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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 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. 
04/28/19 10:58pm
While University policy allows examinations to be postponed for religious observance and allows students to take make-up exams during the first week of the fall or spring semester, the exact details are left up to the faculty and students to decide, University Chaplain Charles Howard said.
04/28/19 9:39pm
Cullina, an expert on North American plants, currently serves as the CEO of the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. 
04/28/19 9:05pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email to the Penn community Thursday that Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden “will be taking an unpaid leave of absence from his work at the Penn Biden Center" throughout his campaign.
04/28/19 9:02pm
The study confirmed concerns that watching the show's first season increased suicide ideation but found that watching until the end of the second season had positive mental health effects. 
04/28/19 6:54pm
The change follows city legislation banning cashless stores due to low-income discrimination. 
04/26/19 12:11am
The security protocols were updated in the early 2000s to prevent terrorism.
04/26/19 12:05am
Penn launched the “Your Big Idea” challenge on Feb. 4, calling on all Penn-affiliated people to submit ideas to enhance wellness at Penn.
04/25/19 10:11pm
While Penn students from Pittsburgh said the hyperloop would provide a much-needed faster travel option, professors expressed skepticism towards the proposal. 
04/25/19 9:46pm
The Basser Center’s work helps to prevent the development of BRCA mutations — the phenomena which make a person more susceptible to certain cancers, including breast, ovarian, prostate and pancreatic cancer. 
04/25/19 7:55pm
As of now, half of the recycling is burned in Chester, Pa., and the other half is processed by Waste Management.
04/25/19 7:49am
Penn hired Biden to become a Presidential Professor of Practice in February 2017 and he opened the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement in Washington, D.C. a year later.
04/25/19 1:37am
The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly gathered to elect its next Executive Board in Irvine Auditorium’s Amado Recital Hall. The election took more than four hours.