1 hr ago | Free Republic
A group of Chinese students are upset with American vice president Joe Biden, a man known for his verbal blunders, over remarks at the University of Pennsylvania's commencement ceremony on May 13.
5 hrs ago | Health.com
Every additional hour someone with insomnia sleeps is associated with a 72 percent drop in the likelihood of moderate or high risk of suicide, according to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania.
9 hrs ago | China Daily
US universities are seeking out partnerships in China, hoping to broaden their international reach and provide academic and research opportunities for students and faculty, as two campus presidents' trips to China show.
13 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer
YY Inc. , a revolutionary rich communication social platform, today announced that it has enhanced the independence of its Board of Directors by appointing two additional independent directors, effective as of May 23, 2013.
17 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia
This June, 23 Philadelphia public schools will be closed for good, adding around 65 acres to the city's already heavy burden of vacant land.
18 hrs ago | The Triangle
Anthony Jeselnik, a comedian and host of the television series "The Jeselnik Offensive," gave a one-hour stand-up comedy performance May 20 in the Main Auditorium, sponsored by The Good Idea Fund.
18 hrs ago | The News Item
Dr. Mary E. Schmidt has studied at some of the finest schools and practiced medicine at several prestigious medical centers, earning industry accolades along the way.
Police sources say the two incidents now under investigation took place at Houston Hall, a student center and lecture hall, on Spruce Street in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania campus.
Sylvan Eisenberg was born in Brooklyn, New York, the only child of Mae Kauffman and Morris Eisenberg.
Two young women will be traveling from states away to cheer on Gillibrand in this year's Congressional Women's Softball Game.
Joe Biden, Michelle Obama and Stephen Colbert are just some of the heavy-hitters speaking at college graduations this year Vice-president Joe Biden gives the commencement address at the University of Pennsylvania's 257th commencement.
The decision to limit life support in patients in the intensive care unit appears to be significantly influenced by physician practices and/or the culture of the hospital, suggests new findings from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference.
But those cases aren't evenly distributed throughout the country, and the Mid-Atlantic sees a disproportionate number of sepsis deaths, a new University of Pennsylvania study finds.
Most land-dwelling animals with skeletons have the ability to jump. It is of particular importance to survival, as running primarily consists of a long series of jumps.
We call graduations "commencements" because students, once schooling is done, enter "real life." In that sense "dying" is the most radical commencement, as we move from what C.S. Lewis called the shadowlands into a far sunnier existence.
Nearly three-quarters of the class of 2013 -- 50 seniors -- applied and were admitted to colleges across the country through early action/early decision.
A unique collection of posters, collected and curated by Penn professor and PBS History Detectives host Tukufu Zuberi, forms the basis of a provocative new exhibition at the Penn Museum: Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster, opening at 1:00 pm on June 2, 2013, and running through March 2, 2014.
The allure of personalized medicine has made new, more efficient ways of sequencing genes a top research priority.