With the help of Penn students, the Penn Relays is taking significant steps to promote sustainability at this year’s three-day event that typically attracts thousands.
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Drexel University President John Fry expressed his concern with the dangers of fraternity hazing and pledged his support for increased policies to prevent further incidents in an op-ed published in the Philadelphia Inquirer.
The wrongful arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks has been met with widespread backlash, prompting a nation-wide conversation on implicit bias and racial discrimination. In a recent announcement, Starbucks said they would close all of its stores in the United States on May 29 for employees to go through racial-bias training, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein spoke at the Perry World House to open a discussion on the global refugee crisis.
Penn recently launched a Model Organization of American States program that will soon engage students from local high schools in Philadelphia.
Villanova University scored their second National Collegiate Athletic Association championship Monday night in the past three seasons, defeating the Michigan Wolverines by 79-62, according to CBS Sports.
This year’s annual Penn Women’s Week, held in honor of National Women’s History Month, came to a close after several on-campus organizations convened to highlight women's issues.
Penn is ranked third in the U.S. for university research expenditure in the fiscal year of 2016, according to data that was released earlier this year by the National Science Foundation.
Cities that held presidential campaign rallies for Donald Trump experienced 2.3 more assaults than average on the days they held the rallies, according to a recent Penn study. The study found no link between frequency of assaults and rallies for Hillary Clinton.
Third-year School of Dental Medicine student, Roopali Kulkarni, was elected as the 2018-19 president of the American Student Dental Association on Feb. 26.
The restoration of vacant lots can lead to a significant decrease in crime rates, according to a recent study involving Penn researchers.
Philadelphia policy reforms might allow over a thousand people that missed their bail payments to be released from prison. This opportunity comes in the wake of a new policy in which prosecutors will stop requesting payment for low-level crimes.
Award-winning NPR Journalist and Editor Rhitu Chatterjee discussed her work in covering violence against women in India at the Kelly Writers House on Feb. 20.
Penn Medicine has founded a Center for Connected Care, which has consolidated all of their telemedicine activities into the largest telehealth center in Philadelphia and one of the largest centers of its kind in the nation.
Two weeks after the former Penn Trustee Steve Wynn was accused of multiple accounts of sexual misconduct, Cornell University has decided to revoke the Hospitality Icon Award that was given to the hotel mogul last year. This is the latest development in the ongoing fallout from an investigation launched by the Wall Street Journal detailing a "decades-long" pattern of misconduct.
Pennsylvania declared the opioid epidemic a statewide national disaster less than a month ago, and on Monday, Penn students gathered to find out why.
Fat shaming can lead overweight patients to have an increased risk for certain diseases, such as cardiovascular complications and metabolic disorders, according to a recent study led by the Perelman School of Medicine.
Americans are finally getting more sleep each night, according to a recent Penn Medicine study that examines sleep trends over 14 years.