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8 hours ago
In front of a crowd of nearly 4,000, Trump doubled down on his previous rhetoric relating to immigration, crime, and the economy and attacked President and former Penn professor Joe Biden.
11 hours ago
According to a press release from Penn Libraries United, a “supermajority of eligible library staff have signed union representation cards.”
12 hours ago
Among Ivy League students receiving financial aid, University of Pennsylvania alumni have the highest median income 10 years after matriculation.
06/20/24 6:00am
Also, the Mason on Chestnut received a Cease Operations Order from the City of Philadelphia.
06/19/24 10:14pm
The event — the second annual Juneteenth Festival — featured a family-friendly event to celebrate the holiday and encourage visitors year-round.
06/19/24 9:14pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with several campus leaders and local experts about the new guidelines — which explicitly ban encampments, among other divisive rulings — and compiled the resulting reactions.
06/18/24 9:26pm
The University of Pennsylvania Health System has appointed Julia Puchtler to serve as senior vice president and chief financial officer starting on July 1. She will succeed Keith Kasper, the CFO for the last 20 years, who recently acquired the position of executive vice president and chief administrative officer of UPHS. 
06/18/24 11:39am
Penn Medicine recently announced that it is phasing out desflurane, a potent greenhouse gas used in anesthesia.
06/18/24 11:39am
The amicus urges the court to reject the arguments for immunity by Trump and claims that “any form of immunity doctrine is both unnecessary to protect the interests of the presidency and ultimately dangerous for U.S. national security.”
06/18/24 11:25am
The experimental vaccine could help manage the existing H5N1 outbreak and also prevent human infections. 
06/18/24 10:31am
Penn Washington aims to “enrich the connection between federal and global policy makers and Penn faculty, students, and staff” by establishing connections between three programs. 
06/17/24 12:13am
Out of a pool of 65,235 applicants, 3,508 students were admitted, resulting in an acceptance rate of 5.4%.
06/17/24 12:12am
The complaint claimed bias on the side of the University’s student government, citing the Fair Practices Code for Referenda that the Nominations and Elections Committee of the University’s student government must abide by.
06/14/24 7:54pm
A sign posted by the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections states that the building is “ordered vacated immediately” because of several code violations and details several corrective actions required to lift the order. 
06/13/24 9:27pm
The policy states that “[n]ews media are required to produce credentials when requested by University Communications” and may be asked to limit the filiming of specific campus locations to ensure campus security.
06/13/24 6:00am
Also, Interim Penn President Larry Jameson will remain in his role through the 2026 academic year. 
06/12/24 11:14pm
The analysis found that the guidelines increase the powers of Penn’s vice provost for University Life, redefine events on campus as inherently private to the University community, and specifically prohibit many of the tactics used by demonstrators on campus in recent years.
06/11/24 11:39pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to several students about their reactions to the outcome of Trump's trial.
06/11/24 11:38pm
The new two-year contract will provide RAs with a $3,000 stipend, 150 meals, and a $750 contract ratification payment for RAs who worked during the most recent spring semester.
06/11/24 9:53pm
Philadelphia City Councilmember Nicolas O’Rourke invited United RAs at Penn to speak to City Council on May 16 about Penn’s union-busting tactics and to advocate for the resolution.