University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania
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Mark Abrams
September 22, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The University of Pennsylvania is preparing to offer an online bachelor's degree. Starting in the fall of 2019, Penn will offer an online degree geared toward working adults and other non-traditional students. Nora Lewis, Penn's vice dean of professional and liberal...
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Penn junior running back Karekin Brooks rushed for 268 yards in last year's win at Lehigh.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
September 18, 2018 - 2:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania Quakers will play their second straight home game to open the season when they host Lehigh on Saturday. Penn kicked off its 2018 campaign this past Saturday with a 34-17 win over Bucknell at Franklin Field. "I thought our kids came out...
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Ray Priore enters his fourth season as the head football coach at the University of Pennsylvania.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
September 11, 2018 - 3:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania football team will open its 2018 season on Saturday as the Quakers welcome Bucknell to Franklin Field. Penn is coming off a 6-4 2017 season — 4-3 in the Ivy League — that ended with a four-game winning streak. Fourth-year head coach Ray...
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A member of FDNY salutes after placing a flower at the 9/11 Memorial during a ceremony commemorating the 23rd anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, in New York, the United States, Feb. 26, 2016.
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Kristen Johanson
September 10, 2018 - 9:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Seventeen years have passed since 9/11. Over the last two decades, scientists have made significant strides in DNA technology that have since helped identify victims in the terror attacks. So far, 60 percent of the World Trade Center victims have been identified, and...
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Eric Walter
September 10, 2018 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. News & World Report has ranked New Jersey's Princeton University No. 1 and the University of Pennsylvania No. 8 among national universities in its annual " Best Colleges " survey. National universities are regionally accredited institutions with a full range...
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Samuel Woodward talks to his attorney Edward Munoz before being led out of a court hearing at the Harbor Justice Center in Newport Beach, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018.
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September 05, 2018 - 7:34 am
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — About six months before he was stabbed to death in what prosecutors call a hate crime, a gay University of Pennsylvania student graphically discussed hopes to have sex with the man now charged in his killing, an investigator said Tuesday. Blaze Bernstein texted a friend...
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Head coach Ray Priore led Penn to a 6-4 record in 2017.
Penn Athletics
Matt Leon
August 31, 2018 - 1:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While most local college football teams are kicking off their seasons this week, the University of Pennsylvania is still waist deep into training camp. The Ivy League doesn't kick off its season until mid-September, so the Quakers still have plenty of preseason work...
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Anne Sceia Klein
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Lauren Lipton
August 26, 2018 - 3:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was 1964 and the times were very different. "There were some women who were asked to leave their jobs when they became pregnant because they were 'showing.'" There was no maternity leave. That and other challenges are detailed in the new book by Anne Sceia Klein,...
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Penn product Billy Lescher has five saves this season for Single-A West Michigan.
West Michigan Whitecaps
August 14, 2018 - 11:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If there is one thing that really has to shake the confidence of opponents of the Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps, it is the sight of Billy Lescher warming up late in a game the Whitecaps are winning. That's because the right-hander, who played his college baseball...
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Philadelphia Wings
Matt Leon
August 09, 2018 - 3:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Wings are continuing to put together their roster for the upcoming season. First, they added players in the Expansion Draft, and now, the focus is on free agency. The Wings have signed several players over the last couple of weeks, including someone...
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