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06/08/20 12:00am
OSA emailed SAC-funded groups on Tuesday, informing them that “funds which have been deposited with the University cannot be used to provide donations to charitable organizations due to the University’s designation as a non-profit organization.”
06/07/20 11:41pm
Whether a country has a democracy or dictatorship government, including totalitarian and authoritarian governments, the distinction was not as important as a having resourceful government with high state capacity and more economic equality needed to battle a pandemic.
06/07/20 10:09pm
Hundreds of staff members of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and other local medical facilities walked out of their shifts on June 5.
06/07/20 5:26pm
The fellowship, which will be awarded annually to one admitted MBA student, was established by 1984 Wharton graduate Jeffrey Schoenfeld and was awarded to incoming first-year MBA student Colan Wang. 
06/07/20 12:22am
As the police killing of George Floyd and many other Black Americans remain at the forefront of Americans’ minds,  the national conversation is expanding to include discussions about systematic racism and police brutality. 
06/07/20 12:19am
Penn students are urging Philadelphia councilmembers to reallocate millions in increased police funding toward other city services.
06/06/20 6:59pm
America is now left to decide between the former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice and 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump.
06/06/20 4:34pm
More than 9,600 people have signed a petition demanding that Penn cease its institutional support of a "racist, fascist police state" that has led to continued violence against Black people. After decades of postwar gentrification, the petition also asks the University to open its campus to West Philadelphia and pay PILOTS.
06/06/20 3:56pm
After the University announced that summer courses would be online, instructors began to consult with University-provided resources in preparation for the start of summer courses. 
06/06/20 12:35pm
The Wednesday event, titled “Stopping the Hate and Starting to Heal: Living With and Through the COVID-19 Pandemic,” was the first in a series of panels hosted by the Pan-Asian American Community House. 
06/05/20 11:00pm
Although the team has not found concrete results yet, Fajgenbaum said it has found drugs that show promise for treating coronavirus.
06/05/20 10:53pm
The five-year-old video has prompted the University to look further into the matter.
06/04/20 11:53pm
The group of 20 inaugural fellows were selected for their commitment to “developing the knowledge, skills, and values needed for effective, ethical, and civil dialogue in a diverse world.” 
06/04/20 11:41pm
From June 1 to June 5, participants will help finalize the research group's dataset on border crossings by using Google Earth Pro to record infrastructure at border crossings.
06/04/20 9:59pm
The store will feature a beer and wine shop, indoor and outdoor seating, and a Starbucks.
06/04/20 6:12pm
Computer Connection, a technology retail store located in the Penn Bookstore, will permanently close due financial impacts from larger businesses, fewer product releases, and tight margins. 
06/04/20 3:43pm
Although students will be able to submit standardized test scores, those who do not submit will not be at a disadvantage.
06/04/20 1:49am
While students appreciated that Gutmann named particular initiatives in her second email, many still felt it did not properly communicate what Penn could do to fight systemic racism and support students of color.
06/04/20 1:30am
The virtual art exhibition was created by 2020 College graduate Stara Diamond and 2020 College of Liberal and Professional Studies graduate Natalia Cabalceta.
06/04/20 1:30am
Amid protests over the police murder of George Floyd, Penn students have founded initiatives responding to police brutality in hopes of enacting change within the University community and beyond.