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05/21/19 3:44am
Penn President Amy Gutmann gave the opening speech for the ceremony after 2019 College graduate Shiv Nadkarni performed the national anthem.
05/14/19 2:12am
Now having laughed with, worked in, and befriended the Penn community for more than 18 years, Soin is retiring from her position as the first lone staff member at the Pan-Asian American Community House.
05/11/19 5:13pm
This year’s cohort of recipients includes singer Jon Bon Jovi, Nobel Prize-winning doctor Denis Mukwege, animal rights and autism advocate Temple Grandin, astronomer Jill Tarter, and recently deceased Senator Richard Lugar.
05/11/19 5:10pm
While students pursuing finance decreased over the years, the share of students working in the technology sector has doubled since 2011, jumping from 7% to 14%.
05/06/19 3:10pm
At the event, Palmieri explained how women in leadership are subject to “deeply enlarged gender biases” and urged them to be unapologetic about their identities despite this. 
05/03/19 8:30pm
With finals season and warmer weather now here, The Daily Pennsylvanian has scoped out some of the best outdoor study spots on campus. Some are old favorites, others less known. Some are secluded, and some are known as "see-and-be-seen" spots. 
05/01/19 11:39pm
The Penn professors said they signed the letter because of the potential dangers of embryonic gene editing, adding that it is too early to know what the risks are. 
05/01/19 8:29pm
Mertz first came to Penn in 2009 to work in the Penn Women’s Center as a violence prevention educator. 
05/01/19 12:45am
The event featured speeches from Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett, as well as a ceremony where attendees lit lanterns to demonstrate class unity. 
04/30/19 11:16pm
Penn researchers conducted a study of the Encampment Resolution Pilot, an eight-month long initiative to close homeless encampments and offer social services to evicted residents.
04/30/19 10:35pm
These microbots can be valuable in improving dental treatment by reducing oral infections and tooth decay.
04/30/19 10:33pm
Throughout the past year, Krone and Andrews prioritized transparency initiatives like holding open forums, as well as community engagement projects such as raising voter turnout in the midterm elections.
04/29/19 11:57pm
Lugar, a former Republican senator from Indiana, was scheduled to receive an honorary doctor of laws degree at this May's commencement ceremony. 
04/29/19 11:56pm
Many universities chose commencement speakers who are also alumni, including 2002 Princeton graduate Ellie Kemper and 2001 Brown graduate John Krasinski.
04/29/19 11:41pm
Victory was always celebrated, although often the team mattered less than the accomplishment.  Viewers seemed more intrigued by demonstrated ability than by the name on a jersey, and fans honored those all who managed to inch out the competition. 
04/29/19 9:12pm
Although the high rise field is now closed off for the construction of New College House West, Penn's record-breaking $163 million new dorm, Class Board leaders said it will not affect the long standing tradition.
04/29/19 9:09pm
The Sphinx is scheduled to be moved from the Museum's Egypt Gallery to its main entrance hall on June 12. 
04/29/19 8:13pm
Bolton, known around campus as “Rabbi Josh,” has been at Penn Hillel for eight years.
04/29/19 12:03am
Students part of the Penn & Slavery project presented new information related to their previous research that the University depended on funding from enslavers and collected body parts without consent from enslaved people.