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10/08/19 8:58pm
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.
10/08/19 8:57pm
A total of 93 awards were granted this year across four categories, with each category having at least one Penn Medicine recipient. 
10/08/19 8:56pm
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. 
10/08/19 8:55pm
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.
10/08/19 8:52pm
The study surveyed the percentage of women on non-profit boards for the 50 largest hospitals and universities in Philadelphia. 
10/08/19 12:06am
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.
10/07/19 11:55pm
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.
10/07/19 11:52pm
On Sept. 23, the complainant reported finding the rear basement door open when she returned home, but there were no signs of forced entry. 
10/07/19 11:49pm
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.
10/07/19 10:44pm
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. 
10/07/19 10:03pm
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.”
10/07/19 2:15pm
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. 
10/06/19 11:20pm
Irizarry came to La Casa Latin about 11 years ago, after spending years as a community organizer in Philadelphia. 
10/06/19 11:15pm
Frank Leone, a pulmonologist at Penn Medicine, said vaping does not break addictive habits and is not a healthy alternative to cigarettes.
10/06/19 10:20pm
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. 
10/06/19 10:17pm
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.
10/06/19 12:30pm
Skimmerfest took place on Shoemaker Green and featured three musical acts as well as games, giveaways, and free food. 
10/04/19 6:01pm
During the talk, Brown discussed the work done by the Penn & Slavery Project to reveal Penn’s historical connections to slavery. 
10/04/19 10:45am
The event was the first Center for Neuroscience & Society Public Talk of the 2019-2020 academic year. 
10/04/19 1:14am
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.