The prosecutors were asked to resign in January 2018, three days after Krasner took office. When they refused, they were fired and replaced by younger prosecutors whom the plaintiffs claim were less experienced, according to the lawsuit.
CAPS Executive Director Gregory Eells, who died by suicide in September 2019, launched the program at Cornell University as the director of Cornell’s Counseling and Psychological Services Department.
Legendary sociologist and writer W.E.B Du Bois notably worked at Penn over a century ago, and his legacy is celebrated at the University with the dorm that bears his name. But the experience of one of America's foremost Black thinkers at Penn is fraught with more discrimination than is often recognized.
In an effort to campaign and educate the Penn community on hot button political issues, students gathered in the ARCH building Tuesday night for a parliamentary debate about their 2020 Democratic favorites.
Other topics presented by students at the open forum included sexual assault reporting and voter turnout at Penn.
This year, the headliner concert will take place on Friday night, while the Fling festival, which features food, games, and student group performances, and will take place during the day on Saturday.
Gutmann is now the fourth-highest paid president in the nation and the highest-paid president in the Ivy League, according to The Chronicle for Higher Education.
Less than a week after news broke that the Fresh Grocer would close next month, Penn officials confirmed that they have signed a lease with Acme Markets to replace the Fresh Grocer's current location.
The Department of Education has sent letters to the two Ivy League universities for failing to report foreign donations of more than $250,000, as required by Section 117 of the Higher Education Act.
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Wharton removed Milken’s portrait from the Wharton Hall of Fame in 1989.
Assistant Professors Erica Korb of the Perelman School of Medicine, Liang Feng of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Weijie Su of the Wharton School are Penn’s awardees this year.
Many students find the store's closure unnecessary and criticize the University's decision to allegedly replace the Fresh Grocer with an Acme store, which they describe as less affordable.
The panel, held at the LGBT Center by PennFems, Sister Sister, and Fossil Free Penn, featured climate activists discussing the intersections of racial and environmental justice.
The report’s authors wrote that their conclusions are consistent with other research that shows attitudes can change after individuals are exposed briefly to websites that are critical of vaccination.
Penn raised 6 times more than its most the second-highest fundraiser, Thomas Jefferson University at approximately $93 million.
The proposal, written by 2006 College of Liberal and Professional Studies graduate and Pa. State Rep. Christopher Rabb, would provide each exoneree $65,000 for every year they were wrongfully incarcerated.
Makuu opened in fall 2000 as a resource center for Penn students interested in Black culture and the African Diaspora under the Vice Provost for University Life.
Students and PVP staff said although the move will improve the program's ability to increase accessibility to anti-violence and sexual assault resources, there is a need to hire more full-time staff members and increase funding for PVP.
On the afternoon of Feb. 13, about 20 local students convened in Huntsman Hall to witness members of March for Our Lives PA and Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro formally announce a new plan promises cut gun deaths in Pennsylvania in half by 2030.