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07/20/20 1:18am
'Wharton Families: Summer Webinar Series' consists of five virtual one-hour presentations that are conducted weekly by Wharton faculty members on topics including online marketing, big data, and resilience.
07/20/20 1:04am
Penn's chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers led a dialogue with the Engineering Dean  and newly appointed Engineering Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to discuss the experiences of Black engineers at Penn.
07/20/20 12:55am
RA and Graduate Associate training, orientation, and future programming will proceed virtually this year, due to coronavirus distancing measures.
07/20/20 12:50am
The new additions include former Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as the Institute's newest Senior Global Fellows and professor Julia Lynch as a new co-director. 
07/19/20 9:50pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services announced the Regional Response Health Collaboration Program on July 14, which will pair nine academic health systems with local regulatory agencies and long-term care facilities to develop COVID-19 readiness and response planning.
07/18/20 9:26pm
Lewis leaves behind a distinguished legacy as a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement and a longtime United States Congress member.
07/18/20 9:13pm
Some international students are now returning to their home countries to study remotely without worrying about losing their visa status.
07/17/20 1:06am
Between the November 2019 election and this year's June 2 primary the list of eligible voter grew by only 0.8% even after the delayed primary gave residents an additional month to register.
07/17/20 12:51am
Meharry Medical College students selected for the program will earn a medical degree from Meharry and a Ph.D. from Wharton. 
07/16/20 11:11pm
The event is available to all students — undergraduate and postgraduate — who wish to pursue a career in medicine and endeavor to become a competitive candidate for medical school and other medical programs.
07/16/20 9:53pm
Associate Vice President of Risk Management and Insurance Ben Evans wrote in an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian that the room location listed in the NSSI policy document is not, in fact, the recipient’s new housing assignment. 
07/16/20 10:05am
Greek organizations that do not have the space to provide all of their members with a single room have the power to determine who gets to stay in the chapter house.
07/16/20 12:31am
A college career defined by in-person experiences and a bustling campus was quickly halted by a global pandemic this spring — an obstacle that rising seniors never envisioned would mark the end of their time at Penn.
07/16/20 12:15am
Under the hybrid model, most students will attend in-person classes two days a week, and engage in complete digital learning for three days a week.
07/15/20 4:13pm
Prior to receiving their new fall housing assignments, students planning to live on campus expressed concern of being separated from their intended roommates and confusion about the social aspect of new living arrangements. All rooms will be charged the same rate. 
07/15/20 4:20am
Penn is facing a net difference in budget of $164 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic largely from forgone revenues including tuition, housing, and others. The University, more tuition-dependent than its peer institutions, will raise its total cost of attendance for the upcoming academic year — but also expects to provide more student financial aid.
07/15/20 12:39am
Penn Leads the Vote expects its events to be solely virtual, while Penn Democrats, Penn College Republicans, Penn Justice Democrats, and Penn for Biden will try to hold smaller in-person events. 
07/15/20 12:00am
Although members of the Penn & Slavery Project hope to see further removal of statues, they said the University must take further action to address its historical ties to slavery.
07/14/20 11:47pm
Penn faculty and School District of Philadelphia partners have been collaborating to figure out how to adapt ABCS courses to an online format, ABCS Research and Program Coordinator Faustine Sun said.
07/14/20 11:14pm
Philanthropy and the City gives undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to evaluate social issues and award grants to local nonprofit organizations.