Ruger and Finkelstein wrote that Penn Law will contribute over $8 million in new investments over the next five years to expand financial access.
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.
Bezar was a Philadelphia native and attended the William Penn Charter and Baldwin Schools before coming to Penn.
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.
At her farewell party, Former Penn President Amy Gutmann took photo with students, performing arts groups paid her tribute, and Quaker gave her one last hug.
Gutmann, who resigned from the Penn presidency on Tuesday, sent an invitation emailed to all undergraduate students which stated the event will be held on Feb. 10 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
According to the Senate Cloakroom's official Twitter account, the vote is scheduled for Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m.
With positive COVID-19 cases among undergraduate students continuing to soar, more students than ever need advice on what to do after receiving a positive test result.
A total of 757 community members tested positive for COVID-19 during the week of Jan. 30 to Feb. 5 — continuing a three-week increasing trend.
Gutmann was confirmed by a vote of 54 to 42 when the Senate convened Tuesday afternoon. President Joe Biden officially nominated Gutmann after months of speculation on July 2, 2021.
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.
Pritchett will serve until University of Virginia Provost M. Elizabeth "Liz" Magill begins her tenure as Penn's ninth president on July 1. He will be the first Black individual to serve as Penn president.
Students who report their positive test can expect instant information and answers from PennOpen Pass and will automatically be put on the Penn Wellness team’s radar.
The memorandum of agreement between the two institutions was confirmed at a Jan. 27 School District of Philadelphia board meeting with no dissenting votes.
In a Feb. 1 email, Penn announced that the restriction on indoor social gatherings and event registration will remain, citing the doubling of COVID-19 positivity among undergraduate students.
The case was originally brought against Harvard University in 2014 by conservative activist group Students for Fair Admissions on the basis that Harvard and the University of North Carolina discriminate against white and Asian American applicants.
Citing Penn’s almost 100% vaccination rate and recent campus record high positivity rates, the petition demands the University remove the booster shot requirement.
Wax, who has worked at Penn for two decades, decried the current state of higher education and the conservative political movement in the United States.
The investigation led to extensive national media coverage and strong reactions from the University community, drawing attention to what it means to qualify as a first-generation, low-income student in higher education.
In a Jan. 7 email to the Penn community, administrators announced that all community members in campus buildings must either double-mask or wear a KN95 or N95 mask.