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09/15/21 11:38pm
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.
09/15/21 11:26pm
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.
09/15/21 12:33am
Eleven Navy team members with deployments around the globe will promote new approaches to civilian and military health care.
09/15/21 12:30am
The exhibit was created by 2011 Weitzman School of Design graduate Martha Rich, who was inspired by aspects of her daily life. 
09/15/21 12:26am
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.
09/15/21 12:26am
La Salle conducted classes online from Sept. 7 to Sept. 10 due to a "concentrated increase" in positive cases. 
09/14/21 5:29pm
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.
09/14/21 12:55am
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. 
09/14/21 12:19am
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.
09/14/21 12:02am
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.
09/13/21 11:15pm
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.
09/13/21 11:13pm
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. 
09/13/21 11:12pm
Despite the drop in overall rankings, Penn remains the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania. Penn ranked No. 5 among Ivy League schools this year.
09/12/21 11:49pm
In her speech, Gutmann emphasized the need to recognize all those who lost their lives that day, including 16 Penn alumni. 
09/12/21 10:50pm
The service will be offered for a full semester for the first time following its pilot launch last spring.
09/11/21 3:45pm
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.
09/10/21 12:32am
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.
09/10/21 12:27am
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. 
09/10/21 12:08am
After Penn opened several new dining locations this semester, students have voiced mixed opinions on the new dining options.
09/09/21 1:07am
The Pavilion will house the oncology, neuroscience, and cardiovascular care units, and is set to open on Nov. 1.