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02/12/20 10:53pm
In her new role, McCoullum said she will be able to focus more on Penn's pipeline and college preparatory programs for high school students in Philadelphia. 
02/12/20 10:41pm
The new location at VPUL's main office at 3609-3611 Locust Walk will house PVP Director Malik Washington’s office and student meeting space for student groups associated with PVP.
02/12/20 9:20pm
The Tangen Hall Furniture Competition, spearheaded by Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Karl Ulrich and the Venture Lab, allows individuals and teams to submit furniture designs for the lobby of Tangen Hall, an entrepreneurship scheduled to open in fall of 2020. 
02/12/20 2:24am
At Sanders' New Hampshire victory party, hundreds chanted slogans ranging from "Bernie beats Trump" to "Health care is a right." At Buttigieg's rally, the runner-up and his supporters emphasized the need for unity.
02/11/20 11:46pm
Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will give the commencement speech at Penn’s graduation ceremony on May 18.
02/11/20 11:06pm
Former Student Activities Council Vice President and College senior Elena Hoffman said that SAC will fund space rental fees for conferences up to $2,500 per group for the 2020-2021 academic year. 
02/11/20 10:49pm
Adichie will be the first Black woman to deliver the address since 1978, when then-Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Patricia Harris gave the speech. 
02/11/20 7:43pm
Philadelphia's decreased ranking can be partly attributed to a larger gender pay gap in the city. Philadelphia women in tech are currently making 91% of what their male counterparts make, compared to 97% in 2019.
02/11/20 11:01am
Nigerian-born Adichie is known for her critically-acclaimed books “Purple Hibiscus,” which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize in 2005 and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in 2004, and “Half of a Yellow Sun,” which won the Women's Prize for Fiction in 2007.
02/11/20 2:36am
Filled with college-aged supporters, the enthusiastic crowd illustrated the faithful backing that Sanders boasts as he looks to win Tuesday's primary and build momentum in his presidential bid.
02/11/20 2:36am
During his hour-long speech, Trump lauded the United States' economic prosperity and boasted about "killing the founder and leader” of ISIS. The audience chanted “lock her up” when Trump brought up Nancy Pelosi's impeachment inquiry, and booed loudly when he decried his Democratic opponents and called mainstream media "fake news."
02/10/20 11:55pm
Penn-sponsored air travel by students, faculty, and staff generates approximately 64,000 tons of carbon annually, accounting for 20% of Penn’s carbon emissions, according to an email sent by Penn President Amy Gutmann to Penn community members on Jan. 29.
02/10/20 11:26pm
Machado is a writer in residence at Penn and a recipient of the Bard Fiction Prize for her work.
02/10/20 7:50pm
The study found that discharged patients who used smartphones to track their daily step counts were 32% more likely than those using wearable devices to continue sending the information to the researchers six months after leaving the hospital.
02/10/20 3:19am
At a rally before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, Warren called for “big structural change.”
02/10/20 3:14am
Penn for Bernie joined a group of around 40 students in New Hampshire and returned to Philadelphia Sunday night. Four Biden supporters from Penn also canvassed throughout the state.
02/09/20 11:35pm
The six-week program consists of workshops conducted by Counseling and Psychological Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Program Initiatives, Campus Health, and Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault for new members before being officially initiated into their chapter.
02/09/20 10:13pm
Nursing sophomore Candy Greczylo won the election unopposed with 17 votes from sophomores, juniors, and seniors in The School of Nursing on Friday.
02/09/20 10:02pm
Chinatown residents said worries of the coronavirus have caused a decrease in the number of people eating out at restaurants, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. 
02/09/20 9:53pm
The research team found that manufactured cells were able to kill cancer months after their original infusion, Penn Medicine News reported.