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The West Chester University Foundation is bankrolling a campaign to help win passage of state legislation that would enable that school and other state-owned universities to break away from the State System of Higher Education.
Dan Bowling, who holds faculty appointments at Duke Law School and the University of Pennsylvania's graduate program in positive psychology, returns as our guest columnist.
Tuition and fees for the University of Pennsylvania next year will now exceed $60,000.
The life and career of vanguard independent filmmaker Shirley Clarke and the socially conscious films of Charles Burnett will be the topics explored by Laurence Kardish and James O. Naremore, respectively, who have been named 2013 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Today, education is a costly commodity and anything but equal or accessible to all.
A new brain imaging study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that the high rate of relapse among smokers trying to quit may be due to an inability - brought on by nicotine withdrawal - to switch from the "default mode" brain network, to the "executive control" brain network.
"Cell movement is the basic recipe of life, and all cells have the capacity to move," says Roberto Dominguez, PhD, professor of Physiology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
With a state portfolio returning more than $44 million during his term and showing positive returns 31 out of 38 months, Chip Flowers, Delaware state treasurer and co-chair of the National Democratic State Treasurers, officially launched his re-election campaign - "Standing Up for a Brighter Future" last week.
A new study -- constituting the largest investigation ever of lactose tolerance in geographically diverse populations of Africans -- investigated the genetic origins of this trait and offers support to the idea that the ability to digest milk was a powerful selective force in a variety of African populations which raised cattle and consumed the ... (more)
"My name is Susan Barry and I am a 64 year old with Coronary Artery Disease. May 2002 began my downward slide into doctoring and hospitals with my first heart attack and subsequent quintuple by-pass surgery.
Callison Tighe has merged with Sherwood M. "Woody" Cleveland to form a practice group in banking and commercial finance.
Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
A former medical technician at Kermit Gosnell's West Philadelphia abortion clinic was sentenced Thursday to five to 10 years in prison for her role in the 2009 overdose death of an abortion patient.
Last Thursday night 1199 President Henry Nicholas and Executive Vice Presidents Chris Woods and John Hump spoke and had a sometimes heated discussion with The University of Pennsylvania Government and Politics Association .
Before his 2005 move to Charlottesville, Va., where he died Monday, Feb. 3, at age 90, University of Pennsylvania professor Thomas P. Hughes was a familiar presence in Chestnut Hill, bicycling to and from the early service at the Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, or buying crackers and cheese for the intimate gatherings of neighbors and Penn ... (more)
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