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07/29/21 12:26am
Initially, Penn Vet solely tracked the cases of sickness and death, but they are now focused on finding the underlying source of the illness, the Centre Daily Times reported.
07/29/21 12:25am
In spring 2021, WUAC hosted a case competition where teams designed a proposal to present to a panel of industry experts, including Harry Partridge, NASA’s Ames Center Chief Technologist.
07/26/21 1:24am
The researchers found that no particular demographic was more impacted by the effects of online learning and that certain learning techniques were more effective.
07/22/21 1:37am
As Gutmann awaits U.S. Senate confirmation for her ambassadorship, here's a look at her greatest accomplishments during her 17-year presidency. 
07/08/21 12:21am
The exhibit called "The Stories We Wear" is set to open on Sept. 25 and will be available for nine months for visitors of the Penn Museum.
07/01/21 12:53am
Comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein was named after Pedro Bernardinelli, who received his Ph.D. in astrophysics from Penn in 2021, and professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics Gary Bernstein, the astronomers who discovered it.
06/28/21 12:12am
The fellows — who will conduct research across five of Penn’s schools — come from a variety of backgrounds and possess a wide breadth of research interests.
06/24/21 2:51pm
Fully vaccinated students will not be required to submit to any form of regular COVID-19 testing, as they had been in the spring 2021 semester. 
06/24/21 1:09am
Students attended INTR 391: Senior Seminar for Thesis Research using virtual reality headsets, which allowed them to customize their avatars, walk around, and have face-to-face conversations with their classmates.
06/20/21 11:41pm
The Latin American and Latinx Studies Program will become the Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies on July 1.
06/09/21 11:27pm
The conference will take place virtually from Aug. 4 to 6 and will feature guest speakers such as celebrity doctor Bill Dorfman and workshop events.
06/07/21 1:23am
The Fulbright Program, paid for by the United States government, funds up to 12 months of international experience for the award recipients.
05/26/21 10:59pm
Rosa Sun completed the project for FNAR 489: Senior Seminar Project (Spring), a required course for fine arts and design students.
05/20/21 12:01am
Professors and students attributed the largely stable ratings to the resilience of the Penn community and creative measures faculty members took to move their coursework online. 
05/16/21 6:20pm
The Class of 2021's junior year started off like any other, but was upended as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe, forcing students to cut their spring semester on campus short and transition to online learning.
05/16/21 6:18pm
From the Eagles' first-ever Super Bowl victory, to a contentious Amy Wax op-ed, the Class of 2021's first year at Penn was defined by celebration and controversy.
05/06/21 10:51pm
The vice provost for education oversees undergraduate and graduate education at Penn, designing and implementing policies that promote academic excellence, innovation, and interdisciplinary knowledge.
04/30/21 12:15am
Though all summer 2021 courses are set to be held online, a number of on-campus services — including libraries, recreational facilities, and the Penn Museum — will be open to students staying in Philadelphia.
04/30/21 12:05am
ABCS courses, which are run by the Netter Center, typically interact with local public schools in West Philadelphia, communities of faith, and community organizations.
04/28/21 12:29am
The new system, originally set to debut in late 2020, is set to consist of a number of improvements to the outdated Penn InTouch software, including making the interface more modern and seamless and fixing glitches.