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07/18/18 10:43pm
The Center, currently located at 3720 Chestnut St., will be moving to the basement of St. Agatha-St. James Parish at 3728 Chestnut St. this August. 
07/08/18 9:53pm
On June 27, a Penn graduate student was allegedly mocked for his stutter by staff at a University City Starbucks. The National Stuttering Association also responded to the alleged incident, which circulated around social media.
07/08/18 6:36pm
In a wide-scale new experiment, Psychology professor Angela Duckworth and Wharton professor Katherine Milkman are looking into how Penn students can be left wondering just how they can motivate themselves to stay in shape. 
07/08/18 6:35pm
The meal features 13 courses at a price of $35, with an array of dishes including “delicate hamachi brightened with lemon and layered with cucumber and tempura crisp, flash-cured salmon loin rubbed with ginger, broiled freshwater eel atop a sushi rice hashbrown, and a piece of Wagyu beef tataki dotted with heart of palm salad maki and tender sea urchin,” according to Food and Wine.
07/03/18 10:03am
“We continue to be very troubled by the executive order, now upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, that prohibits travelers from seven countries from entering the United States, five of them majority-Muslim,” Gutmann said.
07/01/18 9:05pm
This summer, University construction projects include repairs to sidewalks, updates to building facades, and renovations of academic facilities.
07/01/18 8:58pm
On June 22, a black family went to see the 7:45 p.m. showing of "Jurassic World" at the Cinemark at the intersection of 40th and Walnut streets. After a couple hours, they were surrounded by six police officers.
06/29/18 5:07pm
Among the findings announced by the University on Thursday was that 75 of Penn's former trustees were slave owners, including Penn’s first Provost, William Smith.
06/24/18 11:14pm
The Associated Press reported that under the new policy, only one-year visas will be given to Chinese students studying fields such as robotics, aviation, or high-tech manufacturing in the United States. 
06/24/18 10:12am
Harold L. Dibble was the Francis E. Johnston Term Professor of Anthropology as well as the Curator-in-Charge of the European Archaeology Section at the Penn Museum.  
06/23/18 1:06am
The 75-year-old Penn Law graduate becomes the Times’ fourth top editor in under a year, and will be tasked with stabilizing the paper after recent turmoil.
06/22/18 3:44pm
A practicing social worker in New Jersey, Patrick graduated with his cohort in 2016 but had since been on leave while he was finishing his dissertation. 
06/16/18 9:02pm
While some universities — most liberal arts colleges — across the country have done so since the 1950s, the University of Chicago is the first top-10 research university in the United States to adopt a test-optional admissions policy, according to the Washington Post.
06/14/18 11:22am
The panel discussed a number of challenges facing the media, including echo-chambers and the loss of credibility. 
06/12/18 10:23am
Orange County DA spokesperson Michelle Van Der Linden confirmed that the hearing was postponed and has not been rescheduled. 
06/12/18 8:00am
Administrators at the Petaluma High School have stood by their decision to end her speech early. 'We were trying to make sure our graduation ceremony was appropriate and beautiful,' Petaluma Principal David Stirrat said.
06/12/18 12:08am
Emily R. Sutcliffe, a graduate student who is earning her Ph.D. in Anthropology at Penn, was hired for the position. 
06/10/18 8:01pm
The new program features three tour guides from Iraq and one from Syria, each of whom leads visitors through the museum’s new Middle East Gallery.
06/08/18 9:48pm
The evacuation occurs a few weeks after the State Department disclosed on May 23 that a U.S. government employee stationed in Guangzhou reported experiencing "vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure," NPR reported.
06/07/18 12:32am
The abrupt White House announcement came after nearly the entire team said they intended to boycott the celebration that was scheduled to take place the next day.