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10/06/20 11:37pm
The National Institutes of Health provided the grant which Penn Med will use to fund a project to test whether AI analyses can help determine whether a patient will accept or reject a heart transplant.
10/06/20 11:22pm
In response to the financial downturn brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the presidents of four other Ivy League schools have taken pay cuts of 20% or more for this academic year. 
10/06/20 12:24am
Last Wednesday, BIOL 101: Introduction to Biology A and CRIM 100: Criminology were 'Zoom bombed' — a term used to refer to hackers invading video meetings on Zoom.
10/05/20 11:40pm
The announcement comes as a shock to Philadelphia's political establishment, as Toomey's decision puts Republicans at a disadvantage in the state's next elections.
10/05/20 11:38pm
There was no difference in infection rates among health care workers who took the drug daily and those who took a placebo.
10/05/20 11:12pm
The study, which is the first to examine excess deaths at the county-level, reveal that COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for many more deaths than  those solely attributed to the virus. 
10/05/20 11:02pm
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10/05/20 11:01pm
They were especially frustrated with the perceived hypocrisy of the Republican Senators who blocked former President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee in March 2016, stating that the winner of the upcoming election should decide who chooses the nominee.
10/05/20 10:48pm
Pennsylvania voters gave worse ratings of Trump’s personal characteristics in a New York Times/Siena College survey conducted just after the first presidential debate.
10/05/20 10:41pm
Penn SPAC, a new student organization, launched this semester to inform students about a business venture rising in popularity: special purpose acquisition companies.
10/05/20 12:14am
Students criticize the change, saying that a lot of the content is specific to engineering fields and the videos are difficult to follow. The Math department, however, will not revert Math 104 to its old curriculum. 
10/04/20 11:58pm
Kirk is a renowned writer and professor in Penn’s creative writing department where he teaches ENGL 135, "Narrative Nonfiction: The Art of Experience."
10/04/20 11:56pm
The event featured a conversation between Boyle, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and Perry World House Director and Penn political science professor Michael Horowitz.
10/04/20 11:55pm
Policy recommendations will cover six topics: national security; trade and competitiveness; technology; human rights, law and democracy; climate and environment; and research, education, and academic freedom.
10/04/20 11:10pm
The admissions office decided back in March that their fall programming – like tours and information sessions, as well as traveling to speak at high schools – would be virtual, five months before the University went fully online.
10/04/20 11:06pm
Dean of Admissions Eric Furda said he does not expect the gap year increase to have a “significant impact on the selectivity or opportunity” during the upcoming admission cycle. 
10/04/20 9:17pm
After teaching the 2,400-person Wharton course on economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, Guillén said he sensed a pervasive anxiety about the post-pandemic future from his students in that class and others.
10/04/20 6:55pm
The gift will expand the Toll Public Interest Scholars and Fellows Program, doubling the number of public interest graduates within the next decade through full and partial tuition scholarships. 
10/02/20 1:31am
Trump confirmed on Thursday night that Hope Hicks, one of his closest advisers, tested positive for coronavirus.
10/02/20 12:49am
Student debaters explained why they feel that their respective candidates are best fit to lead the nation for the next four years, with particularly tense moments occurring when the speakers faced off about white supremacy.