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05/13/21 2:04am
The 6B is a coalition of Penn’s main minority student groups on campus, including the Penn Association for Gender Equity, UMOJA, Lambda Alliance, Latinx Coalition, United Minorities Council, and Asian Pacific Student Coalition.
05/12/21 11:08pm
2019 Graduate School of Education graduate Rina Madhani co-founded Start Lighthouse last year to provide students with customized literacy kits containing reading materials at a time when many may lack access to their schools or local libraries due to COVID-19.
05/12/21 9:46pm
Penn will honor seven individuals with honorary degrees, celebrating their accomplishments in fields ranging from public policy to arts and entertainment.
05/12/21 9:39pm
Powell Jobs, the 95th-richest person in the world and widow of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is known for her work to fund efforts on environmental justice and immigration reform.
05/11/21 12:03pm
Deputy Provost Beth Winkelstein will serve as interim provost while Pritchett is on leave. 
05/07/21 12:53am
The program's curriculum includes discussions on the history of feminism, identity and intersectionality, binaries and labels, a critical history of feminism, and discussions about privilege.
05/07/21 12:27am
The prizes are awarded annually to graduating seniors to encourage them to design engagement projects that will make a positive difference in the world in their first year after college.
05/06/21 11:13pm
Some off-campus housing locations are struggling to fill vacancies as Penn's policy requiring sophomores to live in campus housing takes effect for the 2021-2022 academic year.
05/06/21 10:51pm
The vice provost for education oversees undergraduate and graduate education at Penn, designing and implementing policies that promote academic excellence, innovation, and interdisciplinary knowledge.
05/03/21 2:53pm
Wang was a 22-year-old student in the accelerated seven-year joint Biology-Dental program from Princeton Junction, New Jersey.
04/30/21 12:15am
Though all summer 2021 courses are set to be held online, a number of on-campus services — including libraries, recreational facilities, and the Penn Museum — will be open to students staying in Philadelphia.
04/30/21 12:05am
ABCS courses, which are run by the Netter Center, typically interact with local public schools in West Philadelphia, communities of faith, and community organizations.
04/30/21 12:03am
The cookbook contains vegan and vegetarian recipes, as well as some that include meat and seafood. There are also pages dedicated to indoor herb gardening, composting, local farmers’ markets, and multipurpose cooking. 
04/29/21 10:58pm
Biden will visit 30th Street Station in downtown Philadelphia to push for his sweeping infrastructure proposal.
04/29/21 10:56pm
The plan comes amid declining enrollment over the past decade and a projected decrease in high school graduates in the coming years. 
04/29/21 10:55pm
Director of Campus Health Ashlee Halbritter said the continued low case count was good news and urged students to continue following public health guidelines as the end of the semester nears.
04/29/21 11:07am
The U.S. Department of State announced on Monday that foreign nationals from China, Iran Brazil, South Africa, the Schengen area of Europe, the United Kingdom, and Ireland will be allowed to enter the United States.
04/29/21 2:10am
The protest was organized by Black liberation advocacy group MOVE, in collaboration with Black Lives Matter Philadelphia, following the discovery that the Penn Museum stored the remains of at least one child killed in the bombing.
04/29/21 2:07am
Political theorist Matt Shafer discussed the relationship between speech and violence in recent years at a virtual event on Tuesday.
04/29/21 2:06am
While the Penn Museum and University administrators have apologized for holding the remains, the Africa family and members of the West Philadelphia community demand further action.