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04/16/21 12:39am
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.
04/16/21 12:38am
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.
04/15/21 11:18pm
The podcast, called “Oluswole,” features conversations between Adekeye and his guests, who range from Penn students to family members and high school classmates.
04/15/21 11:00pm
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. 
04/15/21 9:33pm
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.
04/15/21 9:32pm
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.
04/15/21 2:19am
In response to the pandemic, this year's challenge features recommendations for activities that can be performed socially distanced in nature. 
04/15/21 2:18am
The theme for the April 10 conference was “Unknown,” centering around stories of science, discovery, and the human condition. 
04/15/21 1:25am
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. 
04/15/21 12:22am
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.
04/14/21 11:51pm
Sister R&B duo Chloe x Halle will perform Friday night, and rapper Wale and Nigerian singer-songwriter Wizkid will perform Saturday night.
04/14/21 9:37pm
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. 
04/14/21 8:45pm
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.
04/14/21 8:16pm
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. 
04/14/21 8:14pm
The money comes from a $5 billion fund dedicated to emergency housing assistance in the American Rescue Plan.
04/14/21 2:32am
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.
04/14/21 1:09am
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.
04/14/21 12:35am
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.
04/14/21 12:30am
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.
04/14/21 12:20am
College junior Tori Borlase and College and Wharton junior Nikhil Gupta answered questions about how they plan to pursue their respective agendas if elected.