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10/20/21 11:15pm
The donation will contribute to a new testing location scheduled to open in the fall of 2022 for students who need accommodations.
10/20/21 11:10pm
The strike would affect all SEPTA lines within Philadelphia city limits. Regional rail lines outside the city, as well as the LUCY bus routes in University City, will continue to operate. 
10/20/21 1:13am
About 50 students from a variety of local universities — including Penn, Drexel University, and the University of Delaware — attended the virtual event. 
10/19/21 10:30pm
Screenings will be available on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 18 to Oct. 29.
10/19/21 10:28pm
The in-person events at PWH include panels on careers in human rights, international development, national security, and foreign policy.
10/19/21 10:26pm
Ritchie and Tishkoff are among the 100 new members that were elected to join the academy’s most diverse class of new members, composed of around 50% women and 50% racial minorities.
10/19/21 10:20pm
Steiner first began his tenure as dean on July 1, 2016.
10/19/21 4:30pm
The University requires that all vaccinated students receive at least one COVID-19 test every two weeks, and if they fail to do so, they will receive a red PennOpen Pass until they test negative.
10/19/21 1:11am
Many first-year students have been sick with coughs, sore throats, congestion, and fatigue — but campus positivity rates for COVID-19 remain low.
10/19/21 1:07am
European Wax Center opened its University City location last month at 3435 Walnut Street next to Dunkin’. 
10/19/21 1:06am
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education reported losing more than 5,000 students this year in an enrollment drop that resulted in a loss of about $36 million.
10/18/21 9:29pm
The library — a “quiet space” known for its architecture — is expanding its hours to remain open until midnight on Sundays through Thursdays.
10/18/21 9:06pm
With the bill, Philadelphia becomes the first big city to ban these traffic stops that disproportionately affect people of color.
10/18/21 8:58pm
The three-year federal program from the Department of Justice will provide the Philadelphia Police Department with training and assistance in gun violence, community engagement, and crime analysis.
10/18/21 1:01am
CHOP’s Chief Medical Officer Ron Keren said the increased occupancy rates are a result of a surge in the transmission of non-COVID-19 respiratory viruses and behavioral health issues worsened by pandemic stress. 
10/18/21 1:01am
Students say their piling homework deadlines and exams — due the week immediately after Penn's four-day fall break from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17 — have prevented them from de-stressing and spending time with their loved ones.
10/18/21 12:27am
The flu clinic — which ran from Oct. 4 through Oct. 8 — was held in Gimbel Gymnasium in Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. 
10/18/21 12:25am
The annual workplace charitable giving campaign aims to address health care disparity, food insecurity, and social justice.
10/18/21 12:22am
Penn Med researchers collected 90,786 reviews on Yelp and found instances of racism spanning 190 hospitals in 33 states.
10/18/21 12:17am
Plaintiffs claim Penn Medicine's vaccine mandate violates their right to body autonomy and forces them to engage in political speech.