Arkoosh highlighted her focus on public health and healthcare access, and stressed that her previous experience as a physician has helped her enter the role of public service.
Pennsylvanian politicians are attempting to finalize district maps for the state to use based on 2020 census data. Penn Leads the Vote has been working to include the perspectives of more college-aged voters in the redistricting process.
Leaders from Penn Government and Politics Association, Penn Democrats, College Republicans, and Penn Justice Democrats agreed that it is essential to follow Penn's new guidelines for campus events and gatherings outlined in their most recent statement due to the surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide. They expressed that they hope that it will be safe to return to face-to-face meetings and events in the upcoming weeks.
In a wide-ranging interview, covering topics spanning from Penn Medicine and University fundraising to fly fishing, Magill spoke to The Daily Pennsylvanian after the announcement.
Magill, who currently serves as the University of Virginia's Provost and Executive Vice President, will assume the Penn Presidency on July 1.
Some committee members expressed concerns — which Penn has previously refuted — about alleged Chinese donations to the University made under Gutmann’s presidency.
Gutmann faced questions about the millions of dollars in donations that the University has received from China during her time at Penn.
After the Dec. 14 hearing, the committee will schedule a vote to submit Gutmann’s nomination to the Senate — favorably, unfavorably, or without recommendation.
Penn community members coped with the ever-changing pandemic and associated losses, and they managed a complicated and often stressful return to in-person classes and exams.
As campus reopened and students returned to Locust Walk, in-person life allowed Penn's political clubs to restart in-person programming and voter mobilization efforts for both local and national elections.
The statement also noted high levels of anxiety for young people coinciding with the pandemic, and discussed the 3% national decline in suicides.
Penn students who interned in the public sector discussed the value of building connections and the ability to move between the public and private sectors.
Students said they enjoyed the ability to have an open conversation with others who hold different viewpoints.
Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart discussed her responsibilities as city controller, her involvement in criminal justice reform efforts, and her experiences as a woman in politics at the event
Farley resigned from his previous position after he admitted to authorizing the disposal without identifying the victims of the MOVE bombing, which killed 11 people.
The White House maintains that the bill would reduce national debt over time.
Nearly 77% of eligible Penn students voted in the presidential election — a 9.2 percentage point increase from the 2016 election and a 23.1 percentage point increase from the 2018 midterm election.
Members of Penn’s Program on Opinion Research and Election Studies helped the NBC News Decision Desk call races on Election Day.
The grant will be used to improve infrastructure for the cemetery, including the re-pavement of roads and refurbishment of the cemetery’s gates.
Penn administrators announced late last week that the University will halt commitments to private equity vehicles dedicated to investments in fossil fuel production.