Professors from Penn and other local institutions help devise experiments to solve Philadelphia-specific problems such as littering and voting turnout.
Flooding is not the only environmental issue threatening Eastwick. Some Penn faculty and students are examining the health implications of nearby landfills and energy plants.
The conversation was part of a day-long Perry World House event, where officials from cities across the nation gathered to discuss changing local and national immigration policies.
Over a hundred Penn students have signed a petition that argues that nearby Starbucks stores are already overburdened.
Peterkin Bell became an instructor at Penn in Jan. 2017, and is currently slated to teach an urban communication course next spring.
There are approximately 150 guides currently in the Kite and Key Society, each of whom are expected to lead one campus tour a week.
Rep. Dwight Evans (D-Pa.) was re-elected to the House, still serving as the representative for Penn's campus.
Josh Evans' interest in real estate investment stemmed from a few Penn classes he took in urban development.
PILOTs, or Payments in Lieu of Taxes, are voluntary contributions that nonprofits make to local governments.
Penn President Amy Gutmann condemned the recent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the United States and paid homage to Penn graduate Jerry Rabinowitz, who was among those killed in the attack.
The eight-hour event was the first of its kind on Penn’s campus and took more than a year of planning on the part of members of the University’s extended healthcare community.
Following a meeting between the city and seven Philadelphia universities, the Schuylkill Navy has made progress towards funding the much needed Schuylkill dredge.
The jump in Philadelphia rentership was the third greatest among the ten most populated cities in the nation.
The award, which was part of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge, was also given to 19 other cities, including Pittsburgh, Boston, and Washington, D.C.
The National Institutes of Health’s National Eye Institute (NEI) Audacious Goals Initiative is granting $30 million total to five multidisciplinary teams for research into regenerative treatments for blindness.
In 2017, the number of women holding board seats in Philadelphia-based companies reached 17 percent — just one percent higher than the previous year.
Several Temple students and faculty say the sign is insensitive and promotes dangerous drug abuse.
The notice posted on the doors of the building said it was in “zoning” violation, making it illegal to occupy the building after 12:00 p.m. on Oct. 26.
Symptoms of Acute Flaccid Myelitis can include weakness of the limbs and trouble with movements of facial muscles.
One of Rothman's studies from 2013 found that one third of teenagers in the sample had consumed pornography to learn about sex.