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55 minutes ago
According to an email sent to the DP on Wednesday afternoon, Penn will file an amicus brief in today's lawsuit brought by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology against new ICE restrictions barring many international students from studying in the U.S. this fall.
4 hours ago
In her book 'Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,' Mary Trump details how Donald Trump created a toxic family dynamic, accusing him of being a "sociopath."
6 hours ago
Filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the lawsuit seeks to prevent ICE and the Department of Homeland Security from enforcing the policy, arguing it violates the Administrative Procedure Act.
14 hours ago
At universities adopting a hybrid model of instruction, like Penn, international students must continue their studies at least partially in-person to remain in the country,.
15 hours ago
Bon Appétit workers are growing increasingly resentful toward their employer after workers were laid off without pay when Penn asked students to leave campus in mid-March. 
17 hours ago
Each school that has announced a plan so far will implement a hybrid of in-person and remote instruction on campus, with varying levels of in-person instruction.
18 hours ago
He previously served as Utah’s governor from 2005 to 2009, before stepping down to become former President Barack Obama’s ambassador to China. 
18 hours ago
Gelles worked at Penn from 1998 until his retirement in 2014 and served as the Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice from 2003 to 2014. 
19 hours ago
Residential Services contracted moving companies to pack students’ rooms, and told students that they could schedule video conferences with their assigned moving company during the packing process.
07/07/20 1:28am
International students will be prohibited from staying in the United States if taking an entirely online course load at their university this fall, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday. 
07/06/20 1:29am
People are calling for the firing of Annenberg professor Carlin Romano and his removal from NBCC's board following his feedback on the organization's statement about Black Lives Matter.
07/05/20 11:55pm
Rising College senior Owen Voutsinas-Klose, who also serves as co-chair of Penn for Biden, was officially declared a delegate on June 16 after running in Pennsylvania’s primary election on June 2. 
07/05/20 11:51pm
Under Penn's hybrid model, courses with more than 25 students will be recorded and taught remotely while all smaller courses may be taught in person, at the discretion of the individual professor, and with larger seating space permitted. 
07/05/20 11:10pm
Mail-in ballot drop boxes became a central part of the Pennsylvania primary this year, which was delayed from April 28 to June 2 in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.
07/05/20 11:08pm
The speaking intensive seminar, taught in English, will study foundational critical theory alongside recent media, activism, and policy to analyze the pandemic's impact on poor communities and people of color. 
07/05/20 1:44am
Independence Day celebrations in Philadelphia, the birthplace of America, looked very different this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Military aircrafts flew over the city, protesters filled the streets, and unofficial fireworks lit up the sky.
07/03/20 3:34pm
Career fairs, employer information sessions, and interviews will be conducted online to accommodate students who will not return to campus and employer partners who have staff travel restrictions in place. 
07/03/20 1:12am
Penn also spends money on cash grants to University City and the School District of Philadelphia, according to the University's most recent Form 990 from the 2018 fiscal year.
07/03/20 1:06am
The undergraduate chemistry department announced that in fall 2020 and onwards, the 1.0 course unit organic chemistry lab, CHEM 245 Experimental Organic Chemistry, will be offered as two 0.5 course unit labs. 
07/03/20 1:01am
While students expressed an understanding of the importance of coronavirus prevention measures, they believe the restrictions on large gatherings and in-person classes will negatively affect their semester.