Marshak helped introduce several medical procedures for animals into the field, including cardiology, anesthesiology, and orthopedic surgery.
Community colleges and historically Black colleges and universities are among those that have more students of color and less funding than schools with a wealthier and whiter student body.
Although the University recorded 8 positive asymptomatic COVID-19 test results from October 21-October 23, the most recorded in any three-day period so far, the positivity rate within that timeframe remained at 0.15%.
Penn is the only school in the Ivy League to make the list of 312 colleges from across the country.
The panelists also discussed the potential for significant changes in public health legislation in light of the COVID-19 pandemic under a Biden administration.
Despite the celebrations, many students believe the nation must continue fighting for progressive policies in efforts to undo the nation's divisions exacerbated under the current administration.
West sharply critiqued the Democratic Party, especially its failure to protect and uplift the working class, and cited frustration with having to vote for Biden, whom he labeled a "neoliberal disaster."
The panel was a part of the Annenberg Conversations on Race, a series of discussions between experts outside Annenberg who examine anti-Black racism in American society.
Biden's win in Pennsylvania pushed him across the 270-vote threshold to become president-elect Saturday morning. Penn students and thousands of local residents filled the streets to rejoice the long-awaited victory.
Biden, a 77-year-old Scranton, Pa. native, will be the third president with close ties to Penn, following Donald Trump and William Henry Harrison.
Launched this fall, the Applicant-Support Program will pair each applicant with a current bioengineering Ph.D. candidate who will offer guidance and clarifying information throughout the application process.
The “In These Times” podcast, whose six-episode first season focuses on the current and future impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, was created by OMNIA, a SAS magazine.
No charges have been filed against the officers who fatally shot Wallace Jr., though an internal investigation by the police department as well as a criminal investigation by the District Attorney's Office are ongoing.
During the Walter Wallace Jr. protests earlier this week, Philadelphia police officers bashed in the windows of an SUV and beat the female driver and another passenger, and shortly appeared to remove a toddler from the car. An investigation has since been opened into the incident, and reasons for the violence remain unclear.
Biden's strengths as a bipartisan leader and ability to negotiate are important characteristics to lead the U.S. economy out of the COVID-19 recession, Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel said.
51% of victims of fatal police shootings were white, 27% were Black, 19% were Hispanic, 2% were Asian, and nearly 2% were Indigenous, Penn Medicine News reported.
Currently a Biden campaign healthcare advisor, Emanuel was also a special advisor for health policy to the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget from 2009 to 2011.
Members of the Penn and Philadelphia communities masked up and voted in person at three different campus polling locations on Election Day. As ballots continue to be counted, tension and uncertainty hang over the city. The Daily Pennsylvanian sent a team of photographers to capture this unique election week.
They span across six states and the majority are running for seats in the United States House of Representatives. Nine are incumbents, while seven are running for the first time.
The study found that while people tend to read from narrower sources on desktop computers, mobile phones diversify the sources readers access.