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02/15/22 1:11am
Along with a transcribe-a-thon, the event included other activities like group songs and national broadcasts with live speakers.
02/14/22 11:40pm
The donation from Wharton graduate Leonard Lauder will fund a program to recruit and prepare a group of nurse practitioners to work in underserved communities across the nation.
02/13/22 11:24pm
The WBL resumed in-person studies in its upgraded lab space in the fall 2021 semester, with sample sizes of 150 to 200 participants per study.  
02/13/22 10:14pm
Associate Vice Provost for University Life Sharon Smith and PVP Associate Director Reema Malhotra are currently leading PVP, according to VPUL's Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives Michael Elias.
02/11/22 12:55am
Hayes is the 33rd Gates Cambridge Scholar from Penn since the program's inception in 2001, and she will begin her studies at the University of Cambridge this October.
02/11/22 12:53am
The China Initiative was unveiled in 2018 during the Trump administration under the guise of preventing economic and technological espionage by — or for the benefit of — the Chinese government.
02/10/22 11:03pm
The event took place on Feb. 7 at the Kelly Writers House’s Arts Café and was hosted by Penn Artist-in-Residence Piyali Bhattacharya.
02/09/22 9:52pm
Lawyers representing Xi and his wife asked a Philadelphia appeals court to reinstate his lawsuit against the United States government in a brief filed Monday.
02/09/22 9:39pm
While the committee will provide recommendations, it is unclear if it will have the authority to modify Yale's policy. 
02/08/22 11:25pm
When the class arrived in mainland Ecuador, eight group members tested positive for COVID-19, and completed their quarantine in Guayaquil while the remaining seven returned to the United States.
02/07/22 9:44pm
Considered an accomplished avant-garde composer, Crumb gained public recognition as a talented composer in the 1960s and 1970s.
02/07/22 1:11am
Path@Penn, which was created by Next Generation Student System, will be a renovated version of Penn InTouch and offers many changes that students have been asking for.
02/03/22 11:50pm
The 60-minute documentary brought together twelve individuals on different areas of the political spectrum in order to test whether it was possible to bridge their ideological divides.
02/02/22 11:55pm
The map, submitted by a team of 12 mathematicians, was created using computational redistricting methods, meaning computers were used to test options for potential congressional maps that comply with the legal requirements, according to Gressman.
01/31/22 8:19pm
The scholarship — which closes on March 31 — is open to all Penn undergraduate students who receive financial aid or have outstanding student loans.
01/31/22 12:40am
Penn has been working with the Committee on International Travel Risk Assessment to review study abroad programs and ensure safety among student travelers amid COVID-19.
01/30/22 10:41pm
The club hosts special events around the Chinese holidays, allowing students to celebrate while trying their hand at Chinese calligraphy.
01/28/22 12:28pm
Nemomsa — known as "Tola" to family and friends — was passionate about public health and urban development and pursued these studies at Penn. 
01/26/22 11:40pm
Students largely said they were glad to be back in person and relieved that the University did not extend the virtual learning past Jan. 24. 
01/26/22 8:43pm
Cosmic Writers began as Word Camp, a free summer program founded in 2020 by Miller after receiving the 2020 Kelly Writers House Kerry Prize.