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09/15/20 7:52pm
Pausing admissions for the 2021-2022 academic year will allow SAS to allocate available funds towards current graduate students who need more time to complete their degrees.
09/15/20 12:36am
Designating a course on Penn InTouch as "asynchronous" removes its meeting times from students' schedules and allows students to register for another class offered in the same time slot.
09/15/20 12:28am
The DP spoke with the directors of all six cultural resource centers to discuss their programming for the online fall semester.
09/15/20 12:18am
The event was held over Zoom Monday night, and is part of Penn Dems' effort this semester to encourage as many people as possible to vote.
09/15/20 12:17am
The election took place from Sept. 12 to 14 after being postponed from earlier this spring by the Nominations and Elections Committee due to the coronavirus outbreak. 
09/14/20 9:47pm
According to the Division of Public Safety's website, around 5:45 p.m. two men in a black Dodge Charger engaged in an argument about parking with another driver, with one displaying a firearm before leaving the area.
09/14/20 1:13pm
Penn was surpassed by Stanford University and the University of Chicago this year, both of which share the No. 6 spot.
09/14/20 12:43am
While Bon Appétit workers will not receive pay this semester, the 113 dining workers directly employed by Penn are not furloughed and will continue to be paid for their typical 40-hour work week.
09/13/20 11:55pm
Penn has moved the coronavirus testing data to the COVID-19 Dashboard and is currently only reporting weekly positive results.
09/13/20 11:10pm
Penn Democrats, College Republicans, Penn for Biden, and the Wharton Politics & Public Policy Club sent a letter to Provost Wendell Pritchett requesting that Penn adjust all classes' attendance accommodations for students seeking to work the polls.
09/13/20 10:41pm
Vindman’s appointment as a Perry World House visiting fellow is the latest step in his transformation from a little-known government official to a prominent anti-Trump national security figure.
09/13/20 9:23pm
A research team led by Penn scientists successfully transplanted insulin-producing cells into multiple animal models.
09/13/20 9:03pm
Grants may range from $100 to $1,000 and can cover expenses such as medical bills, technology repairs, winter and professional clothing, travel over school breaks, and graduate school exam fees.
09/11/20 12:11am
Dubé said the University will take a "data-driven approach" to testing asymptomatic individuals — essentially testing students based on various factors like location – throughout the rest of the semester.
09/10/20 11:53pm
Many students agreed that their social experience has been better than expected, citing opportunities to meet other first years through classes and virtual study groups.
09/10/20 11:49pm
Though upperclassmen with residences in Philadelphia remain eligible to vote, most first years did not live on campus, preventing them from establishing a residence and registering to vote in the state.
09/10/20 11:40pm
1974 College graduate Ben Ginsberg criticized Trump for urging his supporters to vote twice, writing that there is no evidence of widespread fraud in mail-in voting and that voting multiple times is illegal.
09/10/20 11:39pm
Penn English Ph.D. student Joseph Earl Thomas won the 2020 Chautauqua Janus Prize for “Reality Marble,” a memoir based on his childhood in Philadelphia.
09/10/20 11:25pm
The university announced on Thursday that remaining students who wish to return to Brown’s residence halls are permitted to do so between Sept. 18 to Sept. 20. 
09/10/20 10:44pm
The researchers will study two different approaches for implementing firearm safety programs in pediatric primary care and evaluate their impacts.