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02/04/22 12:17pm
Pritchett will serve until University of Virginia Provost M. Elizabeth "Liz" Magill begins her tenure as Penn's ninth president on July 1. He will be the first Black individual to serve as Penn president. 
02/04/22 12:22am
Students who report their positive test can expect instant information and answers from PennOpen Pass and will automatically be put on the Penn Wellness team’s radar.
02/03/22 11:50pm
The 60-minute documentary brought together twelve individuals on different areas of the political spectrum in order to test whether it was possible to bridge their ideological divides.
02/03/22 11:04pm
As part of the initiative, up to 60 people in need will receive $500 per month for at least a year starting as early as March 2022.
02/03/22 8:54pm
Penn first implemented the test-optional policy for the 2020-2021 admission cycle after the College Board and ACT testing agencies canceled several testing dates due to COVID-19.
02/02/22 11:55pm
The map, submitted by a team of 12 mathematicians, was created using computational redistricting methods, meaning computers were used to test options for potential congressional maps that comply with the legal requirements, according to Gressman.
02/02/22 11:11pm
Some students said that they felt the University's COVID-19 policies — such as double-masking, testing, and isolation — are not being enforced with enough rigor.
02/02/22 10:56pm
Boparai will participate in "Jeopardy!"'s yearly college championship alongside 35 students from 35 other colleges with the chance to win a $250,000 grand prize.
02/02/22 9:59pm
Throughout the month of February, a range of new public programs and exhibitions will commemorate Marian Anderson.
02/02/22 9:21pm
The lawsuit claims that four of Genentech Inc's metastatic breast-cancer treatments mimic treatments that were developed and patented by Penn's cancer center.
02/02/22 12:48am
The memorandum of agreement between the two institutions was confirmed at a Jan. 27 School District of Philadelphia board meeting with no dissenting votes.
02/01/22 10:26pm
In a Feb. 1 email, Penn announced that the restriction on indoor social gatherings and event registration will remain, citing the doubling of COVID-19 positivity among undergraduate students. 
02/01/22 10:25pm
The case was originally brought against Harvard University in 2014 by conservative activist group Students for Fair Admissions on the basis that Harvard and the University of North Carolina discriminate against white and Asian American applicants.
02/01/22 9:36pm
Led by Penn School of Nursing researcher and professor José Bauermeister, the lab aims to create a welcoming hub for students and faculty to address problems affecting the LGBTQ community. 
01/31/22 11:31pm
Citing Penn’s almost 100% vaccination rate and recent campus record high positivity rates, the petition demands the University remove the booster shot requirement. 
01/31/22 9:43pm
The speakers will share their own experiences advocating for the climate agenda, and the strategies for impacting policy both at summits behind closed doors and in the public.
01/31/22 8:22pm
In an email sent to Temple staff, Anderson announced his plans to take a sabbatical before working on a new research program exploring "college access and inclusion," The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. 
01/31/22 8:19pm
The scholarship — which closes on March 31 — is open to all Penn undergraduate students who receive financial aid or have outstanding student loans.
01/31/22 1:15pm
Students are kicking off the new year with an eye toward revamping the company's digital platforms and prioritizing diversity, inclusion, and transparency within its staff and audience relations. 
01/31/22 12:40am
Penn has been working with the Committee on International Travel Risk Assessment to review study abroad programs and ensure safety among student travelers amid COVID-19.