Many first-year students have been sick with coughs, sore throats, congestion, and fatigue — but campus positivity rates for COVID-19 remain low.
European Wax Center opened its University City location last month at 3435 Walnut Street next to Dunkin’.
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education reported losing more than 5,000 students this year in an enrollment drop that resulted in a loss of about $36 million.
The library — a “quiet space” known for its architecture — is expanding its hours to remain open until midnight on Sundays through Thursdays.
With the bill, Philadelphia becomes the first big city to ban these traffic stops that disproportionately affect people of color.
The three-year federal program from the Department of Justice will provide the Philadelphia Police Department with training and assistance in gun violence, community engagement, and crime analysis.
CHOP’s Chief Medical Officer Ron Keren said the increased occupancy rates are a result of a surge in the transmission of non-COVID-19 respiratory viruses and behavioral health issues worsened by pandemic stress.
Students say their piling homework deadlines and exams — due the week immediately after Penn's four-day fall break from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17 — have prevented them from de-stressing and spending time with their loved ones.
The flu clinic — which ran from Oct. 4 through Oct. 8 — was held in Gimbel Gymnasium in Pottruck Health and Fitness Center.
The annual workplace charitable giving campaign aims to address health care disparity, food insecurity, and social justice.
Penn Med researchers collected 90,786 reviews on Yelp and found instances of racism spanning 190 hospitals in 33 states.
Plaintiffs claim Penn Medicine's vaccine mandate violates their right to body autonomy and forces them to engage in political speech.
The researchers who conducted the study examined the common, yet unsupported claim that spinal anesthesia may be safer for patients undergoing surgery for hip fractures.
The University also reported that 97% of faculty and staff and 96% of all students, both graduate and undergraduate, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Students must watch lectures on their own time and work through practice problems in class — a practice that began in fall 2020, when classes were taught entirely online.
This year’s prizes ranged from $40,000 for the grand prize winner to $5,000 with all finalists receiving $6,000 in prizes.
The study concluded that even in cities with close access to health professionals, poorer and primarily Black communities have higher amputation rates.
The awards are a part of the NIH Common Fund’s “High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program," which supports scientists pursuing innovative research in biomedical and social science.
This year, Penn Medicine earned both a Performance Excellence Award and a Quality Award.
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.