Krasner answered questions from Penn and Philadelphia community members regarding his work on criminal justice reform, his recent win in the Democratic primary, and the role of higher voter turnout in the primary election.
Penn experts on climate action, some of whom contributed to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, are emphasizing the urgency of climate action and reaching net-zero carbon emissions.
With a return to in-person learning comes a return to in-person extracurricular activities, and Penn's political clubs in particular are in for an event-filled academic year.
The remains were held by Penn professors for decades and were used by Penn Anthropology professor Janet Monge in an online Princeton University course, which sparked significant backlash.
Some Penn professors hope Gutmann can repair U.S.-Germany relations as Germany will be going through a transition period after their federal election next month.
Orts said that his campaign focus is on climate change, which he considers to be the most pressing issue facing the world today, and said he would use his position to enact meaningful climate reform.
Horowitz, a professor of political science and Richard Perry University Professor at Penn, will be retaining his positions at Penn while acting as a senior fellow at the CFR.
2006 College and 2009 Law School graduate is expected to announce his candidacy on Aug. 6.
Amen Brown allegedly purchased a row house in the Point Breeze neighborhood in Philadelphia despite the owner of the home having been deceased for over 10 years.
Penn Law Students for Justice in Palestine released a statement on July 2 discouraging students from participating in itrek, an annual academic trip to Israel for business, law, policy, and STEM students.
In an email sent to the Penn community, Gutmann said she intends to serve as Penn president until June 30, 2022, as originally intended, or until the Senate confirms her ambassadorship.
Cohen — who served on the Board of Trustees for almost 12 years — will be replaced by 1981 College and Wharton graduate, 1984 Penn Law graduate, and investment banker Scott Bok.
Vaishnaw, a 2010 Wharton MBA graduate, has taken on the roles of Minister of Railways, Communications, and Electronics and Information Technology in India.
There have been multiple reports that Conor Lamb, a Penn Law alumnus and moderate Democrat, will run for a Pennsylvania Senate seat in the upcoming midterm elections.
The study by the Penn Wharton Business Model predicts that the new proposal will decrease national debt by 0.9% and increase economic output by 0.1% in 2050.
Experts said that Gutmann’s experience as Penn’s president could aid her in the role of ambassador to Germany and pointed out the historical precedent of college presidents who served as previous ambassadors.
Gutmann wrote that she will continue to serve as Penn's president until June 30, 2022, as she had previously planned, or whenever the U.S. Senate confirms her as the ambassador, which would likely accelerate her departure.
Cosby, who held a now-revoked honorary degree from Penn, was released from prison after the court ruled that he had been denied his due process rights in his 2018 trial.
Gutman is the the longest serving president in Penn’s history. Her contract will end in 2022.
A group of Penn Law students collectively wrote an open letter to refute Biden's argument that Ivy League students are undeserving of student debt relief.