The project will require leveling two residential buildings already owned by Campus Apartments, including the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house.
The apology comes 50 years after Penn researchers deliberately exposed Holmesburg prison inmates — the majority of whom were Black – to pharmaceuticals, viruses, fungus, asbestos, and dioxin.
The researchers, Declan Sullivan and Alaynah Tombridge — who both received their Master of Public Administration degrees from Penn in 2021
After weathering tough conditions, the encampment remains on College Green and continues to receive organizational support from both local and international climate groups.
In a meeting with reporters, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner discussed an increase in Philadelphia carjackings with more than 1,000 incidents being reported through the end of September, WHYY reported.
College sophomores Akinkunmi Adio and Alexandra Cordoba started the service and currently manage 25 volunteers.
WeDriveU first began supplanting Penn Transit’s services in 2021, and this contract adds to their initial agreement.
Penn will partner with Rebuilding Together Philadelphia, a local community revitalization organization, to provide funding over four years to assist approximately 75 West Philadelphia low-income homeowners.
Local families, members of the Penn community, and local authors attended the fundraiser, which took place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Approximately 100 people gathered at the LOVE statue on Thursday night at a vigil for Mahsa Amini, who was reportedly beaten to death by Iranian morality police.
The building, which will be located at 3615 Chestnut Street, will have 363 units and be named The Mark at Philadelphia.
Over 150 members of the Local 397 union — which represents the PMA workers — formed a picket line at the museum’s entrance on Monday.
In 13 short speeches, representatives from FFP and other campus and local activism groups explained FFP’s three major demands.
Plans to sell the UC Townhomes, an affordable housing complex in University City, have shone a spotlight on the issue of subsidized housing in Philadelphia and reinvigorated years-old demands against Penn to give back more to its surrounding community.
The average tech salary in Philadelphia increased by 11.9% from 2021 to 2022.
The new building will be a 50,000-square-foot office and retail building, and construction is expected to begin by January 2023.
The proposed line, which will be called the Roosevelt Boulevard Subway, would stretch as far north as Neshaminy in Bucks County, Pa., and will continue south to Center City.
The annual survey found that nearly 1 in 4 Philadelphians over the age of 16 worked from home in 2021 — a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic — compared to only 1 in 20 that did so in 2019.
There have been no cases at Penn this semester and the risk of an outbreak on campus remains “extremely low,” according to Penn Public Health and Wellbeing.
A reinspection report by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Office of Food Protection cleared Acme, located at 40th and Walnut Streets, to reopen to the public.