The theme for the April 10 conference was “Unknown,” centering around stories of science, discovery, and the human condition.
The entirety of the Penn community, including all students, are eligible to receive the vaccine on-campus on April 19, when the city of Philadelphia begins vaccinating all adults.
Protesters marched through Center City and South Philadelphia on April 13 demanding justice for Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man who was killed by a Minn. police officer.
Sister R&B duo Chloe x Halle will perform Friday night, and rapper Wale and Nigerian singer-songwriter Wizkid will perform Saturday night.
Members of the Glee Club voted unanimously on April 9 to amend its constitution in order to remove gender restrictions for membership of its choir section.
Borlase won the presidency over her opponent, College and Wharton junior Nikhil Gupta, by a margin of 35 votes. College and Wharton junior Janice Owusu won the vice presidency by a margin of 65 votes.
Researchers told Penn Today that these findings do not diminish the losses due to COVID-19, but underscore the daily health hazards that Americans face.
The money comes from a $5 billion fund dedicated to emergency housing assistance in the American Rescue Plan.
The city has yet to respond to inquiries by the United Nations — which were based upon testimonies from Penn community members — regarding allegations of excessive use of force by the Philadelphia Police Department during the Black Lives Matter protests last year.
Several faculty members reported unclear communication from administrators about whether they would be required to teach for extra time, and if so, whether they would be compensated.
Vaccination appointment times for the week of April 19, when all adults in Philadelphia become eligible under Phase 2 of the city's rollout plan, will be released on the scheduling platform by Friday afternoon.
The event, called “Conformity, Propaganda, and the Fight for a Left Future with Noam Chomsky” was co-hosted by Penn Justice Democrats and Penn Against the Occupation, and garnered over 115 attendees.
College junior Tori Borlase and College and Wharton junior Nikhil Gupta answered questions about how they plan to pursue their respective agendas if elected.
Penn administrators said the continued decrease in cases was encouraging, but emphasized that members of the Penn community must continue to be vigilant, even after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
Wright analyzed the landing pages of twenty-four highly selective universities to see how they adjusted their websites during COVID-19. He found that only one mentioned first-generation students.
The conference, called “Hindsight 20/21: What I Wish I’d Known,” was hosted by Women in Hospitality United and Gourmand, a podcast by College junior Alaina Chou and Wharton junior Maggie Tang.
The scholarship program is open to college juniors at approximately 135 different colleges and universities, and each university nominates a single student for a potential scholarship.
2020 Huntsman graduate Jay Vaingankar, who is now working as a Staff Assistant to the Director of Management and Administration, was previously a student organizer for Bernie Sanders for President and Penn for Bernie.
Advance course registration for fall 2021 opens Tuesday and ends April 23.
Multiple organizations, including Goldman Sachs and Starbucks, launched the initiative NinetyToZero in April to combat the 90% racial wealth gap in the United States between Black and white Americans.