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07/02/21 5:31pm
Gutmann wrote that she will continue to serve as Penn's president until June 30, 2022, as she had previously planned, or whenever the U.S. Senate confirms her as the ambassador, which would likely accelerate her departure.
07/01/21 1:05am
Cosby, who held a now-revoked honorary degree from Penn, was released from prison after the court ruled that he had been denied his due process rights in his 2018 trial.
07/01/21 12:53am
Comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein was named after Pedro Bernardinelli, who received his Ph.D. in astrophysics from Penn in 2021, and professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics Gary Bernstein, the astronomers who discovered it.
06/30/21 12:18am
The rebranding will give the center the opportunity to grow and expand programming beyond Penn's campus by holding upcoming performances at Morris Arboretum and the Church of the Holy Trinity.
06/29/21 6:23pm
Gutman is the the longest serving president in Penn’s history. Her contract will end in 2022.
06/28/21 12:35am
The City of Philadelphia is shifting from mass vaccination sites to smaller close-to-home clinics in order to get more residents vaccinated by meeting them where they feel most comfortable.
06/28/21 12:14am
The administrators wrote that the paid day off given as a way to show appreciation for the cooperation, collaboration, and innovation that occurred among faculty and staff during the pandemic.
06/28/21 12:12am
The fellows — who will conduct research across five of Penn’s schools — come from a variety of backgrounds and possess a wide breadth of research interests.
06/27/21 11:51pm
A group of Penn Law students collectively wrote an open letter to refute Biden's argument that Ivy League students are undeserving of student debt relief. 
06/25/21 5:22pm
Muir summited Mount Everest this spring, making him the oldest American climber and third oldest climber world-wide to reach the summit of Everest.
06/24/21 2:51pm
Fully vaccinated students will not be required to submit to any form of regular COVID-19 testing, as they had been in the spring 2021 semester. 
06/24/21 1:09am
Students attended INTR 391: Senior Seminar for Thesis Research using virtual reality headsets, which allowed them to customize their avatars, walk around, and have face-to-face conversations with their classmates.
06/24/21 12:57am
Penn offered admission to about 165 of the more than 3,500 students who applied to Penn this year, according to Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions Sara Cohen.
06/23/21 11:45pm
Texas court federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the Houston Methodist Hospital System for requiring its employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
06/23/21 10:45pm
The researchers used MRI scans to look at different parts of the brain, measure brain activity while the subjects imagined events, and observe the vividness and valence of the imaginations.
06/23/21 10:02pm
The petition has five demands as part of the reparations process including a formal apology from Penn President Amy Gutmann to the victims and their families and financial reparations for those affected.
06/21/21 12:10am
Pennsylvania Hospital faces a lawsuit from a Penn Medicine doctor who alleges the hospital disregards the safety of its practicing physicians.
06/20/21 11:43pm
Penn community members can access their subscription — both on The New York Times' website and its mobile app — by creating an online account using their PennKeys.
06/20/21 11:41pm
The Latin American and Latinx Studies Program will become the Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies on July 1.
06/20/21 11:01pm
Republican lawmakers are threatening to cut $32 million in funding from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine for requiring employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.