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06/19/19 10:56pm
Penn's new Autoimmunity Center of Excellence is the fifth of its kind in the U.S., and will house two clinical trials as well as a collaborative project. The center will also host a mentoring program for scientists interested in autoimmune disease research.
06/18/19 12:11am
The fire department was called to 34th and Walnut streets, and firefighters and Penn Police escorted the workers down a ladder.
06/17/19 12:57am
2019 Engineering graduate Dayo Adetu sued her high school after failing to receive an unconditional college acceptance in 2014.
06/13/19 5:15pm
The relocation team transported the 3,000-year-old, 12.5-ton sphinx from the Egypt Gallery to the main entrance hall as the last part of the three day, 300-foot journey. Nearly 100 people gathered Wednesday morning to watch the move.
06/12/19 12:49am
Panera Bread opened on Penn's campus on June 11 after multiple delays due to construction. The restaurant has two floors and technological features such as outlets on tables and touch pads to order. 
06/11/19 9:58pm
After nearly five years as Wharton dean, Geoffrey Garrett will leave Penn to become dean of the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business.
06/11/19 12:12am
On Sunday June 9th, a rainbow sea flooded the streets of Philadelphia in celebration of The 31st Annual Pride Parade.
06/09/19 9:57pm
Wharton will increase its MBA tuition while Harvard University and the University of Chicago freeze theirs.
06/08/19 6:04pm
Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center was awarded a $12 million grant to establish a new cancer research center.
06/04/19 9:29am
Wharton Online released the fintech specialization on Coursera, an online learning platform, on May 30.
05/28/19 3:22pm
Penn Book Center owners sent out an email on May 24 notifying community members that they reached an agreement with the University to stay open through the summer.
05/27/19 3:53am
Penn Medicine notified nearly 900 patients whose records may have been improperly accessed and misused by a former Penn medical assistant.
05/27/19 3:43am
Robertson, a Wharton legal studies and business ethics professor, will replace current vice dean Lori Rosenkopf on July 1.
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.