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11/21/17 12:17am
The New York Times said the translation from Penn Professor of Classical Studies Emily Wilson has given the ancient text "a radically contemporary voice."
11/20/17 11:42pm
Penn seniors Adnan Zikri Jaafar and Christopher D’Urso bring the number of Rhodes Scholars from Penn to 26. 
11/20/17 9:29pm
"The book, in a way, challenges the notion of Penn Face because it really conveys students’ raw feelings and lets other people know it’s okay to be vulnerable."
11/20/17 11:15am
In a school-wide email, Gutmann wrote that CAPS will hire five full-time members and introduce a new system for students to review administrative process within the department. 
10/12/17 1:25am
Since the beginning of 2016's fall semester, 726 crimes have been reported on or near Penn's campus. These heat maps visualize the locations of those crimes and break them down by offense.
11/19/17 9:07pm
Penn held a design competition in 1999 for architects to submit proposals for New College House West, which was announced just this month that it will be built.
11/19/17 9:06pm
"[T]here's already a bit of tension between what the DA says he wants and what the police department say they want," said political science professor Marc Meredith. 
11/19/17 8:03pm
Theater Arts and English lecturer David Fox said that alhough he has seen many students write plays, this is the first fully-developed musical that he has seen from a student. 
11/19/17 7:40pm
The two-day conference featured speeches from Penn President Amy Gutmann, Provost Wendell Pritchett, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda, and Netter Center Founding Director Ira Harkavy. 
11/19/17 6:31pm
After debating between social media platforms with DAB members and his children, the dean decided on Snapchat — and signed up as "sniegowskisnaps."
11/19/17 4:04pm
In a letter, the Asian American Coalition for Education called on the Common App to "stop the practice of subdividing Asian American applicants into 10 subcategories."
11/19/17 3:19pm
GET-UP member and education PhD student Miranda Weinberg said the group has been waiting three times as long as it usually takes to have their petition processed.  
11/17/17 6:14pm
Close to 70 students who were told that they could move into a new building at 4046 Chestnut St. in August have been shuttled from one temporary location to another.
11/15/17 10:21pm
Despite statements from administrators, student accounts, along with data from off-campus housing facilities, suggest that there isn't an increasing demand for on-campus housing. 
11/18/17 6:29pm
Among the organizations identified in the Paradise Papers were over 100 top U.S. universities, including Columbia University, Princeton University and Penn. 
11/17/17 3:41pm
Since receiving the 2017 President's Engagement Prize, Henderson and McCurry have been applying their knowledge of health care case management as they work with with the nonprofit Bethesda Project.
11/17/17 2:44pm
On the night of Nov. 3, it was reported that three people left Copabanana without paying for their meals.   
11/16/17 10:51pm
University City was founded in 1997 as the result of a partnership between major institutions in the area, including Penn, Drexel, University of the Sciences, who wanted to make the area more attractive to developers and businesses. 
11/16/17 10:11pm
“There are those who say that it is either peace or security,” Tzipi Livni said. “We can have both. It is peace and security.”
11/16/17 9:28pm
The survey showed that in a potential match-up between the two politicians, Biden would lead Trump 46 to 35 percent.