Event organizers emphasized the need for spaces to talk about Indigenous identity at Penn beyond traditional Latinx campus groups.
Mertz has served as Penn's director of sexual violence prevention since Penn Violence Prevention was established in 2014.
Students can opt not to receive the vaccine if it threatens their health or if their religious or philosophical beliefs prohibit immunizations.
Experts stressed the severity of the nationwide opioid crisis, clarified the benefits of decriminalizing addiction, and emphasized the need to change the country's culture to reduce dependence on such drugs.
The Guggenheim Fellowship recognizes exceptional work in natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the creative arts.
If found guilty on all charges, his sentence would represent a maximum of 335 years in prison, NPR reported.
The Silfen Forum event begins at 3 p.m. at Irvine Auditorium and is titled "Is There an Antidote for the Opioid Epidemic? Seeking a Cure for the Worst Drug Crisis in American History."
Many universities chose performers who are traditionally underrepresented in the music industry, including female artists and artists of color.
The event, “Appraising the Future,” was organized by the Penn Wharton Budget Model and moderated by its faculty director Kent Smetters.
As of April 9, three Penn students have been diagnosed with mumps. To avoid catching the contagious disease, Student Health Service Director Giang Nguyen urges students to avoid sharing vaping products, drinks, and food, as mumps spreads through saliva.
The number of CIS majors at Penn has risen from 400 in 2015 to about 1,000 in December 2018, and about 40% of Penn’s undergraduate population takes at least one course within the CIS Department.
The certificate program is free for current SP2 students, while SP2 alumni will need to pay $159 for the four-course program or $49 for each individual course.
The increase in cases follow an outbreak at Temple University that has sickened at least 140 students.
Semifinalists are currently formalizing their pitches with help of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation staff and will give three-minute pitches during a “Big Idea Pitch Event” on April 25 to the public.
A major part of Delaney’s pitch focused on uniting the country in the face of increasing political polarization.
Both prizes award teams $100,000 for project implementation and $50,000 stipends for living expenses for each student in the year after graduation.
He said she started drafting the book as a high school senior and rewrote it during her junior year at Penn while drawing inspiration from her coursework.
The course will be taught by Byron Pedler Sherwood, a senior fellow in the Biology Department, and will be offered to students from all four undergraduate schools with no prerequisites.
This is the first data–driven study to link changes in brain function to specific symptoms in patients with clinical depression.
Wawa won its bid for two liquor licenses, paying the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board $186,357 for a location in Philadelphia and $160,357 for a location in Delaware County.