Lockdown Letters has expanded their reach to target all essential workers, after focusing exclusively on health care workers at the start of the pandemic.
The losses are due primarily to reduced tuition and a decline in enrollment.
Study authors believe stronger enforcement of the National Voter Registration Act, which prevents states from removing voter registrants from rolls without a clear indication that a registrant has moved or died, might help relieve issues.
Penn Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania ranked No. 90 and No. 92, respectively.
The University of Pennsylvania Health system discontinued the practice after discussions with the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
While Penn Global Seminars include an abroad component either during winter break, spring break, or summer break, where students visit the country they learn about in class, the courses now follow the Collaborative Online International Learning format.
This year, students are able to request housing in New College House West for the first time. Penn is also set to return to regular occupancy levels in college houses next year.
Students with a red PennOpen Pass are automatically enrolled in the COVID Navigator program and receive daily text messages checking in on their well-being.
The University will also continue to update faculty and staff on plans to return to in-person work, as well as the potential of returning to in-person classes in the fall and research projects, according an email from University administrators.
While Penn reduced its mandatory quarantine period for students who are exposed to COVID-19, spending this much time physically away from others has proven difficult — emotionally, socially, and academically — for students.
Anyone living or working in Philadelphia can demonstrate interest in getting the vaccine through a form at the city’s sign-up page or by calling the city’s COVID-19 call center.
The fall semester will closely resemble a traditional instructional experience with a full range of online classes available as well.
Penn's experts maintain that those who graduate with the highest amount of student loan debt often end up with higher earnings after graduating from four-year university programs.
After feeling left out of the University's COVID-19 decision making process, professors formed a new chapter of the American Association of University Professors in hopes of giving faculty members a greater voice on campus.
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé and Chief Operating Officer for Wellness Services Erika Gross confirmed that students had been creating fake green PennOpen Passes to access campus buildings when they did not actually meet the required criteria to enter that building.
The livestream events are an hour long, with 40 to 45 minutes of performance and 15 minutes of discussion with the artists, during which audience members can ask the performers questions directly.
Multiple posts levy accusations against Penn’s Chemistry Department, leading the department to apologize to certain students for their "negative experiences" related to the department, but the University as a whole has taken no such steps.
Comprised of print books, e-books, videos, and streamable audio, the list of librarian-recommended resources aims to help students explore the works and lives of Black Americans.
As May approaches and the threat of COVID-19 still looms large, many universities are reconsidering their plans to hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the classes of 2020 and 2021.
The new clinic has the potential to double the number of vaccine doses administered in Philadelphia each week.