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13 hours ago
MERT, a student-run organization that responds to medical emergencies in the Penn community, has responded to more incidents relating to general medical emergencies than student intoxication this semester, in a break from previous years.
16 hours ago
The study suggests that expanding police forces could be effective for reducing homicides, particularly in cases where victims are more likely to be Black.
17 hours ago
College senior Nicholas Thomas-Lewis from Kimball, Nebraska and Wharton and Engineering senior Raveen Kariyawasam from Colombo, Sri Lanka bring Penn’s total number of Rhodes Scholars to 33. 
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At-risk groups include older populations, people with HIV, and those with drug addiction.
11/18/21 11:35pm
The awards are given to recognize the achievements of innovative Weitzman students, faculty, and alumni, as well as leaders in architecture and planning outside of the Penn community.
11/18/21 11:24pm
The money, intended for “emergency purchases during the COVID-19 pandemic,” was misused, according to Rhynhart. 
11/18/21 10:51pm
The theme of this year’s Beyond Business lecture series is examining business and corporations through the lens of environmental, social, and governance concerns.
11/18/21 10:33pm
Benny's was initially set to open in spring 2020 but was delayed due to the sudden closure of the University in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
11/18/21 10:14pm
Patients of different races and genders received the guideline-recommended care at the same rate when doctors connected with peer networks. 
11/18/21 10:08pm
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health encouraged children to get vaccinated to offset a larger surge in cases as cold weather arrives and the holiday season approaches.
11/18/21 9:57pm
The team from the Perelman School of Medicine found two potential pathways to target the two variants of the gene that make some Black Americans more susceptible to COVID-19 and sepsis complications.
11/18/21 1:02am
For spring 2022, 191 Penn students have been accepted to study abroad in 45 different programs across 18 countries — a significant jump from the 39 students currently studying abroad in just seven countries.
11/18/21 12:16am
The University is adding multi-stall, all-gender bathrooms for future buildings on campus, but student groups are still advocating for renovations to existing buildings that are popular among community members. 
11/17/21 10:19pm
About 60 students attended the hybrid event to listen to four Penn alumni share their personal experiences in consulting and the skills they believed aided them in their career successes. 
11/17/21 9:41pm
Near Penn’s campus, street closures will include Market Street, Chestnut Street, Walnut Street, and 34th Street on Saturday and Sunday.
11/17/21 9:53am
The student workers, some of whom identify as first generation and low income, were surprised and disappointed after the sudden layoff.
11/16/21 11:35pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé said the majority of the cases were linked to either travel to areas with lower vaccination rates or transmission by unvaccinated family members.
11/16/21 11:33pm
The University's emphasis on in-person instruction for spring 2022 applies to all four undergraduate schools.
11/16/21 11:08pm
Roberts argues that the child welfare system means something different for Black children and white children because Black children live in greater fear of being separated from their parents.
11/16/21 10:52pm
"Mission Unstoppable," which began airing in 2019, is a television series highlighting women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.