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15 hours ago
Penn announced on Monday that it would pay laid-off dining workers employed by Bon Appétit Management Company through May 15.
15 hours ago
George Washington University professor Silvio Waisbord spoke about the online intimidation of journalists in a virtual event hosted by the Annenberg School for Communication. 
16 hours ago
The stay-at-home order began at 8 p.m. on April 1 and will continue until April 30, Governor Tom Wolf announced.
16 hours ago
To celebrate Women's History Month, the group published three new pages and added new information to 20 other Wikipedia articles about notable Penn-affiliated women.
16 hours ago
As doctors, nurses, and other staff work to ensure health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Hilton offered the option for those who cannot return to their homes.
19 hours ago
Penn Medicine took to Twitter on Thursday to thank the "Truth Hurts" singer for providing lunch to its emergency room staff earlier this week.
04/02/20 12:57am
While Penn Democrats officially endorsed Biden in late March, Penn for Bernie said their group has no plans to support Biden’s campaign unless he adopts leftist policies that address issues pertinent to younger voters.
04/02/20 12:55am
Penn Abroad announced the cancellation of its Global Research & Internship Program on March 17, giving approximately 150 students about two months to iron out their summer plans.
04/01/20 4:14pm
Due to the coronavirus outbreak and Philadelphia's indefinite stay-at-home order, Penn will conduct most summer academic sessions remotely. 
04/01/20 12:58am
Last week, former Senate staffer Tara Reade alleged that Joe Biden sexually assaulted her when she worked in his senate office in 1993. The Biden campaign denied the allegation.
04/01/20 12:25am
The UA-administered survey, conducted from March 20 to March 30, garnered responses from 944 students across all four undergraduate schools, according to the report. 
03/31/20 10:34pm
Hahnemann University Hospital closed in September 2019 when owner Joel Freedman requested the city $1 million a month for rent. The hospital will remain closed and unable to treat coronavirus patients.
03/30/20 10:52pm
Construction of the HUP Pavilion building has been accelerated to complete 120 new patient rooms by mid-April in order to accommodate increasing demands for medical resources amidst the outbreak. 
03/30/20 10:42pm
The funds will go to affected workers as well as the PHL COVID-19 Fund, which is helping local nonprofits stay afloat during the pandemic. 
03/30/20 3:57pm
Bon Appétit had previously planned to lay off approximately 140 workers in the retail dining cafes and Falk Dining Commons without pay at the end of March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
03/29/20 10:45pm

Last month, Shakira performed at the Super Bowl. Now, she's taking a Penn course.

Philosophy professor and undergraduate chair Susan Sauvé Meyer said the lecture Shakira was watching in the video is from her online Coursera course titled Ancient Philosophy: Plato and His Predecessors.
03/29/20 10:38pm
In light of the coronavirus outbreak, five Ivy League schools — including Penn — have implemented an opt-in pass/fail policy, while three are mandatory pass/fail.
03/29/20 10:04pm
Harvard University, Stanford University, and Columbia University have established policies that make all classes graded on a pass/fail, pass/no credit, or satisfactory/no credit basis.
03/29/20 8:18pm
Students commended the school's transparency in the decision-making process and thanked the school for listening to student opinion before making a final decision. 
03/28/20 11:11pm
Students praised the lecture, which analyzed policies intended to combat the coronavirus and their economic impacts, for its interdisciplinary approach.