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Arthur Ross Gallery exhibition features rediscovered Courbet painting unseen for 100 yearsCourbet’s painting was found in storage at Penn’s School of Dental Medicine in 2016.
Progressive Working Families Party announces support for mayoral candidate Helen GymThe Working Families Party is a grassroots political party that organizes to elect progressive candidates in fourteen states.
President Joe Biden nominates Penn alumna to Social Security Advisory BoardIf the Senate confirms Lang’s nomination, Lang will advise the President, Congress, and Commissioner of Social Security on policies related to Social Security programs.
ProPublica investigation finds Penn Museum holds Native American remains, despite federal lawThe investigation found that museums across the US hold more than 110,000 Native American remains, despite a 1990 federal law.
Developers are planning a new 34-story building close to Penn's campusThe building, which will be located at 3615 Chestnut Street, will have 363 units and be named The Mark at Philadelphia.
Philadelphia sees largest increase in average tech salariesThe average tech salary in Philadelphia increased by 11.9% from 2021 to 2022.
Harvard agrees to return the remains of likely enslaved people to their descendantsHarvard has accepted recommendations from a committee that investigated how to properly return the remains to the descendants of the enslaved individuals.
Penn Ph.D. student leads charge to build new subway line in Northeast PhiladelphiaThe 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.
Wistar Institute launches biomedical technician training programThe 12-week paid program will consist of a cohort of 18 students who will train to work in biotech laboratories and in manufacturing cell and gene therapies.
Former Yale professor will appeal dismissed lawsuit, claiming Yale fired her over Trump tweetLee argued that Yale fired her in response to her 2020 tweets, which said that “just about all” of Trump’s supporters were suffering from “shared psychosis."
Penn’s endowment has grown 364.8% since 2000 — the fastest rate in the Ivy LeagueAfter Penn, Yale University had the second fastest endowment growth at 209.4%, followed by Brown, Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Harvard, and Cornell University.
Research led by retired Perelman pharmacology professor under federal investigationThe investigation began after the peer-reviewed Journal of Neurotrauma issued a full retraction of three of Armstead’s research papers in June, as per Armstead’s request.
Yale files two motions — one jointly with Penn — to dismiss antitrust lawsuitYale argued that they have used a different method for calculating financial aid than the other accused schools for the past 14 years.
Developer to file lawsuit over legislation preventing the sale of University City TownhomesThe Philadelphia City Council approved the bill in a 15-1 vote on March 10, WHYY reported.
Philadelphia Health Department addresses previous errors in reported COVID-19 vaccination dataIn response, Philadelphia will now have a second team of experts to verify vaccine numbers in addition to a new monthly review of vaccination data, the Inquirer reported.
Students are relieved to have returned to in-person classes — but COVID-19-related concerns persistStudents largely said they were glad to be back in person and relieved that the University did not extend the virtual learning past Jan. 24.
COVID-19 cases fall citywide, indicating that Omicron peak may have passed in PhiladelphiaNew daily infections in Philadelphia, the neighboring counties, and South Jersey seem to have peaked between Jan. 9 and 12, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The average daily cases in Philadelphia have dropped by 40% over the course of this past week.
Penn Libraries extends winter break hours through virtual learning periodMost libraries are open under Winter Break's shortened hours and access is limited to only Penn community members through Jan. 23.
Penn senior named one of 12 Mitchell Scholars to receive funding for study in IrelandWragan, who majors in neuroscience at Penn, plans to continue studying neuroscience and chronic pain at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.