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New billboards stress need for community help in murder case

A billboard advertising a $25,000 reward for tips towards Don Ly's murder was unveiled today at a press conference. Ly operated a fruit salad cart at 34th and Walnut streets.
10 hours ago

Alum's $10 million gift will launch new Kleinman Center for energy policy

Scott Kleinman, a 1994 College and Wharton graduate, donated $10 million to create the new Kleinman Center for Energy Policy. Launching this fall, the center will serve as a forum to unite researchers and stakeholders, facilitating the creation of real energy policy. It will also host visiting speakers, conferences and interdisciplinary classes.
18 hours ago

PennDesign Dean accepts extended term

Marilyn Taylor, who began her term as PennDesign dean in 2008, will now serve until 2016. During her time at Penn, she has increased the school's visibility and influence.
07/23/14 10:50pm

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Alum's $10 million gift will launch new Kleinman Center for energy policy

Scott Kleinman, a 1994 College and Wharton graduate, donated $10 million to create the new Kleinman Center for Energy Policy. Launching this fall, the center will serve as a forum to unite researchers and stakeholders, facilitating the creation of real energy policy. It will also host visiting speakers, conferences and interdisciplinary classes. 18 hours ago

Crime Log: July 11 - July 17

See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between July 11 and July 17, 2014.
15 hours ago

Wharton professors say online learning adapts to student needs

In a recent study, two Wharton professors said that online learning and "Supertext" — the technology embedded in massive open online courses provides perks to the learning process but doubt it will displace the traditional classroom system. 
07/23/14 10:50pm

Division of Public Safety cracks down on theft after spike in crimes against property

Retail thieves beware - the Division of Public Safety is on your case.A trend in frequent retail thefts has developed in the Penn Patrol zone from 30th to 43rd streets and Market Street to Baltimore Avenue with 17 retail thefts last month, eight this month and 13 back in March.
18 hours ago