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A recent Penn Medicine study found that first-year doctors spent 87 percent of their time away from patients, Penn Medicine News reported.
Penn President Amy Gutmann will be awarded the Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement by the Pennsylvania Society this December.
After nearly 60 years of business, the Penn Book Center will shut its doors in May due to overwhelming competition from online giants such as Amazon.
Penn State is the latest college in Pennsylvania to report cases of mumps after similar announcements from Penn and other Philadelphia-area schools. Two cases were reported at the University Park campus as of Apr. 5. The infected have been isolated, and the university is in the process of identifying individuals who may have been in contact with them.
Penn hit its lowest admission rate to date with 7.4 percent for the Class of 2023. Six of the Ivies set record-low admission rates this year, while Cornell University and Princeton University saw increases in their recent acceptance rates.
Two Penn grads and a Penn student have launched reBalance, an online platform allowing users to compensate waste workers to offset their plastic footprint.
A Penn Medicine study found that the number of bone fractures related to seniors walking their dogs has more than doubled in the past decade.
A Penn Medicine study has found that patients' Google searches of health-related concerns double in the week before they visit an emergency room.
Philadelphia city commissioners voted to implement new voting machines that use touch screens instead of hand-marked ballots. The vote, which occurred on Wednesday, means the new machines will be used starting this November.
Singer R. Kelly has been symbolically banned from Philadelphia following the recent passage of a city council resolution.
College senior Katherine Sizov recently won the $100,000 grand prize at a national competition for her startup Strella Biotech.
Students taking the course "Cross-Cultural Awareness" learn about racial and social class divisions in a small-group setting. The graduate level course also allows students to swap roles with the instructors and lead the class for the second half of the semester.
Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal Market has been ranked as the top farmers market in the United States by The Online Farmers Market, PhillyVoice reported.
The Wharton Cannabis Business Club aims to bring Penn to the forefront of the cannabis industry while also working to eliminate the stigma surrounding it.
While Amazon announced this week it would bypass Philadelphia, opting for two other locations on the East Coast for its newest headquarters, delivery company goPuff is taking a different approach. Instead, goPuff this week settled on the Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philadelphia for its new headquarters as it moves forward with a multi-million dollar expansion plan.
Incantation bowls, a mask of a demon, and a mummified cat — a new Penn Museum program, the Daily Dig, is showcasing one of these artifacts each day in a week-long series in the spirit of Halloween.
A recent study by University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education suggests that the composition of the teaching force has seen dramatic changes in recent decades, and more are forthcoming.
Three years ago, Moumena Saradar left Syria with her family to establish a new life as a refugee in Philadelphia. Now, through a program in the Penn Museum, Saradar spends a portion of her days teaching others about the culture of her homeland.
Despite renovations to the Philadelphia airport (PHL), it continues to lag behind its counterparts in customer satisfaction, according to a recently released survey.