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.
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%
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.
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.
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.
Wharton ranked behind CUNY Bernhard M. Baruch College, Babson College, and Bently College place first, second, and third respectively.
The study's results indicated that those more concerned with economic issues caused by COVID-19 were more likely to have deteriorating mental health.
Among business schools ranked for their finance specialization, The Wharton School was first in Pennsylvania and in the Ivy League, ahead of Stanford Graduate School of Business, Harvard Business School, and Columbia Business School.
In the eight months since campus closed, Penn employees have continued to come to campus to keep the University running. Here are the stories of seven essential workers who have risked their health since March to work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Students who have been matched with at least one Wharton graduate said they were previously unaware of the program and pleasantly surprised when alumni reached out to connect.
Each of the conversations will examine racism and anti-racism from a different angle and will feature both Penn faculty and guest speakers.
The club plans to focus on community service for Albanian students and bring together students who identify with or want to learn about Albanian culture.
While Penn's 27th annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Week took place virtually for the first time this year due to the pandemic, many students deemed the online programming a success.
In a recently published study, researchers at Penn's Perelman School of Medicine found that more than 100 different cancers can arise all over the body, but two universal metabolic pathways may tie them all together.
Three out of four questions asked voters about criminal justice and police reform, and another asked if the city should borrow money to be largely spent on infrastructure repairs.
The district's plan for hybrid learning will allow students to return to school for two days each week, and will require all adults to complete and pass screening before entering schools and mandate the wearing of masks among students and staff.
The University expects approximately 1,200 undergraduates will return to campus in the spring, in addition to the nearly 2,000 students living in surrounding neighborhoods, The Baltimore Sun reported.
This October has seen the highest level of demand for food banks and pantries in Pennsylvania since the start of the pandemic, leading millions of households in the state to rely on food aid.
The study, published Monday in the medical journal JAMA Network Open, found that patients were more likely to give higher and more positive ratings on Press Ganey Outpatient Medical Practice Surveys to physicians of their same race.
Beginning 12:01 a.m. this past Monday, students are required to remain in their dorms as much as possible, and may leave only for class, exercise, work, and to shop for essential items.