Bipartisanship is becoming increasingly elusive in the United States, pundits say. But Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.), a 1997 College graduate, has nonetheless made it his priority.
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Kathleen Hall Jamieson has become a pretty big deal in national politics lately.
The University's endowment delivered a "phenomenal return" this year of 12.9 percent, Penn Vice President for Finance and Treasurer MaryFrances McCourt told Penn President Amy Gutmann and the rest of Board of Trustees at its meeting Thursday. This high return, McCourt said, is unique among peer institutions that have not experienced such growth.
Some of the sharpest minds in politics and national security convened at Irvine Auditorium on Tuesday afternoon to discuss issues of national security, the refugee crisis, and the state of American democracy.
Susan Rice has a message for young voters at Penn.
Penn alumnus and firebrand lawyer Michael Avenatti has emerged as an unlikely figure involved in the debate raging over allegations of sexual assault involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Former Florida Gov. and 2016 Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush became Penn’s second presidential professor of practice last week, joining former Vice President Joe Biden, who was named the Benjamin Franklin presidential professor of practice last year. Professors at Penn greeted the move as a positive step toward bipartisan discourse on campus.
Penn fostered her love for public service. Now, 1984 Law grad Mary Gay Scanlon is running for Congress.
The state of Pennsylvania has 18 seats in the House of Representatives and two seats in the Senate — all of which are currently held by men. But come this season's midterm election, 1984 Penn Law graduate Mary Gay Scanlon might help change that.
“Enemy of the People.” “Fake news.” “Very dishonest people.”
For Democrats nationwide, the midterm elections on Nov. 6 represent an opportunity to turn the House of Representatives blue for the first time since 2010. Closer to campus, Penn Democrats hopes to play a role in the fight for the House, planning canvassing events for candidates in tight congressional races across Pennsylvania.
United States Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has a rags-to-riches career path that is well-documented: Born in Oklahoma as the fourth child of middle-class parents, Warren underwent a meteoric rise that took her through the halls of Harvard Law School and to the chamber of the United States Senate.
Some of the sharpest minds in politics will convene at Penn later this month to discuss issues that pose threats to global order.
U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is preparing new sexual misconduct policies for college campuses that would expand the rights of the accused, allow for cross-examination during mediation, and reverse other Obama-era regulations that hold universities more responsible for sexual misconduct. Penn is no exception.
With midterm elections fast approaching, Penn’s student political groups are gearing up for the vote by launching registration drives, planning new events, and trying to motivate students to turn out at the polls — even crossing bipartisan lines to do so.
As it currently stands, Penn’s most famous alumnus is undoubtedly Donald Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate who rose to political fame after a life spent out of government.
Following the Supreme Court’s decision last week to uphold the latest iteration of the Trump administration’s travel ban, Penn President Amy Gutmann issued a statement calling the ban “inimical” to Penn’s values.
Wondering where you can savor the best omakase in Philadelphia? The answer, according to culinary website Food and Wine, is DK Sushi, the Japanese restaurant located in Franklin’s Table.
1967 Penn Law graduate Norman Pearlstine was named executive editor of the Los Angeles Times on Monday.
Four national political journalists with ties to Philadelphia discussed the state of the press during a conversation at Penn Law School Tuesday night.
Students applying to Penn Law will now be able to take the Graduate Record Examination and Graduate Management Admission Test in addition to the LSAT, according to a Penn Law press release.