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8 minutes ago
Patients who use online patient portals are twice as likely to have their blood pressure checked and 50 percent more likely to get a flu shot and get their cholesterol checked, the study reported.
17 minutes ago
After evening up its overall record last Saturday with a win over Sacred Heart, Penn football looks to do the same with the Ivy portion of the schedule.
34 minutes ago
Indeed, the staff at Penn are just as essential to the success of the community as a whole, yet so often we neglect this, rarely offering more than a cold thank you or a passing nod.
36 minutes ago
I am suggesting that everyone commit themselves to build a just and sustainable society, whether that’s through becoming a teacher, civil rights lawyer, therapist, an environmental engineer, a regenerative farmer, or any of the many jobs that are essential to creating a society founded on justice and sustainability.
50 minutes ago
As part of Penn Athletics’ Game Onward Campaign, Penn launched the Penn Track & Field and Cross Country Campaign for Excellence on Wednesday. 
57 minutes ago
It costs nothing to consider how your presence can positively impact someone else’s passion and profession. 
1 hour ago
The LSAT was administered digitally for the first time on Sept. 21, where students took the test with a tablet and a stylus.
1 hour ago
On Friday, Penn sprint football will face Navy in a game that could very well decide which team represents the South Division in the CSFL championship.
1 hour ago
The study, done in part by Penn Vet ethics and animal welfare professor James Serpell, examined 101 dog breeds and 131 genetic variants related to behavior.
3 hours ago

Penn Law professor co-authors amicus brief in favor of insanity defense

The brief, co-authored in June, was presented to the Supreme Court last week.
20 hours ago
Panelists talked about inequality caused by climate change, investment in fossil fuels, and political and social responsibility.
20 hours ago
Coming off of a tie with Columbia in double overtime, the Red and Blue were hungry for a win but were outlasted by the Retrievers, 1-0.
21 hours ago
During the event, she traced the history of the sanctuary policy and spoke about the current status for border migration. 
22 hours ago
Renken is a decorated runner for Penn’s cross country, and he's hoping to exercise his passion for the sport throughout the rest of his life.
22 hours ago
Iger's book, "The Ride of A Lifetime: Lessons Learned from 15 Years as CEO of Walt Disney Company," was recently published and became number one on The New York Times bestseller list.
22 hours ago
Researchers will use the grant to develop a special type of Positron Emission Tomography scan which will enable them to better study the progression of Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
23 hours ago
For Penn track’s distance runners, the old sports adage of “there is no offseason” could not ring more true, as their commitment to the program lasts nearly the entire school year.
23 hours ago
Junior Anthony Russo has excelled representing the Quakers at every recent meet. His younger sister, freshman Delia Russo, has also impressed recently.
23 hours ago
In the most recent USTFCCCA National Coaches Poll, the Quakers were ranked No.23, an increase from their initial season rank of No. 28.
10/15/19 1:10pm
At Penn, 25.9% of female undergraduates experienced unwanted sexual contact in 2019, a decline from 27.2% in 2015. Among male undergraduates, the rate rose from 5.5% to 7.3%. Among transgender, genderqueer, and non-binary undergraduates, the rate rose from 19% in 2015 to 21.5% in 2019.