Penn's experts maintain that those who graduate with the highest amount of student loan debt often end up with higher earnings after graduating from four-year university programs.
After feeling left out of the University's COVID-19 decision making process, professors formed a new chapter of the American Association of University Professors in hopes of giving faculty members a greater voice on campus.
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé and Chief Operating Officer for Wellness Services Erika Gross confirmed that students had been creating fake green PennOpen Passes to access campus buildings when they did not actually meet the required criteria to enter that building.
The livestream events are an hour long, with 40 to 45 minutes of performance and 15 minutes of discussion with the artists, during which audience members can ask the performers questions directly.
Multiple posts levy accusations against Penn’s Chemistry Department, leading the department to apologize to certain students for their "negative experiences" related to the department, but the University as a whole has taken no such steps.
Comprised of print books, e-books, videos, and streamable audio, the list of librarian-recommended resources aims to help students explore the works and lives of Black Americans.
As May approaches and the threat of COVID-19 still looms large, many universities are reconsidering their plans to hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the classes of 2020 and 2021.
The new clinic has the potential to double the number of vaccine doses administered in Philadelphia each week.
The panelists expressed hope at the party would distance itself from former President Donald Trump now that he is out of office.
University officials announced the three projects are all set to begin construction in 2022 and will carry steep price tags.
Although the University does not yet know when vaccines will be available for students, Pritchett said it is prepared for quick and seamless distribution.
The panelists addressed systemic racism within the criminal justice system, and suggested several reforms to limit racial discrimination.
University Architect Mark Kocent said several new all-gender bathrooms have been built in the past year, and more renovations to incorporate all-gender bathrooms into the buildings' designs are underway.
Next year's cost of attendance will total $79,014. The increase is notably lower than the typical 3.9% annual tuition hike, a move Penn President Amy Gutmann said is intended to benefit families amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wellnest is the newest part of the University's Penn Cares program to help the Penn community cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The club, Penn Bucket, will host events for its members that lead them to venture outside of the “Penn bubble” and explore Philadelphia.
Users must input their zip code, select their state, or enable location services and FindAShot automatically finds available appointments, a list of local vaccine providers, and statewide eligibility guidelines.
The center will bring together more than 60 faculty members across more than 10 departments in SAS, the Engineering School, and the Perelman School of Medicine to conduct interdisciplinary research.
As students continue to host in-person gatherings in off- and on-campus locations, Penn Police Department officers responding to the parties are voicing concerns over contracting the virus while on the job.
Patients at the community sites are served by third and fourth-year dental students, who work under the supervision of faculty members.