UPenn staff receive threatening antisemitic emails, FBI joins investigation

University of Pennsylvania police and the FBI are investigating threatening antisemitic emails sent to university staff, specifically naming Penn Hillel and Lauder College House, President Liz Magill said.

Penn’s Division of Public Safety found no credible threat after completing sweeps of Penn Hillel and Lauder College House, Magill said in a message to the university community.

The messages included “hateful language, targeting the personal identities of the recipients,” Magill said.

Magill said there will be an increased security presence throughout Penn’s campus.

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