Black Restaurant Week, an event that showcases Black-owned restaurants and culinary businesses in the city, took place from June 4 to June 13.
Researchers found that people 18- to 24-years-old who use cellphones while driving are more likely to engage in other impulsive behaviors, establishing a link between impulsivity and car crashes.
The move marks the first time in well over a year that students, faculty, and staff will not be required to wear a mask indoors at Penn, a monumental step towards Penn's plan of holding a fully in-person, on-campus fall semester.
Several students remain concerned about the enforcement of new mask-wearing regulations and the impact they will have on the West Philadelphia community.
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.
The PennMed instructors created the virtual course to help the general public understand the science behind mRNA vaccines and encourage people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Wingard graduated from the Graduate School of Education in 2000 and will be the first Black president of Temple.
After taking a year away from school, many of these now members of the Class of 2025 said they are optimistic about the upcoming semester.
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.
The conference will take place virtually from Aug. 4 to 6 and will feature guest speakers such as celebrity doctor Bill Dorfman and workshop events.
The emails advertised fake research, internship, and job opportunities and requested personal information from students who applied to them.
Dennis Ronel's accident prompted an outpouring of support from family, friends, and Penn alumni, and reignited criticisms of pedestrian safety on Penn's campus.
Penn's Gene Therapy Program signed a lease with Discovery Labs, a company that leases biopharma space for life science research, on May 25, significantly expanding its life science research capacity.
A study done by Penn researchers found that the odor test can detect compounds found in pancreatic and ovarian cancer cells using blood samples from patients.
The Fulbright Program, paid for by the United States government, funds up to 12 months of international experience for the award recipients.
“The world needs more engineers, and I am proud to be Dean of a school that graduates outstanding engineers who are poised to have a tremendous impact on the world,” Kumar wrote in an emailed statement to the DP.
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.
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.
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.
In a joint letter signed by students from 49 other U.S. universities, Penn Chinese intl. students criticized Trump's Presidential Proclamation 10043.