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04/25/21 11:42pm
If Philadelphia were to experience a fivefold increase in evictions, researchers predict that it could lead to 53,000 additional infections.
04/23/21 12:54am
The club is working to mobilize support for the "For The People's Act," which progressive organizations across the country say will increase voting accessibility, protect the right to vote for marginalized communities, and establish nonpartisan redistricting committees to eliminate gerrymandering.
04/23/21 12:40am
Collective Climb, which was founded by 2020 College graduate Hyungtae Kim, 2020 Wharton graduate Kwaku Owusu, and 2020 College graduate Mckayla Warwick, was originally awarded the prize to fight poverty by utilizing Philadelphia’s community assets. 
04/22/21 11:25pm
Last year, the Class of 2021 celebrated Hey Day virtually with a video from Class Board 2021 and Penn President Amy Gutmann. 
04/22/21 11:09pm
The outcome of the vote, which was scheduled to take place last week, would amend the membership policies of the 26 national and international sorority organizations included in the National Panhellenic Conference.
04/22/21 11:00pm
The study found that the use of a class of drugs proven to treat type 2 diabetes, remains low in Black, Asian, and lower-income Americans despite an increase in use among the general population.
04/22/21 10:53pm
Researchers have compiled a collection of archaeological and historical land-use evidence from four periods in time into a single, easy-to-understand database.
04/22/21 9:20pm
This donation brings the total number of photographic prints in Penn Libraries’ collection to 2,500.
04/22/21 8:24pm
The suit argued that it was illegal for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to extend the deadline for mail-in ballots to three days after the election in Pennsylvania.
04/22/21 8:21pm
Alongside Penn, the collaborative includes 100 of the region’s largest employers such as Wawa, Drexel University, and Comcast. 
04/22/21 12:56pm
The University expects that masks will still be required in many locations on campus and COVID-19 testing may still be mandatory.
04/22/21 1:49am
Penn's chapter of the American Association of University Professors urged the administration to refrain from encouraging professors to teach through the 10-minute passing time at the end of class meetings.
04/22/21 1:26am
A recently released Penn Medicine study by Chair of the Department of Microbiology Frederic Bushman and his team found that 35% of the sample COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia resemble variants of the virus.
04/22/21 12:01am
The center hopes to create opportunities for collaborative research projects and classes across the schools, focusing on how communication can address issues such as health care, politics, data privacy, and journalistic trust.
04/22/21 12:00am
The principles aim to provide a framework for Yale to encourage fossil fuel producers to uptake more sustainable practices and shift to a decarbonized energy future.
04/21/21 11:59pm
Many students — particularly those living in on-campus housing — said they were especially happy that Penn was able to provide the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday.
04/21/21 10:24pm
Campus Health director Ashlee Halbritter expressed concerns over what Campus Health calls the "Romeo and Juliet Effect," an interconnected system that can put multiple students and their romantic partners at risk for COVID-19. 
04/21/21 9:38pm
Students who have been in West & Down and witnessed long lines outside the club expressed doubts about its enforcement of mask-wearing and other COVID-19 safety protocols.
04/21/21 1:51am
The vigil was organized by Penn Democrats, the Pan-Asian American Community House, the Spiritual and Religious Life Center, and Amnesty International at Penn, and featured City Councilmember and Penn alumna Jamie Gauthier along with a number of community leaders. 
04/21/21 12:32am
PURM is a 10-week program that allows undergraduates to conduct research with standing Penn faculty.