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UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
How Mowing Overgrown Lots Reduced Shootings In Philadelphia Neighborhoods
In a hyperpolarized political climate, researchers say cleaning blighted spaces could be an apolitical option.
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Joe Biden: Democratic Control Of Congress Will Liberate Republicans From Trump
Trump's behavior is driving away Republican voters, the former vice president said.
Microwave Weapons Could Be The Culprit Behind The Mysterious U.S. Embassy Attacks
Several experts agree the unorthodox weapons are a "prime suspect," The New York Times reported.
University of Pennsylvania
Penn Won't Punish Professor Who Said Black Students ‘Rarely’ Score Well
While the law school dropped her from a first-year course over her comments, they stood by her faculty position.
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Robert De Niro Again Tears Into 'Idiot' Donald Trump, And Vows Not To Stop
“To be silent in the face of such villainy is to be complicit."
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UPenn Revokes Steve Wynn, Bill Cosby Honors Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations
The school will take back honorary degrees and strip Wynn's name from a campus plaza.
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Columbia University Refuses To Recognize Graduate Student Union
The Ivy League school is digging in for a long legal battle -- and relying on Donald Trump to help them out.
Orange County Sheriff's Department
Police Investigate Whether Killing Of Student Blaze Bernstein Was A 'Hate Crime'
Samuel Woodward, 20, was charged Wednesday with the murder of his former high school classmate.
Orange County Sheriff's Department
Suspect In Murder Of Student Blaze Bernstein Claims He Was Hitting On Him: Report
Police found Bernstein's body, which had been stabbed over 20 times, in a park in California last week.
These Are The 12 Victims, Including 2 U.S. Families, Of The Costa Rica Plane Crash
Two pilots and the families' tour guide also died in the New Year's Eve crash.
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5 Sneaky Reasons You're Crying All The Time
Not all tears are the same.
Women Leaders In Science Under Microscope: Funding Needed For STEM Careers
Author, Journalist, Emerita Faculty at Northwestern University
A gift from her father when she was 8 years old sent Jean Bennett onto a career path in science and medicine, one that will
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The Ivy League Has An Unexpected Friend In Donald Trump
Their graduate students are trying to unionize. The president may have already stopped them.
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Where Are All Of The Teachers Going?
Patrick J. Kearney
Veteran teacher and an advocate for public education. Opinion...
Between 2009 and 2014 the enrollment in teacher education programs dropped from 691,00 to 451,000, a 35% reduction. That’s
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States Should Require Schools To Teach Media Literacy To Combat Fake News
Journalist, Professor, Lawyer, Author of Skewed: A Critical Th...
In this era of fake news, conspiracy theories, hoaxes, alternative facts, covfefe, and biased advocacy journalism outlets
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The Ripple Effect of Medicaid, From My Life To Yours
Brooke M. Feldman, MSW
Social justice activist
My life would not be what it is today had I not had access to Medicaid.
How Successful People Stay Productive And In Control
Dr. Travis Bradberry
TalentSmart, President and 'Emotional Intelligence 2.0,' Coauthor
When they slip up, they simply forgive themselves and move on.
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To Fight Human Trafficking, The Budget Must Protect Homeless Kids
Kevin M. Ryan
President and CEO, Covenant House
With the news from two major studies released last month that one in five homeless youth has been trafficked, it is now clear
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College Students Clamor To Get Into A Weekly 7-Hour Class On Despair
UPenn religion professor Justin McDaniel seems to have hit a nerve.
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