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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.
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 5:09pm
We will be printing the DP this semester, with 34th Street Magazine as an insert, once a week on Thursdays. 
07/16/20 12:15pm
Almost six years after his last game with Penn, Kyle Wilcox has found a new home on Team USA Bobsled.
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.