Those who support public banking believe it could address issues ranging from racial justice to climate change and the power of big finance.
A semester-long program, the Penn in Washington Program affords a cohort of about 25 students the opportunity to work part-time as interns in D.C., while also taking four course credits taught by Penn professors in Washington.
Pottruck reopened some of its facilities to all undergraduate students on Feb. 24 after piloting COVID-19 protocols that proved successful.
Restaurants may now have six people per table outdoors and professional sports teams are allowed to have spectators at a limited capacity.
In Pennsylvania, new census data has the potential to alter the current nine-nine congressional delegation tie between Republicans and Democrats.
Increasing the number of vaccinations to three million per day would add more than two million jobs and increase peak GDP by approximately one percent during summer 2021.
The Dean of Students said low COVID-19 positivity and consistent use of Harvard's symptom checker makes her hopeful for the fall semester.
About 70% of respondees said they believe their peers are not acting responsibly and over 71% said they know someone who has attended a gathering of over 10 people this semester.
Panelists discussed the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on students of color and low-income students who may not have access to resources crucial to remote learning.
The new concentration will be administered through the Management Department, and will provide course offerings spanning seven departments, including Healthcare Management; Marketing; Operations, Information, and Decisions; Legal Studies; and Real Estate.
Sixty percent of survey respondents who identified as African American or Black reported that someone once claimed their racial identity unfairly contributed to their acceptance to the Engineering School, in comparison to 7.81% of Asian and 7.58% of white respondents.
The administration will invoke the Defense Production Act to increase production of vaccine materials and acquire needed medical supplies.
Temple also plans to re-open residence halls, dining halls, academic buildings, and athletic and recreational facilities in the fall.
Starting on Monday, 53 elementary schools in the Philadelphia School District will allow eligible pre-K through second grade students to attend in-person classes twice a week.
The study found that levels of economic prosperity across the U.S. directly correlated to death rates from heart disease and stroke in middle-aged Americans.
Each dental student will work at the Care Center under faculty supervision, spending about 5% of their fourth year at the center.
City residents who are included in Phase 1b of vaccine distribution or live in zip codes that are hardest hit by COVID-19 will be able to receive a walk-up vaccination at the consortium’s sites.
Officials intended for the clinic to be open only for essential workers, SEPTA employees, and federal employees. Once the link was leaked, however, the city had no way to restrict who signed up.
Each year the award is given to four to six graduating seniors, recent graduates, professional students, or current graduate students at Penn to fund two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom.
The app, which launched on Feb. 19, aims to dispel the notion that the University has no direct ties to slavery and challenge the way users view Penn and its campus.