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Penn researchers advance potential cure for type 1 diabetes

Penn Diabetes Islet

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Cell phone location data could guide responses to future COVID-19 outbreaks

Work from home during COVID


Drexel University switches to only online classes for fall quarter

Drexel University fall semester


Penn shifts to virtual classes for fall semester, slashes tuition

penn students online school


Local elected officials pay tribute to civil rights leader, U.S. Rep. John Lewis

John Lewis


Penn tearing down statue of slavery advocate George Whitefield

penn whitefield statue


John Legend sings with Penn students in surprise graduation performance

Legend Penn Perfomance sing

Health News

Penn model forecasts another 350,000 COVID-19 deaths by July – if every state immediately reopens

Wharton penn coronavirus model

Health News

Health Hero Match app co-developed by Penn student wins international hackathon

Hackathon Penn Spagnola


Penn Vet studying whether dogs can detect COVID-19 by scent

Penn Vet COVID-19


Shakira completes ancient philosophy course at Penn while social distancing

Shakira UPenn philosophy


Penn Medicine doctor co-hosting coronavirus podcast 'Making the Call'

Coronavirus crisis penn podcast


Penn dedicates $4 million to support employees affected by coronavirus shutdowns

UPenn employee assistance coronaviurs


Penn microbiologist explains why some coronaviruses are more deadly than others

Coronavirus Times Square advertisement


Penn opens Philly's first drive-thru coronavirus testing site, other locations to follow

University of Pennsylvania campus


Penn cancels Franklin Field commencement ceremony due to coronavirus

Penn commencement ceremony

Food & Drink

PaperMill Fresh Asian Kitchen opens at Franklin's Table Food Hall

PaperMill opens at Franklin's Table Food Hall


Coronavirus and colleges: Penn, Temple, West Chester U. switch to online classes for rest of spring semester

Philly Coronavirus Universities

Grocery Stores

Fresh Grocer in University City is closed, Acme replacement coming fall 2020

Fresh Grocer Close Acme


Penn suspends university-related travel to four countries as coronavirus spreads across the world

University of Penn coronavirus

University of Pennsylvania

NCAA places 15-year penalty on former Penn coach Jerome Allen, puts men’s basketball team on two-year probation

Jerome Allen

Health Stories

Penn researchers developing oral medication to speed up healing of broken bones

Penn Broken Bones

Grocery Stores

Fresh Grocer in University City to close in March

Fresh Grocer


Vaccine misinformation runs rampant on social media – and it's resilient

Social media vaccine misinformation

University of Pennsylvania

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is Penn's 2020 Commencement speaker

Adichie Penn Commencement Speaker


Penn student stuck in Chinese 'ghost city' amid coronavirus lockdown

Penn Coronavirus


Automotive plant closures linked to spike in opioid deaths, Penn Study finds

Auto Plant Opioids

Adult Health

Penn study tracks mysteries of male infertility using epigenetics

Infertility Penn Med


Wharton professor: Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax could fall $1 trillion short of proposed goal

Elizabeth Warren wealth tax study


Philly D.A. Krasner calls Joe Biden 'dumbest guy' at Penn event

Krasner Biden

Mental Health

Colleges struggle to meet students' mental health needs



Penn announces $25 million gift to construct Data Science Building

Penn Data Science


Penn cancels remainder of women's volleyball season due to 'offensive' posters in locker room

Penn volleyball 'vulgar' posters

Higher Education

Penn Law receives $125 million gift from W.P. Carey Foundation

Penn Law

Health News

President Trump nominates former Penn professor, Temple alum to lead FDA

Stephen Hahn FDA Trump

Children's Health

CHOP researchers figure out how to get your picky eater to like more foods

picky eating habits CHOP


University of Pennsylvania among best colleges worldwide, U.S. News reports

University of Pennsylvania ranks internationally


Penn Medicine breaks ground in Lancaster on Pa.'s second proton therapy site

Penn Medicine proton therapy lancaster

Health News

Penn alum wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

2019 Nobel Prize medicine Gregg L. Semenza

Senior Health

Penn receives $18M to study connections between Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and dementia

Penn research Alzheimers Parkinsons


Penn dean of admissions identified as irate Eagles fan on FOX broadcast

Eagles Furda


Penn Law students, dean hold meeting to discuss Amy Wax, don't invite Amy Wax

Amy Wax penn professor