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Penn replaced QuakerNet with MyPenn as its alumni database system in late October, improving search functions and engagement features.
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With Penn welcoming students back to campus this semester, about half of on-campus Greek life chapter houses will open at reduced capacity, 
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Students expressed disagreement with Penn Hillel's pro-Israel stance which they said makes it an exclusionary space for some progressive students.
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The displays showcase many different objects from Penn's laboratories, including both a Neanderthal tooth from 40,000 BCE and a ceramic cooking pot from 1967. 
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Levine is currently the face of Pennsylvania's COVID-19 response, serving as the top health official in the commonwealth. She would become the highest-ranking openly transgender official to serve in the federal government.
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Philadelphia's official registration site will allow people to sign up to be notified when they become eligible for the vaccine.
01/21/21 1:47am
The letter was co-authored by University of York Ph.D. candidate Liz Quinlan, the speaker that Prof. Robert Schuyler engaged in a brief altercation with at the Society for Historical Archaeology conference before he used the Nazi phrase and salute.
01/21/21 1:45am
Students and RAGAs reported that some first years are gathering in large groups, violating the Quiet Period. Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé confirmed that Penn has intervened with some students who have violated these guidelines, but added that no COVID-19 clusters among students are currently known.
01/21/21 1:36am
The University reported 85 positive COVID-19 cases during the week of Jan. 10 to Jan. 16.
01/21/21 1:19am
The show, which can be viewed virtually through May, includes 60 portraits of former First Ladies, spanning all of U.S. history from Martha Washington to Melania Trump. 
01/20/21 10:50pm
Pennsylvania expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to include residents aged 65 and older and individuals with high-risk health conditions.
01/20/21 7:18pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with five students who were admitted early decision to the Class of 2025 after navigating an unprecedented year for college application processes. Here are their stories.
01/20/21 5:57pm
From Jan. 10-17, thousands of students returned to campus for the spring semester during a move-in period unlike any other. Here's what it looked like.
01/20/21 1:04pm
Biden, a former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice, was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States this afternoon in a ceremony markedly different from any other inauguration in the nation's history. 
01/20/21 9:57am
While Philadelphia places higher-education employees in phase 1C of vaccine distribution, the Medical School sent an email to its staff on Jan. 12 stating that the school is placing employees in phase 1B.
01/20/21 8:00am
Beatrice Forman will lead the newly elected 34th Street executive board as editor-in-chief, along with campus editor Chelsey Zhu, culture editor Mehek Boparai, and assignments editor Karin Hananel. Forman and her team plan on shaping Street into a publication with a consistent output of high-quality social justice coverage that amplifies the voices of marginalized communities on Penn’s campus.
01/20/21 8:00am
Led by Wharton junior and DP President Dane Greisiger, the 137th board consists of 26 student leaders who are ready to take charge amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Greisiger and his team plan to devote their board terms to driving indispensable news coverage as well as facilitating the success of the organization's student staffers. 
01/20/21 8:00am
Collectively, Greisiger, Pintado-Urbanc, and Ahn will make up the "big three" leaders of the company. Together, they aim to improve representation of diverse communities in news coverage as well as within the organization.
01/20/21 8:00am
As editor-in-chief, Morrison coordinated the launch of UTB’s first regular weekly newsletter, continued to introduce interactive content formats such as quizzes, and formed a broader coalition of comedy groups at Penn to recruit new members. Morrison said he was proud to maintain regular output despite difficult circumstances.
01/20/21 12:20am
A new slate of Penn affiliates will serve in leadership roles within the Biden-Harris administration, ranging from the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach to Biden's White House COVID-19 Response Team.