Both Biden and Trump have made a number of visits to Pennsylvania in recent weeks in an effort to secure the commonwealth’s 20 electoral votes.
Although it may be the end of October, the weather is still perfect for working outside. Grab a sweater, a laptop, and head to these on-campus locations to bring your virtual classes into the real world, while practicing social-distancing guidelines.
The supermarket, which will replace The Fresh Grocer after its closure in March, features a variety of take-out stations including sushi and poke bowl, Asian hot eats, focaccia pizza, and BBQ. The store will operate daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Penn professor Roger Smith and former presidents of the American Political Science Association argued in a recent op-ed that media networks will not be able to call the 2020 election fairly. But Penn's elections experts who work in the NBC News Decision Desk disagree, calling Smith's claim entirely misinformed.
The Health Communications and Equity Lab aims to design "culturally responsive communication interventions to advance the health and well-being" of diverse populations.
The artifact was chosen as part of the Penn Museum's new Community Spotlight project, which invites the public to vote first on a universal theme, and then again on an artifact to represent the chosen theme
The event featured 2007 Wharton graduate Chris Bennett and 1993 Wharton graduate Josh Kopelman speaking to Wharton Dean Erika James and Wharton Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Karl Ulrich.
Lambda Alliance has manually matched eighty students so far in the program and will notify more students of their matches by the end of October.
The professorship will be awarded to a scholar in the College of Arts and Sciences, with a preference for a scholar focused on data science.
Gather, also known as Gather.town, simulates buildings and classrooms on campus where students, professors, and teaching assistants can interact with one another through personal avatars during office hours.
Penn climbed the rankings from the No. 17 spot in 2020.
College and Wharton sophomores Henry Le and Ananya Dewan started the Connected Care Initiative, which aims to bring medical care to vulnerable refugee populations through telehealth.
This semester, the AfroWellness initiative is holding events for managing stress and anxiety and discussing issues that have arisen due to the pandemic, like feeling isolated.
In August, the Performing Arts Council and the Platt Performing Arts House announced that students cannot congregate in-person to produce content this semester because campus was still closed.
The former president ended the day with a ticketed “drive-in rally” outside Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia, during which he particularly urged Black men, progressives, and other voters to participate in the election in efforts to oust Trump.
Penn cites state regulations for why it cannot change the Academic Calendar without explaining other unforeseen days — such as snow days, and a day off for the 2018 Eagles parade — the University has given off in the past.
Fenjan's editors wrote that their mission is “to give the Penn community a platform to engage with the MENA region—to read about, write about, and reimagine the Middle East for what it is: human."
The program, which will launch in January 2021, will select and fund 10 Nursing students annually across the undergraduate and graduate degree-levels, Director of Media Relations Ron Ozio wrote in a press release.
The UA elected College and Wharton junior Janice Owusu as speaker, Wharton sophomore Carson Sheumaker as secretary, and College and Wharton junior Nikhil Gupta as treasurer.
Van Pelt’s ground floor will be open for individual study from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday as part of the pilot program.