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06/16/18 9:02pm
While some universities — most liberal arts colleges — across the country have done so since the 1950s, the University of Chicago is the first top-10 research university in the United States to adopt a test-optional admissions policy, according to the Washington Post.
06/14/18 11:22am
The panel discussed a number of challenges facing the media, including echo-chambers and the loss of credibility. 
06/12/18 10:23am
Orange County DA spokesperson Michelle Van Der Linden confirmed that the hearing was postponed and has not been rescheduled. 
06/12/18 8:00am
Administrators at the Petaluma High School have stood by their decision to end her speech early. 'We were trying to make sure our graduation ceremony was appropriate and beautiful,' Petaluma Principal David Stirrat said.
06/12/18 12:08am
Emily R. Sutcliffe, a graduate student who is earning her Ph.D. in Anthropology at Penn, was hired for the position. 
06/10/18 8:01pm
The new program features three tour guides from Iraq and one from Syria, each of whom leads visitors through the museum’s new Middle East Gallery.
06/08/18 9:48pm
The evacuation occurs a few weeks after the State Department disclosed on May 23 that a U.S. government employee stationed in Guangzhou reported experiencing "vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure," NPR reported.
06/07/18 12:32am
The abrupt White House announcement came after nearly the entire team said they intended to boycott the celebration that was scheduled to take place the next day. 
06/05/18 11:22pm
Last Thursday, a flyer criticizing the limited availability of restrooms for women, trans, and nonbinary individuals in DRL was spotted on the 2C10 men's restroom.
06/05/18 9:11pm
The CAPS website states that there are no Thursday evening hours from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. between May 17 and Aug. 23 and no Saturday hours between May 5 and Sep. 1. 
06/05/18 5:18pm
The Vagelos Challenge Award, which was created in 2005, recognizes students who have excelled in advanced science coursework and who are submatriculating in chemistry or physics. 
06/04/18 11:33pm
In an emailed statement, Penn Law announced the launch of a pilot program that aimed to strengthen the school’s “cross-disciplinary curriculum” by accepting two examinations that are mainly taken by business students.
06/04/18 9:26pm
The new signs were put up just four days after a note was posted on the 2C10 men's restroom criticizing the limited availability of restrooms for women, trans and nonbinary individuals.
06/03/18 10:09pm
Pedrotty, who was from Cockeysville, Maryland, majored in Biology with a minor in Anthropology at Penn, before becoming a PhD student studying molecular cancer biology at Duke University.
06/03/18 9:57pm
“There is only one working STALL accessible to women on this floor (not just 1 restroom, but only 1 stall),” the flyer said. “There are no gender-neutral bathrooms at all, but there are three separate men’s RESTROOMS — that’s ridiculous.” 
06/03/18 8:10pm
Tuition for summer classes varies across the different schools, from $4,224 for courses in the College to $5,550 for those in Wharton. 
06/02/18 12:41pm
The 2018 ranking, which extracted data from the the Wealth-X Billionaire Census 2018, showed that Penn issued 64 degrees to now-billionaires. 
05/30/18 10:44pm
Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley sentenced Mill to two to four years in prison in November 2017 and repeatedly denied Mill bail, prompting the proliferation of the nationwide #FreeMeekMill movement.
05/29/18 8:58pm
The lawsuit, filed on May 22nd, alleges that the hospital had submitted invalid claims to receive a total of $9 million from a state-funded program.
05/28/18 10:40pm
Thirty institutions are now part of the Sponsored Academic Research Agreement, including Harvard University, Princeton University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Cornell University.