University of Pennsylvania

Penn freshman midfielder Sam Handley
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Matt Leon
May 15, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team will face a very familiar opponent on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. When the Quakers, who are 12-3 and on a 12-game winning streak, take on Yale, it will be the third meeting between the two...
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Steve Tawa
May 13, 2019 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While it's being referred to as a "trade war," a University of Pennsylvania professor believes the core of the U.S.-China dispute revolves around competition over the future of innovation and different business models between the two countries. Minyuan Zhao, an...
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Matt Leon
May 10, 2019 - 9:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A magical season has emerged out of humble beginnings for the University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team. The Quakers were sitting at 0-3 after a tough 15-14 loss to a talented Penn State team back on March 2. But a funny thing has happened to the Quakers in the...
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The University of Pennsylvania women's lacrosse team is headed to its 13th straight NCAA Tournament.
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Matt Leon
May 08, 2019 - 2:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania women's lacrosse team finds itself in a familiar situation this week - getting ready for the NCAA Tournament. For the 13th straight season the Quakers are in the field and they will open things up on Friday, taking on Georgetown...
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Schuylkill River
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After years of warnings that the Schuylkill River was in danger of becoming impassable, city and local university officials announced Wednesday that together they have raised $4.5 million for a dredging project. The Schuylkill Navy, which oversees Boathouse Row,...
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Steve Tawa
April 26, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Local domestic violence survivors and advocates gathered on the University of Pennsylvania campus to highlight the importance of reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. Local domestic violence survivors and advocates, including @SenBobCasey , @WomenAgnstAbuse...
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Penn Book Center
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Antionette Lee
April 23, 2019 - 5:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As brick-and-mortar stores struggle to compete with online sales across the country, supporters from the University of Pennsylvania community have gathered to stop a local bookstore from closing its doors for good. Ashley Montague, co-owner of Penn Book Center at 34th...
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Ian Bush
April 17, 2019 - 7:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A clinical trial at the University of Pennsylvania is making history. For the first time in the United States, researchers are testing the gene-editing tool CRISPR on people. Two cancer patients at Penn's Abramson Cancer Center have been treated using the technology,...
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Ian Bush
April 16, 2019 - 1:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Penn researchers have found a way to freeze out some of the painful side effects of chemo. A new study in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network has found that cancer patients who experienced oral cryotherapy — essentially, keeping ice chips in the...
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Hadas Kuznits
April 13, 2019 - 6:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Cherry blossoms were celebrated this weekend at Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania. "We are celebrating spring and the blossoming trees with our Cherry Blossom Days," said events coordinator for public programs, Michelle Connors. "We always welcome...
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