HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three state-owned universities in Pennsylvania will soon be known as the consolidated Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania after a vote by the State System Board of Governors on Wednesday.
In 2010, doctors treated Doug Olson’s leukemia with an experimental gene therapy that transformed some of his blood cells into cancer killers. More than a decade later, there's no sign of cancer in his body.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pennsylvania said it will work with the NCAA under its newly adopted standards for transgender athletes.
Swimmer Lia Thomas, who competed for the men's team at Penn before transitioning, has qualified to compete in March at the 2022 NCAA swimming and diving championships.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dr. Aaron T. Beck, a groundbreaking psychotherapist regarded as the father of cognitive therapy, died Monday at his Philadelphia home. He had turned 100 in July.
Beck's work revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of depression and other psychological disorders.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday announced he's nominating University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann to serve as U.S. ambassador to Germany.
Gutmann has served since 2004 as president of the Ivy League university in Philadelphia where Biden had established a foreign policy center following his vice presidency.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man pleaded not guilty on Friday to the murder of a gay University of Pennsylvania student in a hate crime...
Following an outcry that its Fels Institute of Government was straying from its practice mission, the University of Pennsylvania Monday announced that Mayor Kenney’s managing director would join the program in January.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man charged with the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student carried out the killing because the victim was gay, prosecutors said Thursday...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't say if they are reviewing those connections or whether any concerns were raised about him...
The University of Pennsylvania Law School made the right decision in demoting a white law professor who falsely said in a video that Black students seldom graduated high in their class.
The school has taken a step in the right direction, but should go further and remove the professor entirely from the classroom for making inaccurate, inflammatory racial remarks.
It was a time of deep unrest, with growing criticism of the nation’s involvement overseas and concerns about discrimination at home.
The University of Pennsylvania felt compelled to hold a series of campus-wide discussions and debates to try to help the nation and its own campus find a way through those thorny times.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors are releasing the first detailed medical reports about the hearing, vision, balance and brain symptoms suffered in what the State Department has called "health attacks" on U...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man pleaded not guilty Friday to the murder of a University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a park not far from his family's home.
The University of Pennsylvania, acting on reports that former trustee Steve Wynn engaged in decades-long acts of sexual harassment and intimidation, announced Thursday it would remove his name from a plaza on campus and take several other steps to distance itself from the former Republican National Committee Chair.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former high school classmate of a University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park was charged Wednesday with murder and investigators were looking for evidence of a hate crime, a prosecutor said...
Samuel Woodward, the 20-year-old suspected killer of University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein, has been charged with one felony count of murder with a sentence enhancement for using a knife, Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas announced Wednesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student killed and buried in a California park said Tuesday that the killing may have been a hate crime against their gay son...
Dan Spinelli, STAFF WRITER
A University of Pennsylvania sophomore who was found dead last week in a Southern California park had been stabbed at least 20 times in a crime authorities are investigating as an act of rage, according to published reports.
On the first day of class as an introduction, professor Margo Natalie Crawford asks students to write on the board in one word what they consider home.
“When you think about race and ethnicity, it’s so important for people to say who they are,” said Crawford from her office in Fisher-Bennett Hall on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus.
The University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees has approved a new design for a 25,000 square-foot residential building, New College House West.
The project will cost $163 million. Construction will begin in spring 2018 and is expected to open in fall 2021, according to the university.
A treatment for a common childhood blood cancer could become the first gene therapy available in the U...
Leading up to the 123rd Penn Relays Carnival, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Sports Business Initiative (WSBI) on Wednesday hosted a conversation on race, sports and activism.
University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann issued a rebuke Monday night against neo-Nazi and racist flyers that appeared around the campus over the weekend.
The flyers included such messages as: "How is a diploma going to help you in the race war," "Imagine a Muslim free America," and "Stop the blacks."
Independence Blue Cross signs groundbreaking agreement with University of Pennsylvania Health System
Independence Blue Cross and University of Pennsylvania Health System signed a five-year contract that strengthens both organizations’ emphasis on coordinated patient care, exchange of critical data and shared accountability for both quality and cost of care.
Hundreds of journalists, communication professionals and students from across the Northeast attended the National Association of Black Journalists’ Region I Conference, Diversity, Innovation & Technology Summit earlier this month.