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04/29/19 12:03am
Students part of the Penn & Slavery project presented new information related to their previous research that the University depended on funding from enslavers and collected body parts without consent from enslaved people. 
04/28/19 10:58pm
While University policy allows examinations to be postponed for religious observance and allows students to take make-up exams during the first week of the fall or spring semester, the exact details are left up to the faculty and students to decide, University Chaplain Charles Howard said.
04/28/19 9:39pm
Cullina, an expert on North American plants, currently serves as the CEO of the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. 
04/28/19 9:05pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email to the Penn community Thursday that Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden “will be taking an unpaid leave of absence from his work at the Penn Biden Center" throughout his campaign.
04/28/19 9:02pm
The study confirmed concerns that watching the show's first season increased suicide ideation but found that watching until the end of the second season had positive mental health effects. 
04/28/19 6:54pm
The change follows city legislation banning cashless stores due to low-income discrimination. 
04/26/19 12:11am
The security protocols were updated in the early 2000s to prevent terrorism.
04/26/19 12:05am
Penn launched the “Your Big Idea” challenge on Feb. 4, calling on all Penn-affiliated people to submit ideas to enhance wellness at Penn.
04/25/19 10:11pm
While Penn students from Pittsburgh said the hyperloop would provide a much-needed faster travel option, professors expressed skepticism towards the proposal. 
04/25/19 9:46pm
The Basser Center’s work helps to prevent the development of BRCA mutations — the phenomena which make a person more susceptible to certain cancers, including breast, ovarian, prostate and pancreatic cancer. 
04/25/19 7:55pm
As of now, half of the recycling is burned in Chester, Pa., and the other half is processed by Waste Management.
04/25/19 7:49am
Penn hired Biden to become a Presidential Professor of Practice in February 2017 and he opened the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement in Washington, D.C. a year later.
04/25/19 1:37am
The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly gathered to elect its next Executive Board in Irvine Auditorium’s Amado Recital Hall. The election took more than four hours. 
04/25/19 12:30am
On April 13, a chair was thrown through a window at about 7:00 p.m. and caused damage at Zeta Psi.
04/24/19 11:26pm
At Penn's vigil for Sri Lanka on Wednesday, organizers provided thoughtful and encouraging words for those grieving the tragedy.
04/24/19 11:16pm
Over the last few weeks, several groups supporting individual candidates in the Democratic primary — Penn for Bernie, Penn for Beto, Penn for Pete, and Penn for Kamala — have sprung up on Instagram.
04/24/19 10:08pm
Before Fall 2018, Penn Global Seminar program fees did not include travel expenses or meals, creating uncertainty regarding the actual cost of the program. 
04/24/19 6:02pm
Stewart, who was 80 when he died, joined the Penn community in 1970 and had several roles during his time in the school. 
04/24/19 2:15am
The building will be serve as the home of the Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology and Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research.
04/24/19 1:37am
There was unanimous agreement among the candidates on ensuring open primaries and same-day voter registration, but the Democrats diverged on what policies were best suited to increase voter turnout.