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11/18/18 9:56pm
Peterkin Bell's profile from the Annenberg website has been deleted. The course listing for her course Urban Communications is no longer on PennInTouch. 
11/18/18 8:42pm
Professors from Penn and other local institutions help devise experiments to solve Philadelphia-specific problems such as littering and voting turnout.   
11/18/18 8:37pm
Flooding is not the only environmental issue threatening Eastwick. Some Penn faculty and students are examining the health implications of nearby landfills and energy plants.  
11/17/18 11:53pm
Formerly a student-run organization, PennImmersive is now a Penn Library initiative that has been exposing students to virtual reality throughout the past semester. 
11/17/18 11:31pm
Lead author Rajat Deo, an associate professor  in the Perelman School of Medicine, said the study illustrates a necessity for more resources in areas with large black populations.
11/17/18 11:01pm
Launched by sophomores at Drexel University, the company’s reach has exploded to include 48 markets across the US, and the Philadelphia headquarters is estimated to create 150 full-time jobs for the city.
11/17/18 9:22pm
Researchers analyzed more than 100,000 Yelp reviews posted between 2005 and 2017 and found that urgent care centers had higher percentages of five-star reviews compared to emergency departments.
11/17/18 1:01am
Organized by Penn’s Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, the study surveyed nurses at 535 hospitals in Pennsylvania, Florida, New Jersey, and California. 
11/16/18 8:12pm
The designation is meant to recognize hospitals and health systems for their work in using healthcare technology effectively to improve care for patients. 
11/16/18 8:06pm
Cheney, whose research exposed the complex thinking of primates, was praised as a 'spectacular scientist,' The New York Times reported. 
11/16/18 7:55pm
A representative from Penn's Facilities and Real Estate Services said two entrapments in five months is not an issue. "I think that the Harnwell elevators are in great shape," he said.
11/16/18 7:17pm
The $70 million suit, filed on Nov. 15 by seven women, alleged the professors sexually assaulted, harassed, and discriminated against the women while they were graduate students. 
11/16/18 5:14am
Wesley Chan of Wong Fu Productions said while Asian Americans sometimes do pursue "comfortable" stereotypical paths, the problem lies with media representation, which often perpetuate stereotypes. 
11/15/18 1:00pm
The conversation was part of a day-long Perry World House event, where officials from cities across the nation gathered to discuss changing local and national immigration policies. 
11/15/18 8:13am
Penn does not have any standing sustainability professors — only lecturers, adjunct, and visiting professors — and professor Irina Marinov is the only standing faculty member studying climate science.
11/15/18 3:17am
Penn Brazil Club members said it was a mix of economic conditions, corruption, and general discontent with the status quo that propelled Bolsonaro to victory.
11/15/18 3:07am
The incident, which occurred around 7:30 p.m., prompted student diners to flee the premises for safety. 
11/15/18 2:24am
Voter experts and Penn professors say it is still too early to determine the full effect students had in the midterms, but that the uptick in Penn's voter turnout likely made little difference in election outcomes in Pennsylvania.
11/15/18 2:19am
The trustees also approved the creation of two new master's degrees in genetic counseling and biomedical informatics through the Perelman School of Medicine. 
11/14/18 11:39pm
On Nov. 11, Avenatti was on Penn's campus at two different speaker events hosted by the Philomathean Society, Penn Democrats and the Government and Politics Association.