The fire, which broke out at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, was the second in two days in the area and resulted in two hospitalizations.
A study by Associate Dean for Research at the School of Social Policy and Practice Ram Cnaan sought to measure the economic value — or “halo effect” — of 12 religious congregations in Philadelphia.
A fire around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in a transitional living home at 45th and Spruce streets resulted in evacuations and two hospitalizations.
Kermit Gosnell, a West Philadelphia abortion doctor charged with the murder of one woman and seven babies, faces a possible death penalty if convicted.
Vice President Joe Biden said the plan is necessary to remain competitive with countries that already have highly developed cross-country transportation systems.
A Travel and Leisure poll claims that Philadelphia is the third rudest city in America. Penn students and employees, however, object to these findings.
On Jan. 22, Mayor and Penn alumnus Michael Nutter launched the 2011 Volunteer Impact Challenge at the Philadelphia Free Library. The challenge, announced by the accompanying website SERVEphiladelphia.org, was set in motion to spearhead the administration’s top 10 volunteer priorities for 2011.
Jillian Pirtle, Miss Black Pennsylvania 2011, visited Penn Medicine’s Heart and Vascular Center Friday for National Wear Red Day, a part of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women campaign designed to empower women to take charge of their own heart health.
A new rape crisis center will be established this spring, which will streamline help and greatly shorten wait time for victims in the Penn and Philadelphia communities.
The House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure held a hearing in New York to discuss the possibility of high-speed rail development in the Northeast corridor.
At midnight on Tuesday, 40 volunteers — including two Penn students — went into Philadelphia to count the homeless as part of an initiative led by local nonprofit Project HOME.
SEPTA announced Thursday in a press release that they will borrow $175 million dollars from the nonprofit Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation to implement an electronic fare system that can abolish tokens once and for all.
Even the 12-inch snowstorm Wednesday night hasn’t stopped local panhandlers from coming to Penn to solicit students at 2 a.m.
SEPTA's board will vote Thursday on a measure allowing it to borrow $250 million to finance the purchase of new railcars and the reconstruction of a Regional Rail station.
Hand2Paw, founded by College junior Rachel Cohen, brings together homeless youth and homeless animals to foster care, responsibility and mutual support.
Robert Cohen was in the Poconos with his family when he watched his apartment complex, at 48th and Walnut streets, burn down on the news.
Last Thursday, Philadelphia Mayor and Penn alumnus Michael Nutter announced that more high-school students will be receiving the information they need to apply for and receive financial aid through the Philadelphia College Financial Aid/FAFSA Completion Campaign.
Members of the Penn and Philadelphia communities participated in a rally Monday afternoon to stand up for individuals facing deportation from the United States.
A large fire broke out in the Windermere Court apartments at 48th and Walnut streets Monday afternoon. The fire sent up a large plume of dark smoke visible from campus.
While some Penn students help Sayre High School students improve SAT scores and GPAs, others engage in health-based community service through the Bernett L. Johnson Sayre Health Center, a full-service primary care facility located on site.