Penn Justice Democrats recently partnered with Un-PAC, an organization focused on advocating for democracy reform and passing the "For the People Act," a sweeping voting rights bill.
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The City of Philadelphia has yet to respond to inquiries by the United Nations — which were based upon testimonies from Penn community members — regarding allegations of excessive use of force by the Philadelphia Police Department during the Black Lives Matter protests last year.
Two major campus political groups, Penn Democrats and Penn Justice Democrats, endorsed Larry Krasner for reelection as Philadelphia’s district attorney in the upcoming primary election.
Ongoing research led by Penn professor Drew Weissman, whose breakthrough mRNA technology and therapy was a key part of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccine development for COVID-19, is continuing to pave way for innovative treatments for other global diseases.
Calls for Penn to pay Payments in Lieu of Taxes to Philadelphia were raised yet again in a recent City Council committee hearing that examined how nonprofit tax exemptions affect the funding of local schools, as well as the role PILOTs can play in the city's future.
Despite garnering widespread backlash from college students and progressives, President Joe Biden’s statement that he will not consider a plan that favors loan forgiveness for students who attend elite institutions like Penn, Harvard University, and Yale University was met with agreement and understanding from some Penn professors.
Penn Justice Democrats invited two reporters from The Intercept to talk about progressive journalism to kick off its first speaker event of the spring semester.
Just one month after arriving on campus, some students and Penn Medicine experts are concerned with the University's recent COVID-19 positivity rates and are unsure how effectively Penn's administration will respond.
Two Penn affiliates are considering running for a seat in the United States Senate in 2022.
With the defeat and two-time impeachment of former President and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump, conservatives — including those on campus — are refocusing their mission to carry on Trump's legacy and ensure electoral victories for their party in the future.
Just days after the inauguration, three Republican lawmakers are targeting Penn over its close-knit relationship with President and former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden.
Penn Medicine's frontline health workers and researchers have begun receiving COVID-19 vaccinations — including the Penn scientists whose research laid the groundwork for the vaccines to be developed.
Wharton’s “Beyond Business” lecture series on systemic racism concluded the semester with a discussion between a former NFL player, the president of a talent management firm representing clients of color, and Wharton Dean Erika James.
To offer interdisciplinary perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Arts and Sciences has launched a new weekly podcast.
The School of Social Policy & Practice and School of Dental Medicine have both launched a new mandatory anti-racism course for incoming students.