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Panhellenic Council speaker Cindy Pierce advocates healthy sex

It's ok to know what you want out of sex.
7 hours ago

Publock — building a better bike lock

Four mechanical engineering students are making biking easier and safer.
7 hours ago

Synapse and Penn Appetit launch spring 2014 issues

Keep your eyes peeled and hands open to grab copies of the spring 2014 Synapse and Penn Appetit magazines on Locust Walk this week.
7 hours ago

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Porter, outgoing GSE dean, renewed focus on research

Andrew Porter, the outgoing dean of the Graduate School of Education, will leave behind a legacy of increased emphasis on research and innovation. 20 hours ago

Coach and Nick come to Penn

Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr., stars of New Girl, visited Penn last night promoting their new movie, "Let's Be Cops."
6 hours ago

Today's UPennAlert system was seven years in the making

In the minutes after shots were fired early last Tuesday morning at the Copabanana Restaurant, thousands of students and other University personnel found their cell phones vibrating or ringing with a UPennAlert informing them of the danger at 40th and Spruce Streets. But what many may not realize is that the UPenn Alert that was issued last week was the product of a process that began with the UPenn Alert’s inception more than seven years ago.
6 hours ago

CHOP expansion raises concerns

In addition to a research center CHOP plans to build near the edge of the Schuylkill River, it plans to add a parking garage as well as a surface lot, both with approximately 250 parking spots each, to the property. The garage will be from the ground level up and will additionally serve as a podium for a future building CHOP will add in a later building plan.
7 hours ago