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05/28/20 1:49am
Undergraduates concentrating in finance will have the option to choose from five tracks, including corporate finance, capital markets and banking, private equity and venture capital, investments, and quantitative finance. 
05/28/20 1:45am
The Wharton Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Group will begin operation in fall 2020 as the first group to solely focus on issues of currently underrepresented communities within the school.
05/27/20 10:46pm
Professors are adapting their courses to prepare for each of the four scenarios listed in the May 21 email regarding possibilities for the fall semester.
05/27/20 1:37am
Penn and Columbia University are the only two Ivy League institutions that do not pay PILOTS, or Payments in Lieu of Taxes, to their local governments. 
05/27/20 1:17am
The reserve fund is administered by the Office of Student Affairs, and can be used by Penn Student Government to make large one-time purchases
05/27/20 12:40am
Students have broken their off-campus leases and signed new ones for the summer and upcoming academic year as the virus has brought health and financial concerns to many families.
05/26/20 11:33pm
After a seven-week delay, construction of the Wharton Academic Research Building restarted on May 1. 
05/26/20 10:09pm
Rising College junior Rowana Miller, who is the 2020 recipient of the Kelly Writers House Kerry Prize, hopes to make a positive contribution to younger children's lives in the midst of the pandemic. 
05/26/20 4:04pm
Owen Voutsinas-Klose is running as a delegate for former Vice President Joe Biden. Jack Cahill is running as a delegate for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). 
05/26/20 3:36pm
Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote in an email to all graduate school professors on Sunday evening that researchers must discontinue all non-essential on-campus research activities by March 17 to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 
05/26/20 2:41am
After receiving the training, the study found that 65% of physicians reported administering or prescribing the treatment within five months. 
05/26/20 2:36am
Brian Taylor, managing director of New York City-based college admissions consulting firm Ivy Coach, believes the decision will influence other universities, and said it is likely that highly selective universities, such as Ivy League institutions, will be test-optional in the future. 
05/26/20 2:23am
The program aims to inspire teaching and research in the field of AI and will be led by professor Kartik Hosanagar.
05/26/20 1:16am
 Beavers will succeed Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History Walter Licht, who served as the Civic House faculty director since 2002, and the founder of its Civic Scholars program.
05/26/20 12:57am
Some students, having been unable to retrieve belongings from their dorms for months, are frustrated by Penn Residential Services’ recently announced procedures for letting students retrieve, store, or ship their items.
05/26/20 12:53am
Guest lecturers included Penn President Amy Gutmann, National Bureau of Economic Research Fellow Kent Smetters, and Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett, among others.
05/26/20 12:11am
The primary election is scheduled to take place on June 2, and the deadline to request a mail-in ballot is May 26. 
05/25/20 11:37pm
Institutions in the Philadelphia region are considering many variations of college life, including full in-person instruction, hybrid in-person and virtual instruction, and a fully virtual semester.
05/25/20 8:32pm
The researchers found that people who identified as Democrats were more likely to engage in physical distancing than people who identified as Republicans.
05/25/20 1:50am
Sharpton asked Gutmann to publish a report on the involvement of African American professionals in the management of Penn’s $14.7 billion endowment.