The Philadelphia City Council's Committee on the Environment unanimously approved a bill to phase out the usage, sales, and storage of heavy fuel oils over the next five years.
A total of 93 awards were granted this year across four categories, with each category having at least one Penn Medicine recipient.
This genetic mutation found in dogs has also been implicated in congenital stationary night blindness for humans, according to Penn Today. CSNB is a hereditary condition which affects people’s vision in dim light making it harder for them to identify objects.
The Food Justice Initiative granted $180,000 to six projects picked from over 100 ideas pitched by community organizations, food justice collectives, and start-ups.
The study surveyed the percentage of women on non-profit boards for the 50 largest hospitals and universities in Philadelphia.
The Newman Center at Penn is the oldest Newman Center in the nation, and was founded in 1893 with the intention of creating an organization to provide Catholic college students with a religious community away from their local parishes.
As part of the program, known as "Diversity in the Stacks," Penn Libraries has been expanding its collections that represent minority groups who are part of Penn's student body.
On Sept. 23, the complainant reported finding the rear basement door open when she returned home, but there were no signs of forced entry.
In the initiative, named Let's Talk, a CAPS counselor comes to several locations that students frequent for about a few hours each day from Monday to Thursday.
Despite the rain, many attended the ceremony at the plaza in front of Meyerson Hall, which will be redesigned, renovated, and named Stuart Weitzman Plaza.
The UA alleges that Wax’s comments violate a principle of the University’s Handbook for Faculty and Academic Administrators, which states that faculty are barred from engaging in “discrimination on the basis of irrelevant characteristics.”
Semenza graduated with a Ph.D. in genetics from the School of Arts and Sciences in 1984 and a medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine in 1982.
Irizarry came to La Casa Latin about 11 years ago, after spending years as a community organizer in Philadelphia.
Frank Leone, a pulmonologist at Penn Medicine, said vaping does not break addictive habits and is not a healthy alternative to cigarettes.
The annual conference began in 2016 and aims to connect passionate minority students across the Ivy League institutions with elite professionals in the fields of finance and consulting.
Penn Spectrum Weekend is a tri-annual conference, first held in 2010, that brings together alumni and students and focuses on identity and issues faced by communities at Penn.
Skimmerfest took place on Shoemaker Green and featured three musical acts as well as games, giveaways, and free food.
During the talk, Brown discussed the work done by the Penn & Slavery Project to reveal Penn’s historical connections to slavery.
The event was the first Center for Neuroscience & Society Public Talk of the 2019-2020 academic year.
The first hour-long wellness walk is taking place this Friday at noon and will start off with a 5-7 minute lecture on health literacy from the Penn Community Health and Engineering Librarian Amanpreet Kaur.