During the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters, all clubs overseen by the Student Activities Council used Penn Clubs for virtual recruitment.
The study found that the United States government's Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children saw an 8% increase in enrollment in states that switched from paper vouchers to electronic benefit cards.
The Nominations & Elections Committee postponed the Class of 2024’s fall elections because students had not had a chance to be on campus or get to know one another.
Some students were optimistic that a return to traditional learning will be beneficial for their social and mental health.
Thirty-five percent of the samples resemble variants of the virus in genome sequences in positive COVID-19 samples from the Philadelphia area.
Board members of Penn Dems and Penn Justice Dems said they supported Krasner because of his commitment to criminal justice reform and track record of holding police officers accountable.
A petition garnered over 1,500 signatures urging the University to move the date of the 2021 Commencement ceremony.
The latest rankings mark the first time that Penn GSE was ranked No. 1 and the sixth consecutive year that it was ranked in the top five.
Students’ projects focus on promoting minority-owned West Philadelphia businesses, alleviating local homelessness, exploring the harm caused by Penn’s territorial expansion across West Philadelphia, and fostering social justice through athletics.
Researchers found that gender disparities were most pronounced when the mother was the only parent working from home and when neither parent was able to work remotely.
The new timeline does not apply to Philadelphia, which is on track to open up eligibility to all adults by May 1.
The University will offer completely virtual classes this summer, and the roster will have more variety and seats available than in a typical year.
The protest, called #PhillySchoolsDeserve: A March for PILOTs, was co-sponsored by Penn Community for Justice, Drexel Community for Justice, Penn for PILOTs, and other community organizations.
At the event, titled "Voice, Representation, and Collective Memory in American Culture," the panelists highlighted how whiteness is centered in cultural systems like popular culture and educational institutions.
The Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to sophomores and juniors who intend to earn a Ph.D. or master’s degree in a STEM field and are interested in research in the natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering.
The study found that participants who watched a video clip of science experts were more likely to have positive views on vaccines compared to those who watched a video of parent anecdotes.
Sobejano denied that she attacked Parente, telling police she acted out of self-defense after he came at her with a knife.
Helen Gym and Rick Krajewski addressed progressive causes such as supporting a Green New Deal, divestment from the fossil fuel industry, and the disproportionate effect that the policing system has on communities of color.
The University will begin vaccinating community members who qualify under Phases 1A and 1B as soon as its first allotment of doses arrives from the city.
The search will occur during the 2021-2022 academic year in an effort to have the new faculty join SAS in the 2022-2023 academic year, according to an announcement by School of Arts and Sciences Dean Steven Fluharty.