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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.
03/04/21 12:29am
The administration will invoke the Defense Production Act to increase production of vaccine materials and acquire needed medical supplies.
03/04/21 12:26am
Temple also plans to re-open residence halls, dining halls, academic buildings, and athletic and recreational facilities in the fall.
03/04/21 12:20am
Starting on Monday, 53 elementary schools in the Philadelphia School District will allow eligible pre-K through second grade students to attend in-person classes twice a week.
03/04/21 12:15am
The study found that levels of economic prosperity across the U.S. directly correlated to death rates from heart disease and stroke in middle-aged Americans.
03/04/21 12:03am
Each dental student will work at the Care Center under faculty supervision, spending about 5% of their fourth year at the center. 
03/03/21 6:52pm
City residents who are included in Phase 1b of vaccine distribution or live in zip codes that are hardest hit by COVID-19 will be able to receive a walk-up vaccination at the consortium’s sites.
03/03/21 6:49pm
Officials intended for the clinic to be open only for essential workers, SEPTA employees, and federal employees. Once the link was leaked, however, the city had no way to restrict who signed up.