The fall 2021 semester marks the beginning of the University's new block schedule format, which created standardized class start times and eliminated the possibility of back-to-back classes.
The prize awarded $3 million dollars to Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research Drew Weissman and Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery Katalin Karikó for their research on mRNA-based vaccines.
Eleven Navy team members with deployments around the globe will promote new approaches to civilian and military health care.
The exhibit was created by 2011 Weitzman School of Design graduate Martha Rich, who was inspired by aspects of her daily life.
After having adapted their instruction methods for the last year and a half, many of these professors said those changes are here to stay — at least for now.
La Salle conducted classes online from Sept. 7 to Sept. 10 due to a "concentrated increase" in positive cases.
Penn currently has a positivity rate of 1.11%, a vaccination rate of 97% among faculty and undergraduates, and no classroom transmission has been found.
Krasner answered questions from Penn and Philadelphia community members regarding his work on criminal justice reform, his recent win in the Democratic primary, and the role of higher voter turnout in the primary election.
Christopher Woods sat down with The Daily Pennsylvanian to discuss his goals and how the Museum will address widespread criticism — including towards the Museum's "unethical possession" of the Morton Cranial Collection and its handling of MOVE bombing remains — under his tenure.
Penn experts on climate action, some of whom contributed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, are emphasizing the urgency of climate action and reaching net-zero carbon emissions.
PWBM examined the Senate budget reconciliation proposal under two scenarios: that the non-health spending provisions expire after 10 years, and that the provisions continue indefinitely.
While there will still be optional virtual programming, Kite and Key and Penn Admissions said the return of in-person tours will help prospective students engage with the Penn community.
Despite the drop in overall rankings, Penn remains the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania. Penn ranked No. 5 among Ivy League schools this year.
In her speech, Gutmann emphasized the need to recognize all those who lost their lives that day, including 16 Penn alumni.
The service will be offered for a full semester for the first time following its pilot launch last spring.
Harvard President Lawrence Bacow wrote in an email to Harvard affiliates that the university does not intend to make future investments in the fossil fuel industry.
Prior to the attacks, many Penn students said it was just a normal morning. But the attacks threw the day into uncertainty — some students proceeded to class as usual before the University suspended operations, and reporters and editors from The Daily Pennsylvanian rushed to the office to cover the unfolding tragedy.
The 2021 Disorientation Guide, which was compiled by a coalition of student activist groups called the "People's Board," consists of articles about Penn's impact on students, staff, Philadelphia, and the world.
After Penn opened several new dining locations this semester, students have voiced mixed opinions on the new dining options.
The Pavilion will house the oncology, neuroscience, and cardiovascular care units, and is set to open on Nov. 1.