PennPraxis, a center for applied research and outreach at the Weitzman School of Design, is working in collaboration with the Water Center at Penn and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority to improve water quality, reduce flooding and create jobs.
The researchers found that the Sequential Organ Failure Assessment score, which is used in many hospitals to predict how likely a patient is to survive their hospital stay, is racially biased.
The podcast, called “Oluswole,” features conversations between Adekeye and his guests, who range from Penn students to family members and high school classmates.
Penn-affiliated experts believe that the city has seen a more gradual form of gentrification through increased housing prices and new development — making access to affordable housing even more difficult for residents.
The prestigious, merit-based award, created by Congress in 1975 to honor the 33rd president, offers recipients up to $30,000 for graduate or professional school to prepare for a career in public service.
Baumlin, who is the chair of Pennsylvania Hospital's Emergency Medicine Department, co-founded a nonprofit that recruits experts in various fields to produce articles on topics such as education, gun violence, and infrastructure.
In response to the pandemic, this year's challenge features recommendations for activities that can be performed socially distanced in nature.
The theme for the April 10 conference was “Unknown,” centering around stories of science, discovery, and the human condition.
The entirety of the Penn community, including all students, are eligible to receive the vaccine on-campus on April 19, when the city of Philadelphia begins vaccinating all adults.
Protesters marched through Center City and South Philadelphia on April 13 demanding justice for Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was killed by a Minn. police officer.
Sister R&B duo Chloe x Halle will perform Friday night, and rapper Wale and Nigerian singer-songwriter Wizkid will perform Saturday night.
Members of the Glee Club voted unanimously on April 9 to amend its constitution in order to remove gender restrictions for membership of its choir section.
Borlase won the presidency over her opponent, College and Wharton junior Nikhil Gupta, by a margin of 35 votes. College and Wharton junior Janice Owusu won the vice presidency by a margin of 65 votes.
Researchers told Penn Today that these findings do not diminish the losses due to COVID-19, but underscore the daily health hazards that Americans face.
The money comes from a $5 billion fund dedicated to emergency housing assistance in the American Rescue Plan.
The city has yet to respond to inquiries by the United Nations — which were based upon testimonies from Penn community members — regarding allegations of excessive use of force by the Philadelphia Police Department during the Black Lives Matter protests last year.
Several faculty members reported unclear communication from administrators about whether they would be required to teach for extra time, and if so, whether they would be compensated.
Vaccination appointment times for the week of April 19, when all adults in Philadelphia become eligible under Phase 2 of the city's rollout plan, will be released on the scheduling platform by Friday afternoon.
The event, called “Conformity, Propaganda, and the Fight for a Left Future with Noam Chomsky” was co-hosted by Penn Justice Democrats and Penn Against the Occupation, and garnered over 115 attendees.
College junior Tori Borlase and College and Wharton junior Nikhil Gupta answered questions about how they plan to pursue their respective agendas if elected.