collaborating to bring the new field of synthetic biology into Philadelphia high schools. The Graduate school of education's Yasmin Kafai and the school of design's Orkan Telhan are developing affordable, safe, and user-friendly synthetic biology wetlab kits for high school students. students use the ...
With a new study, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have explained the biological mechanism behind these hunger-driven highs and lows. While the mere sight or smell of food can temporarily turn off neurons responsible for the drive to eat, they showed that the neurons only stay off if the brain ...
In a new study, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania evaluated a new dental material tethered with an antimicrobial compound that can not only kill bacteria but can also resist biofilm growth. In addition, unlike some drug-infused materials, it is effective with minimal toxicity to the surrounding ...
It began with a line from a medieval encyclopedia. Fewer than 140 characters typed into twitter, it was an academic exercise to grapple with an overwhelmingly dense tome. Emily Steiner, a professor of English, was deeply skeptical of the social media site. But late that night nearly three years ago as she struggled with ...
A team of neuroscientists at the University of Pennsylvania has constructed the first whole-brain map of electrical connectivity in the brain based on data from nearly 300 neurosurgical patients with electrodes implanted directly on the brain. The researchers found that low-frequency rhythms of brain activity, ...
Graduate and professional programs follow their own calendars with different registration/drop deadlines, which are typically available on the website of the school or program. The College of Liberal and Professional Studies may have different registration/drop deadlines. Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, the first two days of ...
Posters have appeared across the University of Pennsylvania, promoting a study looking for "individuals anywhere on the female-to-male (FTM) spectrum" who wish to be paid to take hormones that will change their gender. (Michael Moroz) ...
An online post by a University of Pennsylvania teaching assistant noting that she calls on black women and people of color in class ahead of ...
Glen Casey will be the first to admit it: He wasn't the perfect student in high school. "I was always doing the dumbest things; getting into fights, getting arrested," ...
McKellop, a graduate instructor at the University of Pennsylvania who describes herself as a "queer disabled feminist," recently tweeted, "I will ...
There's the rub, at least in one class at the University of Pennsylvania. Stephanie McKellop, a graduate teaching assistant in history there, says ...
After a teaching assistant at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania tweeted about a strategy to encourage classroom participation by ...
Now, a study of diverse African groups led by University of Pennsylvania Geneticists has identified new genetic variants associated with skin ...
She fell in love with the trees. Born and raised in West Philadelphia, she would pass through Penn as a curious and attentive child. Traveling on SEPTA with her mother, she was fascinated by the University's arboreal campus, unique and scenic architecture, and pacific quality of life. She grew up around 52nd and market ...
children who eat fish at least once a week sleep better and have IQ scores that are 4 points higher, on average, than those who consume fish less frequently or not at all, according to new findings from the University of Pennsylvania published today in Scientific Reports, a Nature journal. Previous studies ...
A graduate student at the University of Pennsylvania said administrators pulled them from the classroom over the use of a teaching technique, ...
28: "Foldable and Responsive Soft Metamaterials," Shu Yang, professor of materials science and engineering, University of Pennsylvania.


 

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