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Politics

16 hours ago
Orts said that his campaign focus is on climate change, which he considers to be the most pressing issue facing the world today, and said he would use his position to enact meaningful climate reform.
17 hours ago
Horowitz, a professor of political science and Richard Perry University Professor at Penn, will be retaining his positions at Penn while acting as a senior fellow at the CFR.
19 hours ago
2006 College and 2009 Law School graduate is expected to announce his candidacy on Aug. 6. 
07/22/21 1:37am
Amen Brown allegedly purchased a row house in the Point Breeze neighborhood in Philadelphia despite the owner of the home having been deceased for over 10 years.
07/19/21 1:33am
Penn Law Students for Justice in Palestine released a statement on July 2 discouraging students from participating in itrek, an annual academic trip to Israel for business, law, policy, and STEM students.
07/19/21 12:46am
In an email sent to the Penn community, Gutmann said she intends to serve as Penn president until June 30, 2022, as originally intended, or until the Senate confirms her ambassadorship.
07/12/21 1:40am
Cohen — who served on the Board of Trustees for almost 12 years — will be replaced by 1981 College and Wharton graduate, 1984 Penn Law graduate, and investment banker Scott Bok.
07/11/21 11:57pm
Vaishnaw, a 2010 Wharton MBA graduate, has taken on the roles of Minister of Railways, Communications, and Electronics and Information Technology in India.
07/11/21 11:50pm
There have been multiple reports that Conor Lamb, a Penn Law alumnus and moderate Democrat, will run for a Pennsylvania Senate seat in the upcoming midterm elections.
07/11/21 11:37pm
The study by the Penn Wharton Business Model predicts that the new proposal will decrease national debt by 0.9% and increase economic output by 0.1% in 2050.
07/07/21 10:20am
Experts said that Gutmann’s experience as Penn’s president could aid her in the role of ambassador to Germany and pointed out the historical precedent of college presidents who served as previous ambassadors.
07/02/21 5:31pm
Gutmann wrote that she will continue to serve as Penn's president until June 30, 2022, as she had previously planned, or whenever the U.S. Senate confirms her as the ambassador, which would likely accelerate her departure.
07/01/21 1:05am
Cosby, who held a now-revoked honorary degree from Penn, was released from prison after the court ruled that he had been denied his due process rights in his 2018 trial.
06/29/21 6:23pm
Gutman is the the longest serving president in Penn’s history. Her contract will end in 2022.
06/27/21 11:51pm
A group of Penn Law students collectively wrote an open letter to refute Biden's argument that Ivy League students are undeserving of student debt relief. 
06/13/21 11:41pm
The statement, released on May 19, has been signed by nearly 330 members of the Penn community and 28 Penn groups and Philadelphia-based organizations.
05/16/21 6:20pm
The Class of 2021's final year at Penn was marked by pandemic-induced modifications to academics and campus life, featuring online classes, COVID-19 testing, and a largely shuttered campus.
05/16/21 6:20pm
The Class of 2021's junior year started off like any other, but was upended as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, forcing students to cut their spring semester on campus short and transition to online learning.
05/16/21 6:19pm
In the Class of 2021's sophomore year, Penn students turned out in droves for the 2018 midterm elections and the University became embroiled in an admissions scandal that took the nation by storm in spring 2019.
05/16/21 6:18pm
From the Eagles' first-ever Super Bowl victory, to a contentious Amy Wax op-ed, the Class of 2021's first year at Penn was defined by celebration and controversy.