While some first years say the ability to meet others in person for the first time has been crucial in easing the transition to college life from an isolating first semester at home, others describe difficulties in balancing social distancing guidelines and forming new friendships.
Penn FLASH is an online platform through which FGLI students can connect with alumni mentors based on factors including their major, career prospects, and location.
In a conversation with former National Association for the Advancement of Colored People President Ben Jealous, Abrams discussed hot-button political issues, shared her thoughts on the future of the Democratic Party in the South, and offered both personal and career advice for Penn students.
Kaba, a community organizer and abolitionist, delivered the keynote address at BARS' second annual conference, titled The Path to Abolition: Envisioning the End of the Carceral State.
Although the studies focused on flu vaccines, lead author and Wharton professor Katy Milkman said the findings can be applied to COVID-19 vaccinations.
The clinic was open to people in phase 1b of vaccine distribution who live in zip codes the organization identified as "hardest hit" by COVID-19, including zip code 19104 where Penn is located.
The city anticipates it may finish vaccinating residents by the end of July.
Many students said they were happy with Penn's planned COVID-19 guidelines, but are anxious to see if the University will be able to enforce them in practice.
Akela Lacy, a politics reporter, and Alex Emmons, a national security reporter, discussed their hopes for the Biden presidency, how they interact with mainstream media, and what problems progressive journalists will face in the years to come.
Scaramucci said his time working in the Trump administration, from which he was famously fired within ten days of being appointed, was “catastrophic mistake.”
Penn's Division of Public Safety responded to a number of crimes between Feb. 13 and Feb. 19 including bike theft, retail theft, and robberies.
Project proposals must directly address at least one of three objectives: eradicating or reducing systematic racism, achieving educational equity, or reducing health disparities.
The Dr. Sadie T.M. Alexander Scholarships, which were established in February, will be awarded to Law School applicants beginning with students admitted to the JD program for fall 2021.
Penn Medicine hired 50 new laboratory assistants through the University City District’s West Philadelphia Skills Initiative to strengthen testing capabilities and give nontraditional applicants access to STEM careers.
After 15 years of research, the FDA recognized June's work as a "Breakthrough Therapy" for successful treatment of a life-threatening disease.
In honor of Black History Month, The Daily Pennsylvanian interviewed several Black business owners who shared the challenges they faced as Black entrepreneurs — and the perseverance behind their journey.
College sophomore Tyler McCormick won the election after running unopposed and receiving 100% of the vote.
Eight of the 15 topics at Wednesday's forum covered a wide range of climate-related demands, including mitigating the climate risk for Philadelphians and supporting issues of race and the environment.
Annie Allman, a 1988 College graduate, hopes to utilize her previous experience in marketing to increase foot traffic at the Philadelphia institution.
The initiative, called the Action for Cultural Transformation, was announced at the 7th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Health Equity Symposium on Feb. 3.