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06/09/21 11:48pm
Students are concerned the vaccine mandate could force international students to move to the United States earlier and cause them to miss New Student Orientation activities and in-person classes.
06/06/21 11:44pm
The three winning teams were awarded grants of up to $100,000 to implement projects that address eradicating or reducing racism, achieving educational equity, or reducing health disparities. 
06/06/21 11:29pm
The changes, which took effect on June 2, come as positive cases of the novel coronavirus have plunged to the lowest level in the city since fall 2020.
06/04/21 9:21pm
All offices, conference rooms, classrooms, and labs are available to use at full capacity, and PennOpen Pass will no longer be used to enter buildings.
06/02/21 11:27pm
The study found that the labor productivity of children who participated in online learning due to COVID-19 school closures decreased. 
06/02/21 7:02pm
Together for West Philadelphia, a health equity nonprofit, gifted $72,000 to the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium to provide free COVID-19 tests and vaccines to communities most impacted by the pandemic.
06/01/21 5:15pm
Penn is the fourth Ivy League institution — following Brown, Columbia, and Yale — to require that its employees receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
05/25/21 7:24pm
A recent study on the RAPID test developed by a team at Penn Medicine found that it can detect COVID-19 within four minutes.
05/24/21 2:34am
The University of Pennsylvania Health System is one of the first health systems in the country to require all of its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
05/24/21 2:30am
The eight institutions are all planning to resume in-person learning for fall 2021, and are also preparing to potentially implement a number of health and safety measures.
05/21/21 8:11pm
Both the City of Philadelphia and Penn will still require that masks are worn indoors until at least June 11, when the city plans to reevaluate the policy.
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. 
05/19/21 2:05pm
The updated guidelines remove restrictions on Penn-affiliated travel, allow departments to host visitors on campus, and permit the use of on-campus spaces.
05/18/21 1:10am
While friends and families of graduates weren't allowed into Franklin Field as spectators this year, here's what the unusual commencement honoring the Class of 2021 looked like.
05/16/21 11:15pm
From May 2 through May 8, only four undergraduate students tested positive, less than 0.10% of students who were tested for COVID-19.
05/16/21 6:20pm
The Class of 2021's final year at Penn was marked by pandemic-induced modifications to academics and campus life, featuring online classes, COVID-19 testing, and a largely shuttered campus.
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.
04/29/21 10:55pm
Director of Campus Health Ashlee Halbritter said the continued low case count was good news and urged students to continue following public health guidelines as the end of the semester nears.
04/28/21 11:05pm
City Health Commissioner Thomas Farley said at a press conference the the rate of new COVID-19 cases decreased in the city last week, allowing for the loosening of restrictions.
04/28/21 12:01am
The University's on-campus clinic will also be accepting walk-ins in an effort to make vaccinations as accessible as possible, Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé said.