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07/26/21 12:03am
The team visited 9,161 pre-mapped homes and reached over 250 individuals who were initially hesitant to get vaccinated, as of July 13.
07/22/21 12:54am
The study funded by the AHA will focus on how two types of cancer create a higher risk for cardiovascular disease among Black and Hispanic cancer survivors.
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.
07/15/21 1:11am
The recipients of the funding include four Penn alumni, three staff members, one faculty member, five individual students, and one student group.
07/12/21 12:19am
2013 College graduate and Associate Director of La Casa Latina Kareli Lizarraga ended her position on June 30, making Director of La Casa Latina Krista Cortes the only remaining staff member.
07/08/21 1:44am
1989 College graduate William Park's donation to Penn Libraries will fund a five-year lecture series on diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.
07/08/21 1:43am
Dillon Patel — star of the reality TV show “Family Karma” — was awarded the Prism Fellowship, a full-tuition scholarship for an incoming Wharton MBA student who has demonstrated leadership in the LGBTQ community.
07/07/21 7:30pm
The celebration of Pride Month highlighted the sense of unity among queer and allied members of the Penn community.
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.
06/20/21 10:54pm
The hour-long webinar was hosted to commemorate Juneteenth and discussed racism as a power construct and the power of an individual to challenge racial ideas and structures.
06/15/21 10:46pm
Black Restaurant Week, an event that showcases Black-owned restaurants and culinary businesses in the city, took place from June 4 to June 13. 
06/13/21 11:41pm
The statement, released on May 19, has been signed by nearly 330 members of the Penn community and 28 Penn groups and Philadelphia-based organizations.
06/13/21 10:15pm
Wingard graduated from the Graduate School of Education in 2000 and will be the first Black president of Temple.
05/26/21 11:19pm
The Black Ivy Time Capsule is a competition that accepts creative work focused on Black life at the eight Ivy League schools.
05/13/21 2:04am
The 6B is a coalition of Penn’s main minority student groups on campus, including the Penn Association for Gender Equity, UMOJA, Lambda Alliance, Latinx Coalition, United Minorities Council, and Asian Pacific Student Coalition.
05/07/21 12:53am
The program's curriculum includes discussions on the history of feminism, identity and intersectionality, binaries and labels, a critical history of feminism, and discussions about privilege.
04/29/21 2:06am
While the Penn Museum and University administrators have apologized for holding the remains, the Africa family and members of the West Philadelphia community demand further action.
04/28/21 2:58pm
Following nationwide coverage and uproar, the University committed to a "respectful, consultative resolution" with the goal of reuniting the remains with the Africa family, according to an email sent Wednesday afternoon to undergraduates from Provost Wendell Pritchett and Penn Museum Director Christopher Woods.
04/28/21 5:02am
Students who observe Ramadan are rediscovering elements of community as COVID-19 distancing restrictions continue to lift
04/26/21 11:18pm
The Lavender Graduation will take place on May 7 and feature individually designed slides for each graduate, three speakers, as well as two performances from the newly merged gender-inclusive Glee Club.