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11/19/20 10:52pm
The School of Social Policy and Practice’s dashboard, which tracks grant awards from COVID-19 response funds in the Philadelphia area, found over $40 million in grants awarded between March 18 and June 29. 
11/19/20 10:49pm
Meskell currently serves as the Richard D. Green University Professor and holds joint appointments in the Weitzman School of Design’s Graduate Program in Historic Preservation and the Department of City and Regional Planning the Department of Anthropology in the School of Arts and Sciences.
11/19/20 1:19pm
Bok, who is chairman and CEO of independent investment bank Greenhill & Co., Inc., will succeed David L. Cohen, who has served as chair since November 2009. 
11/19/20 1:03am
On Monday, the city of Philadelphia announced new COVID-19 restrictions closing indoor dining, gyms, and museums, as well as banning private indoor gatherings like weddings, funerals, and parties
11/19/20 12:29am
Students and professors are backing Penn for PILOTs' demands that the University pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes, which is almost four times the amount Penn has pledged to give annually, and continue contributing to the city well beyond the 10-year period.
11/18/20 11:30pm
The half-credit course, titled “MGMT 799: Leadership in Challenging Times,” will be taught by three Wharton School professors and offered in Spring 2021.
11/18/20 11:28pm
The Altrui Foundation transfers unused medications from manufacturers to charitable organizations so they do not become wasted. 
11/18/20 10:17pm
The city's rush to close parts of daily life in response to the rise in cases has not motivated the University to reconsider its plan to open on-campus housing in the spring. 
11/18/20 9:35pm
The pair will work to develop competencies and curricular resources on health to advance social work education in the United States.
11/18/20 1:05am
The collaboration, which first began in 2015, brings health care from a cross-disciplinary team of Penn and Virtua clinicians to South Jersey residents. The two organizations will open South Jersey’s first proton therapy center on the Virtua Voorhees Hospital campus. 
11/18/20 12:33am
Temple Law School Professor Duncan B. Hollis moderated the Nov. 16 event and was joined by Estonian Ambassador for Cyber Diplomacy Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar. 
11/18/20 12:31am
The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that Harvard University’s admissions process does not illegally discriminate against Asian Americans, upholding a federal court decision from 2019.
11/18/20 12:09am
The Trump campaign says the new suit will focus on alleged violations of the U.S. Constitution's Equal Protection Clause. 
11/17/20 11:36pm
While Gutmann highlighted the statue’s placement in a prominent location on campus, Black students said the artwork was largely meaningless if it was not accompanied by concrete action to support the Black community at Penn.
11/17/20 1:47pm
Penn will contribute $10 million annually over the next decade. The announcement comes as the University faces widespread criticism from both students and faculty for its refusal to make Payments in Lieu of Taxes, known as PILOTs, to the city of Philadelphia.
11/16/20 11:50pm
Pennsylvania ranked above the average rate of state flu vaccination in each year between 2017 and 2020. The three-year national average was 47.6%, significantly lower than Pennsylvania’s 52.1%
11/16/20 11:50pm
Philadelphia's new coronavirus restrictions include limits on outdoor gatherings and a complete ban on indoor group gatherings of any size, with city officials encouraging residents to not celebrate Thanksgiving with anyone outside their own household. 
11/16/20 11:48pm
Promoting Racial Awareness in Schools, founded by College seniors Shawn Sangeun Kim and Charles Curtis-Thomas, aims to implement educational initiatives that increase awareness of racism in the classroom. 
11/16/20 11:34pm
The Class of 2020 and 2021 are scheduled to hold Commencement ceremonies on campus in May. But as COVID-19 continues to devastate the country, seniors are beginning to worry if the traditional ceremonies will be safe or feasible.
11/16/20 8:10pm
Wharton ranked behind CUNY Bernhard M. Baruch College, Babson College, and Bently College place first, second, and third respectively.