Undergraduate students who completed their graduation requirements in August or December 2020 will now be able to participate in the May 17 in-person ceremony.
Wharton professor Eric W. Orts and Penn alumnus Stephen Sheller, a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, penned an open letter on Feb. 18 requesting that the University begin an investigation of the former president’s alleged fraud.
Director of Campus Health Ashlee Halbritter said the 49 total undergraduate cases can largely be attributed to student travel during the two "Spring Stay" days.
University spokesperson Stephen MacCarthy did not respond to a request for comment about whether the University is aware of the petition and if it is considering moving the date of commencement, which coincides with Shavuot.
The Penn Epistle published its first journal article in December 2020 and has since posted weekly columns about community, truth, worldview, and praise on its website.
Reviews with comments related to staff dedication were associated with positive experiences, while comments about professionalism and communication were strongly correlated with negative reviews.
The study, published on March 17 in PLOS ONE, found that gun use on prime-time television dramas in the United States increased significantly from 2008 to 2018.
The study found the strongest associations between head injuries and the development of dementia among female participants and white participants.
The team found that because these infants receive care in lower quality hospitals, they are more likely to have poor health outcomes.
Members are currently planning for Amnesty International's National Week of Student Action, which will take place from April 3 to April 11.
The Alpha Phi International Fraternity banned the chapter from holding in-person and virtual events until May 11, at which date the chapter's status will be reviewed again based on the University investigation.
Philadelphia's decision to allow walk-ins at its federally run vaccination site has shown signs of early success in improving the racial equity of vaccine distribution. It has also, however, led to a large number of local, ineligible college students attempting to get vaccinated.
The Google News Initiative awarded funding to FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias to combat COVID-19 immunization misinformation in United States Hispanic households.
The event — which some student and faculty leaders say is an important step in a longer process of voicing climate concerns to administrators — will take place on April 7 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
President Joe Biden said that he does not support canceling loan debt for "people who have gone to Harvard and Yale and Penn" at a February town hall, sparking backlash from first-generation, low-income students.
Three in 10 residents of wealthier areas downtown have already received their first dose of the vaccine while in a nearby majority-Black area, the rate is only three in 50 residents.
As COVID-19 continues to restrict study abroad and internship options, students can participate in Penn Aboard's new Virtual Internships Abroad program, which provides them with work experiences at companies around the world.
1997 Wharton graduate Jessica Haller, who grew up in the Bronx, is running as a Democrat to represent the 11th District in the New York City Council in a special election held on March 23.
Soulsmile Club is a tech nonprofit that donates up to 20% of online purchases to charity at no additional cost to the user.
To commemorate the 52 weeks since the University was evacuated, The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to 52 members of the Penn community, who shared how the pandemic has impacted their lives.