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01/24/22 10:38pm
With only 14% of colleges starting the spring semester online, universities have seen rising case numbers on campus due to the highly transmissible omicron variant, WHYY reported.
01/24/22 10:08pm
As of Jan. 21, over 500 messages have been submitted through the Gratitude@Wharton form to students, professors, faculty, and members of the Penn community.
01/24/22 8:58pm
Musk, a 1997 College and Wharton graduate and the TIME 2021 person of the year, told the Wall Street Journal that Neuralink hopes to implant the device into human brains sometime in 2022. 
01/23/22 11:50pm
Pennsylvanian politicians are attempting to finalize district maps for the state to use based on 2020 census data. Penn Leads the Vote has been working to include the perspectives of more college-aged voters in the redistricting process.
01/23/22 11:36pm
Thomas broke meet, program, and pool records at the 2021 Zippy Invitational — which has since sparked a national conversation about transgender athletes in sports and current NCAA guidelines.
01/23/22 11:27pm
In a Jan. 7 email to the Penn community, administrators announced that all community members in campus buildings must either double-mask or wear a KN95 or N95 mask.
01/23/22 10:33pm
Students are expected to provide proof of vaccination in compliance with Philadelphia’s vaccine card mandate when dining at any of Penn's retail dining locations.
01/23/22 10:25pm
Director of Residential Services Patrick Killilee confirmed that the relocation of the offices is not permanent and that they will return to Stouffer Commons following the renovations.
01/20/22 10:45pm
Two Perelman School of Medicine Professors were awarded $3 million dollars in Vietnam for their breakthrough mRNA research which led to the technology behind the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
01/20/22 10:17pm
After Penn swimmer Lia Thomas broke meet and program records at the Zippy Invitationals, the NCAA's policies on transgender athletes have drawn national attention.
01/20/22 10:09pm
This change means that Dartmouth will no longer consider an applicant's ability to pay in evaluating international students, as well as U.S. citizens and permanent residents. 
01/20/22 9:04pm
New daily infections in Philadelphia, the neighboring counties, and South Jersey seem to have peaked between Jan. 9 and 12, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The average daily cases in Philadelphia have dropped by 40% over the course of this past week.
01/20/22 1:32pm
In an email sent to the Penn community on Thursday morning, Penn administrators pointed to indicators that the peak of the Omicron variant has passed, following a surge of cases in the region. 
01/19/22 10:52pm
Penn’s weekly COVID-19 case count and positivity rate subsided while the number of students in isolation continued to surge in the week prior to on-campus move-in.
01/19/22 8:46pm
Market value and the total taxable land increased more in University City compared to other areas of Philadelphia from 2015 to 2021.
01/19/22 8:29pm
Gordon was an Assistant Professor in the Wharton School's Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, and held a secondary appointment in the Department of Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences, according to the Penn Almanac. 
01/19/22 8:28pm
The Philadelphia School District school board is set to vote on Jan. 27 on a policy that would enter the district into an agreement with Penn worth $816,500 a year over the course of five years.
01/18/22 11:33pm
Students who test positive for the virus will be required to self-isolate in their dorms for five days, according to the Harvard Crimson. 
01/18/22 5:33pm
Leaders from Penn Government and Politics Association, Penn Democrats, College Republicans, and Penn Justice Democrats agreed that it is essential to follow Penn's new guidelines for campus events and gatherings outlined in their most recent statement due to the surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide. They expressed that they hope that it will be safe to return to face-to-face meetings and events in the upcoming weeks. 
01/18/22 5:04pm
In the statement, Penn Law School Dean Ted Ruger wrote that complaints from Penn community members about Wax, who is a tenured University professor, motivated his decision to initiate the sanctions process.