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Penn community members, including the South Asia Studies Department and some faculty members, disputed the complaint. 
10/19/21 4:30pm
The University requires that all vaccinated students receive at least one COVID-19 test every two weeks, and if they fail to do so, they will receive a red PennOpen Pass until they test negative.
10/12/21 2:36pm
Rush has been at Penn since 1994, in which she launched several public safety initiatives on campus and faced criticism from University and Philadelphia community members. 
10/03/21 11:51pm
Construction for Amy Gutmann Hall, a data science building for research collaboration, is scheduled to be completed in 2024.
09/30/21 11:47pm
Sustainability Director Nina Morris said a significant part of Climate Week programming was virtual to ensure that it reached beyond the University, and created a ripple effect throughout the Philadelphia community and in higher education as a whole.
09/28/21 5:21am
Under Asian American Studies professor Fariha Khan's co-directorship, the ASAM program will offer more courses, research and internship opportunities, and opportunities for collaboration and engagement with Asian American community organizations.
09/22/21 9:51pm
The report's recommendations are based on an independent review of DPS that was previously commissioned  by the University in July 2020, following the police killing of George Floyd and ensuing criticism of policing on campus. 
09/16/21 1:21am
AAUP-Penn is doubling down on their push for Penn to allow instructors to choose whether to teach in person or virtually.
09/15/21 10:22pm
In the current admissions cycle, Penn will require only one teacher recommendation instead of two. The other letter of recommendation can come from anyone who can comment on the student's character.
09/14/21 5:29pm
Penn currently has a positivity rate of 1.11%, a vaccination rate of 97% among faculty and undergraduates, and no classroom transmission has been found.
09/12/21 11:49pm
In her speech, Gutmann emphasized the need to recognize all those who lost their lives that day, including 16 Penn alumni. 
09/08/21 11:56pm
Gutmann is set to depart her role after President Joe Biden nominated her to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Germany in July.
08/09/21 12:41am
Some students welcomed the reinstatement of the mask mandate, saying that it is important to protect students, faculty, and staff and the surrounding Philadelphia area from the rapidly-spreading Delta variant.
08/08/21 10:59pm
Plans include creating a 450-seat theater and stage, and the center will support performing arts instructors and provide rehearsal and practice spaces.
08/05/21 12:51am
Schoenberg founded the LGBT Center in 1982 after witnessing a Penn sophomore being severely beaten and targeted on Locust Walk for being gay.
07/29/21 12:54am
Individuals no longer need to schedule an appointment or make a reservation to browse the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center's stacks or to use self-serve study areas. 
07/26/21 12:39am
The Penn Museum allegedly began a campaign earlier in the summer encouraging workers to vote against forming a union. In an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian, however, the museum wrote that it “supports its employees’ rights to make an informed decision about the voting process."
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. 
07/21/21 9:13pm
The nomination comes just three weeks after Biden nominated Penn President Amy Gutmann as the next U.S. ambassador to Germany on July 2.
07/19/21 1:33am
Penn Law Students for Justice in Palestine released a statement on July 2 discouraging students from participating in itrek, an annual academic trip to Israel for business, law, policy, and STEM students.