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03/08/21 11:54pm
The app was first launched by a group of students at Dartmouth College and has since spread to 40 colleges and universities.
03/08/21 11:31pm
The two hospitals, which were ranked together, fell 15 spots in the world ranking and six spots in the national ranking. 
03/08/21 5:16pm
The advance registration period for fall courses will now be held from April 13 through April 23, instead of the previously scheduled March 22 through April 4.
03/08/21 3:12am
63-year-old veteran and activist Jamal Johnson has started another hunger strike, alleging inaction on behalf of the City of Philadelphia towards the city's gun violence crisis.
03/08/21 1:10am
Crimes listed were reported to Penn's Division of Public Safety in the Penn Patrol Zone from March 1 to March 7. 
03/08/21 12:58am
Some FGLI students criticized the lack of flexibility of meal plans because of their high costs and the large number of meal swipes and Dining Dollars they come with. 
03/07/21 11:49pm
The event, titled “Addressing Social Needs to Improve Health,” featured a panel of health care and social work experts, who discussed health care’s role in filling social service gaps. 
03/07/21 10:29pm
Swarthmore joins other local colleges and universities, such as Temple and Penn State, who have announced plans for an on-campus fall semester. Penn has yet to make an official decision.
03/07/21 10:10pm
The study examined the effectiveness of Pennsylvania’s Opioid Hospital Quality Improvement Program, which offers financial compensation to hospitals that provide treatment to patients who visit an emergency department with complications from opioid use. 
03/05/21 2:14am
Those who support public banking believe it could address issues ranging from racial justice to climate change and the power of big finance.
03/05/21 12:57am
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.
03/05/21 12:56am
Pottruck reopened some of its facilities to all undergraduate students on Feb. 24 after piloting COVID-19 protocols that proved successful.
03/05/21 12:34am
Restaurants may now have six people per table outdoors and professional sports teams are allowed to have spectators at a limited capacity.
03/04/21 11:19pm
In Pennsylvania, new census data has the potential to alter the current nine-nine congressional delegation tie between Republicans and Democrats.
03/04/21 11:15pm
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.
03/04/21 11:08pm
The Dean of Students said low COVID-19 positivity and consistent use of Harvard's symptom checker makes her hopeful for the fall semester.
03/04/21 2:29am
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.
03/04/21 2:06am
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.
03/04/21 1:53am
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. 
03/04/21 1:42am
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.