The museum is 118,000 square feet on 3rd and Chestnut streets, according to 6abc. Its opening ceremony, which began at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and ended in the outdoor plaza of the museum, featured a keynote address by former Vice President Joe Biden.
Pennsylvania Department of Health has projected that its medical marijuana program will launch by 2018.
After initially defending a professor’s controversial tweets as free speech, documents show Drexel is now launching an investigation.
Despite earlier reports from CEO Dave Magrogan indicating that the Harvest in University City will undergo repairs and eventually reopen, there has still been little sign of activity at the property.
“The hope is that the need for physical force by the police will diminish, and false allegations lodged by citizens against the police will be reduced,” Nestel said.
The new store area, which Acme calls a "first class urban grocery experience," will feature a Starbucks, the third within a seven-block stretch of Walnut Street.
PennEnvironment found there were 97 days of unhealthy levels of smog in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metropolitan tri-state area last year.
Chair of the Fine Arts Department Ken Lum initially conceived of the Monument Lab after he moved to Philadelphia in 2012. He was inspired by the city's history but felt the art didn't reflect the contributions of some of Philadelphia's greatest artists and musicians.
Villanova students protesting a lecturer accused of being a white nationalist were removed from the lecture.
In the span of a few hours, the fair offered health care education and clinical checkups as well as an inviting atmosphere for hundreds of attendees in the area.
Questions have been raised about $100,000 in contracts arranged between a “disgraced” former Philadelphia Parking Authority Chief and Penn graduate student and SEPTA police chief Tom Nestel.
Yesterday, the Philadelphia Museum of Art broke ground for its new expansion project. The renovation, called the Core Project, is a $196 million endeavor which will be the museum’s most extensive renovation yet.
Three Penn alumni are currently members of the Philadelphia City Council. Here’s a brief introduction to each one of them.
Director of Business and Hospitality Services Pam Lampitt says Penn, like Temple, is now paying significantly more for the sweetened drinks available at dining halls. But Lampitt said the prospect of a raise in costs for students was never mentioned.
The teen, whose name has not been released, was shot in the hip according to NBC. He was taken to Temple University Hospital and is listed as being in critical condition, according to police.
Lyman Whitaker, the featured sculptor, has been sculpting for more 40 years and has been creating “Wind Sculptures” since the 1980s.
In a three to one vote, SRC board members passed over Penn, along with Temple, Drexel, and New York University, in favor of the Relay Graduate School of Education—an institution not accredited to award master’s degrees in Pennsylvania.
The policy states that schools should adopt gender neutral language as the norm in all documents and written correspondence with students, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation. It calls for the reduction, if not elimination, of the practice of “segregating students by gender” in classes.
Of the top 10 happiest cities, eight were from California, with Fremont claiming the top spot. Sioux Falls, S.D. was ranked No. 5 and Washington, D.C. was ranked No. 10.
The day was devoted to Hart in an effort to show gratitude for the generous donations he made to Philadelphia schools in 2013 during a time when the Philadelphia School District was undergoing drastic budget cuts.