On Sunday, Penn alumni ran in the ODDyssey half marathon in honor of their friend, 2001 College graduate Ari Johnson, who committed suicide in February of this year. Team Ari raised over $65,000 for Active Minds, a mental health organization located on college campuses across the country.
Several members of Penn’s Turkish community were only blocks away from the violence of the protests in Taksim Square, while others have friends and family nearby.
An estimated six-week construction project at the Wawa on 38th and Spruce streets began on May 29.
On Tuesday, the Law School announced the establishment of the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, which aims to “catalyze long-term structural improvements to the U.S. criminal justice system” through an “interdisciplinary, data-driven, scientific approach.”
Adam Bund, a lecturer for the Department of Anthropology, was charged with one count of open lewdness and one count of harassment on Friday, according to his court docket.
Indecent acts committed in Houston Hall that involved a Penn lecturer are being investigated by the police.
Kermit Gosnell, an abortion doctor convicted of murdering three babies, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for two of the three murders on Tuesday.
After nearly two weeks of deliberations, the jury in the trial of Kermit Gosnell has convicted Gosnell of three of the five murder charges against him.
Penn alumnus and former Pennsylvania governor George Michael Leader died at his home in Hershey, Pa. today.
A car accident occurred at 34th and Walnut streets on Wednesday night.
Although the jury has yet to return its verdict, the trial of Kermit Gosnell has recently garnered attention from the national media and supporters from both sides of the pro-life, pro-choice divide.
Both Penn Law School’s website and the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s FactCheck.org won People’s Voice Webby Awards on Tuesday.
After court proceedings were called off Monday, the trial of Kermit Gosnell resumed Tuesday with the dismissal of three of the eight murder charges against Gosnell.
As the defense prepares to present its case in the trial of Kermit Gosnell, several students and experts gathered Tuesday night to discuss the implications of the allegations against him.
On Friday, Penn celebrated its Making History campaign with Time to Shine — an event held in Penn Park honoring the $4.3 billion raised from the University’s campaign. Over 17,000 people signed up for Friday’s celebration.
As the University prepared to celebrate “Making History” at Penn Park, security guards rallied on Shoemaker Green to protest for a contract with AlliedBarton.
Several Penn community members were in Boston during the Marathon to witness Monday’s chaos and Tuesday’s aftermath.
Both FactCheck.org, which is run by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, and the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s website are competing for the Webby Awards, which honor “the best of the web.”
For both its clients and the law students who work there, Penn Law School’s Gittis Center for Clinical Legal Studies is more than just a building on Sansom Street — it’s Penn Law’s very own “law firm.”