Administration

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Because of the association between food and decreasing hunger, even seeing food can indicate to the brain that the body is receiving the nutrients it needs, suppressing the desire to eat.
12/13/17 12:05am
Even though the Penn administration has expressed support of its DACA students, dreamers have no concrete path that would preventing them from deportation. 
12/12/17 9:12pm
The last day for international students to request travel signatures is Dec. 15, since the ISSS office will be closed for advising after this Friday. 
12/11/17 11:57pm
From NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to the anti-LGBTQ preachers on College Green, free speech dominated national and local headlines this year. 
12/10/17 5:45pm
As 2018 approaches, the University continues to face unanswered questions about its investments and how they will hold up against shifting federal guidelines.
12/11/17 11:47pm
Students still swarm the former vice president nearly every time he appears on campus, and events where he has spoken have drawn hundreds on campus. 
12/11/17 11:47pm
The House of Representatives passed a version of the $1.5 trillion tax plan on Nov. 16, and it included a provision taxing tuition waivers for graduate students.
12/11/17 8:30pm
Pottruck has phased out a discount offered to student performing arts groups to reserve rooms, which has resulted in a dramatic increase in cost of the rehearsal space.
12/11/17 7:55pm
Over the past year, Penn has appointed a new provost, College dean, LGBT Center director, and chief diversity officer.
12/11/17 1:01am
The plan will benefit middle-income students who do not qualify for Brown's no-loan financial aid but still require some form of financial assistance.
12/10/17 8:58pm
This third iteration of the travel ban restricts most citizens of Iran, Libya, Chad, Yemen, Somalia, Syria, and North Korea, in addition to some from Venezuela, from entering the U.S.
12/10/17 8:44pm
Of the full donation, $150 million will fund an endowment which, after five years, will eliminate student loans for Columbia medical students. 
12/10/17 8:08pm
David Cohen also serves as the executive vice president of Comcast Corporation, which, if the bill passes, would be able to control the content and speed of certain websites available.
12/10/17 7:15pm
As university endowments, including Penn’s own pool of assets, have increased in value, student activists have focused intently on the choices investment managers make with school money.
12/09/17 3:47pm
SHS covers free HIV testing, but charges for tests for gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, and herpes, as well as examinations for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
12/08/17 8:00pm
Penn professor Ezekiel Emanuel worked on the ACA as an advisor to Obama, and Thomas Miller co-wrote the 2011 book, “Why Obamacare is Wrong for America.” 
12/08/17 2:28pm
Fire alarms have sounded an estimated 15 times this semester in Hill, which "appear to stem from oversensitivity of sensors," administrators wrote in an email to residents on Dec. 7.
12/07/17 11:57pm
The project comes a month after Penn announced plans on Nov. 2 to spend a record-breaking $163 million on a new dormitory located on the high rise field. 
12/06/17 10:22pm
GAPSA President and council member Miles Owen said he was disappointed that the forum was so short and included only four speakers.
12/06/17 9:31pm
College freshman Cassandra Jobman, who is a member of Penn First and the QuestBridge program, was not informed of Penn's extended meal options over Thanksgiving break.