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07/16/20 9:26am
Online learning comes with side effects, as does every classroom.
07/16/20 9:25am
Healthcare work can be all-encompassing, especially in this environment, and we must hold ourselves accountable to the standards of our profession.
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 2:33pm
Based on the idea that we are all responsible enough to look out for each other, the Student Campus Compact places the onus on us to make the safest choices.
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.
07/14/20 10:57pm
The campaign, Penn for PILOTs, is the first united effort by Penn faculty and staff that demands the University pay PILOTs, voluntary financial payments that property tax-exempt organizations make to local governments.
07/14/20 4:09pm
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security agreed to uphold the guidelines it issued in March that permit students to take online courses in order to remain in the country.
07/14/20 10:10am
Standard grading is designed for normal times, and these are not normal times.
07/13/20 11:51pm
After self-quarantining for two weeks, rising Nursing seniors have the option to complete their missed in-person clinical pediatric experience from Aug. 4 to Aug. 15, 2020 for NURS 225: Pediatric Nursing, a required Nursing course for juniors. 
07/13/20 4:16pm
Penn is joined by 58 other nationwide colleges and universities in submitting the brief, which was filed in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts. 
07/13/20 12:53am
"Spit Spreads Death: The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-19 in Philadelphia" highlights how Philadelphia was impacted by the 1918 influenza pandemic, which began spreading in the city after a war bond parade on Sept. 28, 1918.
07/13/20 12:07am
The role strives to bring a greater focus to core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the Engineering School.
07/12/20 10:07pm
The restaurant sector followed in second place after the legal business sector, taking in a $75 million payout from the loan program. 
07/12/20 10:07pm
The collection is the work of Samuel George Morton, an 1820 Perelman School of Medicine graduate who used the skulls of enslaved people to argue that there are inherent differences between the brains of people of different races.