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10/18/21 1:01am
Students say their piling homework deadlines and exams — due the week immediately after Penn's four-day fall break from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17 — have prevented them from de-stressing and spending time with their loved ones.
10/18/21 12:27am
The flu clinic — which ran from Oct. 4 through Oct. 8 — was held in Gimbel Gymnasium in Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. 
10/18/21 12:25am
The annual workplace charitable giving campaign aims to address health care disparity, food insecurity, and social justice.
10/18/21 12:22am
Penn Med researchers collected 90,786 reviews on Yelp and found instances of racism spanning 190 hospitals in 33 states.
10/18/21 12:17am
Plaintiffs claim Penn Medicine's vaccine mandate violates their right to body autonomy and forces them to engage in political speech.
10/17/21 7:49pm
The researchers who conducted the study examined the common, yet unsupported claim that spinal anesthesia may be safer for patients undergoing surgery for hip fractures.
10/13/21 11:17pm
The University also reported that 97% of faculty and staff and 96% of all students, both graduate and undergraduate, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
10/13/21 12:39am
Students must watch lectures on their own time and work through practice problems in class — a practice that began in fall 2020, when classes were taught entirely online.
10/12/21 9:28pm
This year’s prizes ranged from $40,000 for the grand prize winner to $5,000 with all finalists receiving $6,000 in prizes.
10/12/21 9:26pm
The study concluded that even in cities with close access to health professionals, poorer and primarily Black communities have higher amputation rates.
10/12/21 9:25pm
The awards are a part of the NIH Common Fund’s “High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program," which supports scientists pursuing innovative research in biomedical and social science.
10/12/21 9:20pm
This year, Penn Medicine earned both a Performance Excellence Award and a Quality Award.
10/12/21 2:36pm
Rush has been at Penn since 1994, in which she launched several public safety initiatives on campus and faced criticism from University and Philadelphia community members. 
10/12/21 2:20am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney issued an executive order this year to change Columbus Day — traditionally observed on the second Monday of October — to Indigenous Peoples' Day.
10/12/21 12:10am
More than 60 Penn students gathered on Locust Walk on Friday afternoon to celebrate their Asian identities and increase Asian visibility on campus.
10/12/21 12:04am
Penn has the fewest days off of all the Ivy League schools with a fall break of only four days including the weekend.
10/11/21 11:33pm
The march, organized by student group Natives at Penn, began on 34th and Walnut streets and ended on the New College House West green. 
10/11/21 11:26pm
Various members of the Penn community, including parents, faculty members, and students, are still hopeful the University's donation can help mitigate the issue of environmental hazards — but worry that it may not be enough.
10/11/21 10:57pm
Starting Sept. 13, the GIC began to offer weekly opportunities to pick up a bag of produce at the center’s location on 37th and Chestnut streets behind Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. 
10/11/21 9:13pm
The initiative will be implemented over the next five years and will be called the Penn Innovation in Suicide Prevention Implementation Research (INSPIRE) Center.