For the past 30 years, Penn has held court with dual degrees in the Ivy League: over 4,000 alumni have left University City with a dual degree, and 898 undergraduates currently have a foot in two schools.
Second-year PennDesign student Michael Marfione’s thesis — an 11-minute remake of Fellini’s 8 1/2 harem scene — won this year’s $10,000 Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship prize, which is given to 10 students at 10 schools in the country.
The Philadelphia Orchestra was the first to broadcast on radio and TV, and, as of last week, was also the first major U.S. orchestra to go bankrupt.
A new service run by Penn students is delivering high-quality college advising to the fringes of Philadelphia.
West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, charged with the death of seven babies and a woman, has his next court proceeding set for June 21.
At the 12-hour annual event, survivors will share their stories and students will participate in the relay and events to raise funds.
While most students were heading back to school at the end of spring break, some Penn photography students were scouring India for new perspectives.
According to the 2010 Census report released this month, the Latino population is the state's fastest-growing minority, rising 45.5 percent in Philadelphia since 2000.
Manakeesh — named after the flatbread Lebanese sandwich — has taken residents with its foreign creations, which center on 19 vegetarian and halal meat manakeesh varieties.
Prosecutors will seek death by lethal injection pending evaluation of evidence for abortions that took place at Kermit Gosnell’s clinic, located just one block north of the Penn Patrol Zone.
The new hotel is expected to create 250 Philadelphia jobs.
The Philadelphia Fire Marshal's Office has identified the cause of a Feb. 17 fire as "incendiary," with the Philadelphia Police Department now looking for an arsonist at large.
A fire around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in a transitional living home at 45th and Spruce streets resulted in evacuations and two hospitalizations.
Kermit Gosnell, a West Philadelphia abortion doctor charged with the murder of one woman and seven babies, faces a possible death penalty if convicted.
Even the 12-inch snowstorm Wednesday night hasn’t stopped local panhandlers from coming to Penn to solicit students at 2 a.m.
Penn Grad Mittal founded Innova Dynamics — inspired by his senior project called Innova Materials — to boost the performance of certain materials to impact a broad range of fields including optics, electronics and water treatment.
According to several departments, there are still seniors seeking to enroll in core classes, spanning from the Living World sector requirement to a second semester language course.
When 2010 alum George Karandinos moved above a Kensington diner a few blocks from the city’s most dangerous drug trade, he was almost certain he’d be robbed.
Penn will begin a 6-month trial period to evaluate widely used criteria for diagnosing mental disorders that affect millions of Americans.
Carlos Beltran’s “Barrios Vol. 1,” a series of 25 black-and-white photographs documenting Venezuela’s slums, now line the walls of the Rotunda, where the photojournalist spoke yesterday.