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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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping
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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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Nick Millman
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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The University of Pennsylvania football team went 6-4 in 2018.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 05, 2019 - 12:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Spring workouts are in the books for the University of Pennsylvania football team. The Quakers are coming off a 6-4 2018 season (3-4 Ivy League). Their spring workouts were a bit unusual this time around because they inlcuded eight days spent overseas in China...
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The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team celebrates beating defending national champion Yale.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
April 04, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team is rolling. The Quakers have won five in a row after a 0-3 start, including their first three Ivy League games. This is the first time Penn has started its Ivy slate 3-0 since 1984, and this hot streak has allowed the...
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