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The suspect, a black male in his 30s, seen wearing a tan jacket, black gloves, a white hat, and sunglasses, is still at large.
05/17/18 10:11pm
The announcement comes several months after the current Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Carton Rogers announced his retirement in Oct. 2017. 
05/20/18 7:14pm
The American Bar Association reported that 90.6 percent of Penn Law’s 2017 graduating class have jobs that require passing the bar, far surpassing the national law school average of 69 percent.
05/20/18 6:59pm
Six Penn alumni were up for election on May 15, and three out of the four victorious primary candidates ran uncontested in their races.
05/14/18 6:41pm
The operation utilized robotic surgery techniques invented at Penn to remove benign and malignant tumors of the mouth and throat.
05/14/18 11:01am
The survey was based on overall quality of food, curb appeal, cleanliness, and value for money spent.
05/07/18 1:48am
The alert indicated that the suspect was last seen inside the hotel, but that police were on the scene and patrolling the area.
05/06/18 5:24pm
Dr. Oz of 'The Dr. Oz Show' has come under controversy for his contentious medical opinions and what some physicians term a 'disdain for science and for evidence-based medicine.'
05/06/18 4:02pm
Both the Philadelphia Police Department and Temple Police are investigating the homicide, and Temple’s announcement noted the investigators “do not believe that this was a random act.”
05/05/18 11:49am
Carmen Maria Machado, a faculty member and artist-in-residence at Penn, alleges that Diaz lashed out at her when she asked him a question about a character in his book. 
05/04/18 9:15pm
This coming graduation weekend, the city will offer numerous outdoor festivals, shows, and seasonal parks to visiting parents and families.
05/04/18 6:50pm
Penn announced that NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and 1967 Penn graduate Andrea Mitchell will serve as commencement speaker for the Class of 2018’s graduation on May 14. 
05/04/18 6:05pm
Penn, which has a notoriously strong alumni network, has over 120 alumni clubs across the globe, spanning 37 states and 52 countries.
05/02/18 5:02pm
Psychology professor Robert Kurzban resigned on April 25 — the same day that a DP article was published detailing allegations that he had a romantic relationship with an undergraduate student he was overseeing.  
05/02/18 12:54am
In the first three weeks, the app has reached several thousand downloads, a few hundred daily active users, and a 4.1-star rating out of five in the Google Play store.
05/02/18 12:51am
Gondak is starting the 75 day-long trip just two weeks after graduation with the Phi non-profit Bike & Build, which organizes five annual trips to help address America’s affordable housing issues.
05/01/18 2:10pm
The decision comes just a week after the University made another major announcement to appoint a Chief Wellness Officer who will oversee a centralized center of wellness resources. 
04/30/18 3:44pm
While Donald Trump may be Penn’s most famous current politician, come this November several more former Quakers may be making their mark on the American political landscape.
04/29/18 6:28pm
Vincent graduated from Penn's Graduate School of Education in 2004 and joined as president of HWS in 2017.  
04/29/18 6:21pm
Obama will be the keynote speaker at Temple University's event, which is is expected to have approximately 8,000 high school students across Philadelphia in attendance.