The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with some of the admitted students of the Class of 2024. Here are their stories.
The Center aims to support research related to the novel coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 respiratory illness, and develop ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent infections.
Some lab classes were canceled altogether, while others were replaced with pre-recorded videos of professors and teaching-assistants performing the labs.
Last Tuesday, the Philadelphia Police Department announced that police officers will be delaying arrests for certain nonviolent offenses in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus, sparking concerns about increased crime.
The man was in his 50s and had an underlying medical condition and he died shortly after he was admitted to the hospital, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Yoshor will begin his appointment on July 1, 2020.
Penn admitted 3,404 out of 42,205 applicants for the Class of 2024. At 8.07%, this year's acceptance rate is slightly higher than last year's 7.44%.
Penn's first week of online classes was not without technological issues. But many students praised professors for their dedication and compassion amidst COVID-19.
The suspects are two young individuals wearing dark hooded sweatshirts last seen heading eastbound on Market Street in a tan Lincoln Zephyer.
NEC Chair and College Senior Olivia Crocker said the NEC decided to violate their own bylaws and postpone the elections to prioritize student health and ensure a fair election.
Academically Based Community Service course professors are grappling with how to redesign their classes in light of Penn shifting to virtual instruction due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Penn Law Dean Ted Ruger announced in an email to Penn law students on Wednesday that the new grading system will apply to all law students and full-semester classes.
The Department of Public Safety sent a UPennAlert warning of an attempted burglary in the 4200 block of Walnut Street Tuesday afternoon.
The seminar will examine the history of European-style pantomime and the social and political impacts of Chaplin’s twentieth-century silent films.
For many professors, the first day of virtual classes, conducted via online platforms like Zoom, went well despite worries that virtual learning would detract from the quality of instruction.
Amidst COVID-19, political groups like Penn Democrats and Penn Leads the Vote try to keep students politically engaged despite physical limitations and uncertain primary dates.
All Philadelphia residents are required to remain home unless they are performing essential personal activities.
Some lab classes have been canceled altogether while others will require students to watch and analyze pre-recorded videos of their teaching assistants completing the labs.
Some students praised the policy's flexibility but demand an extended deadline to choose pass/fail, while others claimed students in less privileged environments during the coronavirus pandemic will continue to be at a disadvantage.
Without student clientele and with coronavirus commerce restrictions in full swing, small businesses around Penn are struggling to make ends meet.