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07/21/20 12:03am
The decision to not have a fall season will mean that Penn sprint football supporters will have to wait a little longer to see the team's first new coach in 50 years. 
07/20/20 9:43pm
The Center for Carceral Communities is an initiative of the School of Social Policy & Practice, headed by SP2 professor Toorjo Ghose, that helps formerly incarcerated people reengage with their communities in West Philadelphia.
07/20/20 3:51pm
Currently, Penn students mostly rely on Penn Course Review and word of mouth to make decisions on which classes to take. 
07/20/20 11:22am
Microaggressions are uncomfortable, harmful, and demeaning for students because they ultimately influence a student’s perception of their ability to excel, feel comfortable and be accepted within the Penn community. 
07/20/20 3:48am
While facing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Black-owned businesses have also received an outpouring of support in light of the Black Lives Matter movement. Here's how six Philadelphia Black-owned small businesses have been affected.
07/20/20 1:34am
Dr. Jennifer Prah Ruger, a professor of Health Equity, Economics, and Policy at the School of Social Policy & Practice and the Perelman School of Medicine, founded HEPL in an endeavor to use social statistics for social change.
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.
07/19/20 9:41pm
Dr. Lorna Breen’s passing reignited a conversation surrounding well-being among physicians, but struggles with mental health often begin more than a decade before medicine itself.
07/19/20 3:51pm
The Patriot League has become the second Division 1 conference to cancel fall sports after the Ivy League made its decision last week. 
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 10:44pm
Poverty is a problem in Philadelphia. Here, one in four residents live below the poverty line, but this reality is not apparent every day on Locust Walk.
07/17/20 9:43am
The crisis in Yemen, already the poorest country in the North African and Middle East regions, can be traced back to 2011.
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.