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20 hours ago
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to five students — from Hong Kong, Sudan, China, and Australia — who are excited for in-person learning, but concerned about cases in the United States compared to the more limited spread in their home countries. 
20 hours ago
The seminar, entitled "Drug Pricing: Policy and Politics," featured American Enterprise Institute senior fellow Benedic Ippolito, Washington University law professor Rachel Sachs, and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health scientist Mariana Socal.
22 hours ago
In a tight race, Krasnow captured 192 votes to runner-up Wharton first year Swarith Reddy's 189.
22 hours ago
The 12 students who participated in the virtual internship worked with 14 solar energy sites in six states from May to late August. 
09/17/21 11:52am
Penn’s campus is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, but students with disabilities are struggling to find accessible entrances, navigate buildings without elevators, and secure accessible on-campus housing.
09/16/21 11:41pm
Campaigning for the New Student Elections — which began on Sept. 14 — will look the same as it would in a typical year, although candidates must continue to abide by the University’s COVID-19 guidelines.
09/16/21 10:46pm
Penn also earned the No. 8 spot in this year's overall ranking of national universities.
09/16/21 1:21am
AAUP-Penn is doubling down on their push for Penn to allow instructors to choose whether to teach in person or virtually.
09/15/21 11:38pm
The fall 2021 semester marks the beginning of the University's new block schedule format, which created standardized class start times and eliminated the possibility of back-to-back classes.
09/15/21 11:26pm
The prize awarded $3 million dollars to Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research Drew Weissman and Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery Katalin Karikó for their research on mRNA-based vaccines.
09/15/21 12:33am
Eleven Navy team members with deployments around the globe will promote new approaches to civilian and military health care.
09/15/21 12:30am
The exhibit was created by 2011 Weitzman School of Design graduate Martha Rich, who was inspired by aspects of her daily life. 
09/15/21 12:26am
After having adapted their instruction methods for the last year and a half, many of these professors said those changes are here to stay — at least for now.
09/15/21 12:26am
La Salle conducted classes online from Sept. 7 to Sept. 10 due to a "concentrated increase" in positive cases. 
09/14/21 5:29pm
Penn currently has a positivity rate of 1.11%, a vaccination rate of 97% among faculty and undergraduates, and no classroom transmission has been found.
09/14/21 12:55am
Krasner answered questions from Penn and Philadelphia community members regarding his work on criminal justice reform, his recent win in the Democratic primary, and the role of higher voter turnout in the primary election. 
09/14/21 12:19am
Christopher Woods sat down with The Daily Pennsylvanian to discuss his goals and how the Museum will address widespread criticism — including towards the Museum's "unethical possession" of the Morton Cranial Collection and its handling of MOVE bombing remains — under his tenure.
09/14/21 12:02am
Penn experts on climate action, some of whom contributed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, are emphasizing the urgency of climate action and reaching net-zero carbon emissions.
09/13/21 11:15pm
PWBM examined the Senate budget reconciliation proposal under two scenarios: that the non-health spending provisions expire after 10 years, and that the provisions continue indefinitely.
09/13/21 11:13pm
While there will still be optional virtual programming, Kite and Key and Penn Admissions said the return of in-person tours will help prospective students engage with the Penn community.