Even amid the overall lack of increase in donations, Penn received several large donations during the previous academic year.
The change is intended to complement Penn's Second Year Experience program, which requires sophomores to live in on-campus housing starting in fall 2021.
Penn received a record increase in international applicants for the Class of 2025, even as international student enrollment in the United States saw a drastic decrease this year amid the pandemic.
The DP spoke to seven professors about their takeaways on a virtual education.
At the panel Penn Law School professor Dorothy Roberts proposed incremental steps to reform the criminal justice system.
Penn President Amy Gutmann discussed the ethical and practical implications of the COVID-19 pandemic at a virtual event on Thursday.
Around 20% of Saturday's vaccines were reserved for those who lacked internet access to register online for an appointment.
CAPS onboarded three new hires who will serve as clinicians and one who will join the Student Health Service behavioral health consulting program.
The Senate voted to acquit Trump in his second impeachment trial on — falling short of the two-thirds majority needed for conviction.
The decision comes days after the Perelman School of Medicine recommended that faculty pause in-person undergraduate research due to rising COVID-19 cases on campus.
Four of Penn's political groups detail how they are gearing up for a hybrid approach to event-hosting and community building this semester.
Restaurants will have to follow new ventilation standards that require air to circulate 15 times per hour.
All club members will participate in a two-week boot camp to learn design or development before they begin working on a semester-long project.
Some students are reporting inadequate and confusing meal policies and violations of safety guidelines.
Cortes' chief objectives are to implement programming that connects Penn's Latinx community with the greater Philadelphia Latinx community, and also to turn the cultural center into a Black affirming space so all students can feel welcome.
The Summer Funding Program will offer financial aid to students with an annual family income of $65,000 to $140,000 to pursue summer internships.
The vaccination effort will begin in late February and take place in pop-up clinics located in school buildings throughout Philadelphia.
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé said there is "no evidence of an out-of-control outbreak" on campus despite undergraduate cases increasing from 113 to 239 between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6
The variant — a more contagious form of COVID-19 — was identified on campus after the two students tested positive and reported recent personal or familial travel from the United Kingdom.
The budget, which allocates funds to the six branches of PSG, the Medical Emergency Response Team, and Penn Labs for the next school year, normally increases annually by three to four percent.