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History of Art Professor Emeritus Robert Ousterhout dies at 73Ousterhout taught at Penn for 10 years until his retirement in 2017, and was one of the leading scholars in Byzantine studies.
Class of 2023 Commencement marks first for Magill as president, Biden attendsThe May 15 ceremony marked Penn President Liz Magill's first Commencement. President Joe Biden was also in attendance, prompting heightened security.
Penn alum Cherelle Parker wins Philadelphia Democratic mayoral primaryA likely victory in November's general election will make Parker, a 2016 Fels Institute of Government graduate, Philadelphia's first female mayor.
Meet the honorary degree recipients for this year's CommencementThe year's cohort of six recipients include a journalist, an astrophysicist, and Nobel Prize winners.
Former Penn professor, President Joe Biden announces 2024 re-election campaignBiden’s announcement comes weeks after his visit to Penn earlier this month.
Penn's city councilmember Jamie Gauthier endorses 1993 College graduate Helen Gym for Phila. mayorGym launched her community safety plan, addressing gun violence and school safety, at the endorsement event.
Annenberg graduate, former Twitter executive talks content moderation at campus eventThe event, titled “Trust, Safety, and Social Media,” covered Roth’s journey and actions during his time at Twitter.
Penn Vet, Division of Infectious Diseases receive increased funding in state budget proposalThe newly inaugurated governor proposed an increase of more than $650,000 in funding for the School of Veterinary Medicine and Penn Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases.
Penn alum Helen Gym talks mayoral campaign, Penn's role in Philadelphia at student eventThe Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with Gym about her goals as a mayoral candidate.
Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman checks himself into hospital for clinical depressionFetterman sought treatment at Walter Reed National Military Center in Bethesda, Md., on Feb. 15.
Gov. Josh Shapiro welcomes five Penn affiliates to his administrationSeveral Penn community members had previously been selected to serve on Shapiro's transition advisory committees.
Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner impeachment trial indefinitely haltedIn November, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives originally voted to impeach Krasner largely along party lines.
Pennsylvania senator Bob Casey diagnosed with prostate cancerCasey is expected to make a full recovery after surgery.
With 40% of Penn undergraduates participating, Penn Marriage Pact returnsA total of 4,235 undergraduates filled out the Marriage Pact this year.
ABA panel votes to drop LSAT requirement for law school admissionsLawyers, administrators, and professors compose the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, which voted 15-1 to eliminate the testing mandate.
Here are three tips from upperclassmen and faculty for advanced registrationThe Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to upperclassmen and faculty who offered three main pieces of advice for first-year students.
More than 3,000 Twitter employees laid off within one week of Musk's acquisitionThe sudden terminations spanned multiple departments from engineering to content management. Days after the mass layoffs, however, the company reportedly asked laid off employees to return.
Philadelphia Museum of Art workers agree to deal, ending 19 day strikeThe strike, which started Sept. 26, worked to address fair wages and health care, according to the PMA Union.
Program communities offer students a chance to connect with others who share their interestsProgram communities, a category that includes Student Designed Communities and Course Communities, allow groups of students in the same program to reside on the same floor of a dormitory.