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02/12/19 10:39pm
Penn Medicine officials said the design plan will now allow for quicker room conversion, more greeting space for visitors, and patients will be able to change room conditions with new technology.
02/12/19 12:06am
Students have been able to meet foreign leaders, attend conferences in other cities, and participate in realistic policy-making simulations. 
02/06/19 10:37pm
Every week, students receive an assignment such as "make the private, public" and complete it by creating a written installation anywhere except for on a page. 
02/05/19 11:09pm
“When there are larger social safety nets in place … like health care, education childcare, and job protected maternity leaves, women do not have to marry for money,” Ghodsee said. “They can actually choose their partners based on who they like rather than who will pay their rent.”
02/01/19 1:17am
Each week, students and professors discuss a different topic connected to cultural diversity, ranging from race, class, and privilege to disability, immigration, and globalization. 
01/28/19 11:23pm
Once constructed, one of the paths will run north-south from Alaska to Patagonia and another will run east-west from Indonesia to Morocco.
01/27/19 10:09pm
Experts say the more opioids that are prescribed, whether for animals or humans, the greater the risk of abuse.
01/23/19 10:08pm
After several sessions, all Penn Dental students will officially be trained in administering the  medication that saves people from opiate-related overdoses.
01/22/19 11:42pm
The initiative hopes to restore and conserve the city and its culture after the Islamic State destroyed important cultural sites of minority groups, such as Christians and Yazidis.
01/21/19 11:49pm
5,357 evacuees arrived in Philadelphia County — more than any other metropolitan area outside of Florida, the Bronx, and Massachusetts. 
01/21/19 11:45pm
This year, RealArts@Penn is offering 24 internships in industries such as publishing, television, and museum administration. 
01/15/19 11:34pm
Wharton senior Dotun Adejare, Wharton and Engineering senior Johnathan Chen, and Zhongyuan "Echo" Zeng, a candidate for a master's in city planning, received the scholarship last month.
12/09/18 9:25pm
All members of the Penn community can audition to join one of the diverse musical groups, which range from the jazz group to the Symphony Orchestra and the Arab Music Ensemble.
12/06/18 11:51pm
The fellowship will consist of six seminars focusing on the human side of medicine rather than the technical side.
12/05/18 8:49pm
"I could wait for 2 hours and still not have gotten help," Engineering sophomore Derya Yavuz said. "That's just a very frustrating situation, and it's like that every single time." 
12/05/18 8:14pm
Poor course evaluations signal to the department that the instructor should be placed into another course, or the instructor’s standing in the tenure process should be reevaluated.
12/05/18 12:14am
Throughout the semester, students will hear from expert guest lecturers and will work on their own piece of nonfiction writing such as a memoir, investigative article, narrative long-form story, or medical science piece.
12/02/18 10:10pm
Egan, a well-known contemporary writer, won the Pulitzer Prize for her 2011 novel, 'A Visit from the Goon Squad' and she most recently published the book, 'Manhattan Beach.'
12/02/18 10:09pm
A rough design for this new space is expected to be completed in mid-January, and a more specific timeline for the project will be determined once the design is finished. 
11/29/18 2:43pm
The Annenberg researchers found that marijuana use does not increase conduct problems like school truancy or stealing in a recently published study.