Stanley Prusiner, a 1964 College graduate and 1968 Medical School graduate, was among the signers. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1997.
Voter registration in Pennsylvania officially closed Tuesday at midnight. Penn Leads the Vote sent in 1,498 registration forms as of Tuesday at 6 p.m., while Penn Democrats estimates sending in between 1,300 and 1,400 registration forms.
The much debated voter ID law in Pennsylvania will not go into effect for the Nov. 6 elections, just five weeks away.
On Friday, Romney hosted a private fundraising event at the Union League of Philadelphia.“We really would shock people if early in the evening on November 6, it looked like Pennsylvania was going to come our way,” he said.
In what’s being called a loophole in the law, the Montgomery and Allegheny county governments plan to allow voter IDs to be produced by organizations other than the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Driver’s License Centers.
Robinson visited an Obama campaign office in Northwest Philadelphia Saturday morning to “rally the troops,” promote voter registration and make sure that the staff and volunteers knew that the First Family appreciated their efforts.
On Sept. 12, Butler implied in a tweet that the creator of the controversial film “Innocence of Muslims,” which mocked the prophet Mohammed, should be arrested.
Particularly when tied with the Voter ID laws, many Democrats label the new redistricting plan as an attempt at gerrymandering given that the GOP has a majority in both chambers and lead the drafting of the maps proposed in January and April.
Regardless of their views on abortion, many students are shaken by recent statements from Republican politicians regarding rape and incest.
The Student Activities Fair, an annual New Student Orientation tradition hosted by the Student Activities Council, was cancelled Monday due to heavy rain and is rescheduled for Friday.
Eight students from communication class “Conventions, Debates and Campaigns,” are in Tampa Bay, Fla., this week to experience and report the RNC.
Beer enthusiasts received good news last Wednesday when Pennsylvania State legislators passed a bill allowing beer distributors to extend their hours on Sunday.
Contractors and subcontractors hired by the city for projects worth at least $250,000 must now offer benefits such as health coverage to lifetime partners of employees.
Though Jon Huntsman — a 1987 College graduate — and his family have connections to both Penn and the University of Utah, some believe the candidate is downplaying his degree from Penn.
At least four Penn students and a faculty member were among about 50 people arrested this morning following a police raid of Center City’s Dilworth Plaza.
Congress announced that the legislative “super committee” — made up of six Republicans and six Democrats — failed in its task to come up with the $1.2 trillion in federal budget savings agreed upon in August. This may put some of Penn’s finances in a precarious position.
Morris Hamburg died Nov. 14 of multiple strokes at age 89. He taught at Wharton for 46 years.
Wharton School freshmen may have just finished their status reports for Management 100 — but for many, the origins of the class remain something of a mystery.
Occupy Wall Street marchers arrived in Philadelphia on their way to Washington, D.C.
Occupy Philadelphia is intent on staying put in front of City Hall through the winter — meaning that the protest movement is going to have to find a way to combat the falling temperatures.