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02/14/19 1:43am
Lo is the first director of Penn First Plus, an office dedicated to serving the needs of first-generation, low-income students.
02/13/19 4:31am
The program aims to teach how to design structures that account for the instability presented by climate change, addressing issues such as major storms and sea level rise.  
02/13/19 3:39am
Penn Medicine officials said the design plan will now allow for quicker room conversion, more greeting space for visitors, and patients will be able to change room conditions with new technology.
02/13/19 3:37am
Eells has met with Penn Wellness, the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, the Undergraduate Assembly, and the Penn Benjamins peer counseling group.
02/13/19 3:00am
The plan will focus on four key strategies called "Diagnose, Treat, Protect, and Respond" and will also fund both new and existing programs.
02/13/19 2:45am
Despite slightly less than 2,000 students eligible to vote as Wharton sophomores, juniors, and seniors, only 108 total students cast their ballots.
02/13/19 12:52am
The Yale College Council had previously implemented a pilot program that provided disposable menstrual products in two of its residential buildings, the Yale Daily News reported. 
02/12/19 1:45pm
Stevenson has won several cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, most recently in a historic ruling that banned mandatory life-without-parole prison sentences for children 17 and younger.
02/12/19 9:04am
Fraternity chapters are barred from officially initiating new members until New Member Education requirements are fulfilled.
02/12/19 8:24am
1989 College graduate Juliane Dressner returned to her alma mater to air her feature-length documentary on this national issue  — and caught the attention of the Philadelphia City Council.
02/12/19 8:20am
A 10-week intensive program run by Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice, PREP aims to teach previously incarcerated individuals to be socially responsible entrepreneurs and help them reintegrate into society. 
02/12/19 5:06am
Students have been able to meet foreign leaders, attend conferences in other cities, and participate in realistic policy-making simulations. 
02/12/19 1:49am
Leary's first steps as director include the creation of a nursing innovation podcast. She assumed the position Feb. 1 after working part time as an innovation specialist in the Office of Nursing Research. 
02/11/19 5:02am
There are currently only seven Penn alumni in Congress, and all of them serve in the House of Representatives.
02/11/19 4:24am
Penn prof. Kathleen Hall Jamieson’s book on Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election recently won the 2019 Reginald Robert Hawkins Award on Feb. 7.
02/11/19 3:42am
The event, attended by about two dozen undergraduate and graduate students from Penn and neighboring universities, was held as part of ShabbaTTogether, a global effort to promote mental health awareness and disability inclusion. 
02/11/19 3:33am
This spring semester alone, the library received more than 760 textbook requests from nearly 700 students using the library's resources.
02/11/19 3:09am
Submissions for the challenge — which total more than 200 ideas so far — include ideas such as hiring staff to support long-term therapy at Counseling and Psychological Services.
02/11/19 2:58am
The project was started in 2015 by Elicia Preston, a research scientist and lab manager at Murray Lab in the Perelman School of Medicine.
02/11/19 2:54am
Rev. Steven Marinucci worked at St. Agatha-St. James Church, located on Penn's campus, from 2001 to 2010.