Penn Dems members greeted the more exclusive lineup, which featured all of the top contenders on the same debate stage for the first time
Valerie Jarrett served in the Obama administration for all eight years of his presidency, and was seen as a trusted advisor who pushed for liberal policies in the administration.
The colloquium, titled "How Emerging Technologies are Rewiring the Global Order," will feature speeches and panel discussions with other prominent government and technology leaders.
College Republicans, Government and Politics Association, and Penn Democrats are preparing for the buildup to the 2020 elections.
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“I certainly was not struck by any sense that [I was] sitting before a genius," the admissions officer said.
The former vice president earned nearly $800,000 from working at Penn as a Presidential Professor or Practice.
At the event, Palmieri explained how women in leadership are subject to “deeply enlarged gender biases” and urged them to be unapologetic about their identities despite this.
Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email to the Penn community Thursday that Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden “will be taking an unpaid leave of absence from his work at the Penn Biden Center" throughout his campaign.
Penn hired Biden to become a Presidential Professor of Practice in February 2017 and he opened the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement in Washington, D.C. a year later.
Over the last few weeks, several groups supporting individual candidates in the Democratic primary — Penn for Bernie, Penn for Beto, Penn for Pete, and Penn for Kamala — have sprung up on Instagram.
There was unanimous agreement among the candidates on ensuring open primaries and same-day voter registration, but the Democrats diverged on what policies were best suited to increase voter turnout.
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“Local elections sometimes get less coverage but they are nonetheless still very important,” Penn Dems Communications Director and College freshman Tamara Wurman said.
In an interview with the DP, Bush spoke about bipartisanship solutions to climate change and the need for college students to rise up and take the lead.
At the summit, speakers presented a range of perspectives on combating climate change at the local, state, national, and international levels.
At College Hall, Owens said the concepts behind the #MeToo movement once played a role in the lynching of blacks, called the notion that Republicans opposed civil rights a myth, and proclaimed blacks were being misled by the Democratic Party.
Experts stressed the severity of the nationwide opioid crisis, clarified the benefits of decriminalizing addiction, and emphasized the need to change the country's culture to reduce dependence on such drugs.
If found guilty on all charges, his sentence would represent a maximum of 335 years in prison, NPR reported.
The Silfen Forum event begins at 3 p.m. at Irvine Auditorium and is titled "Is There an Antidote for the Opioid Epidemic? Seeking a Cure for the Worst Drug Crisis in American History."