Biden, a former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice, was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States this afternoon in a ceremony markedly different from any other inauguration in the nation's history.
A new slate of Penn affiliates will serve in leadership roles within the Biden-Harris administration, ranging from the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach to Biden's White House COVID-19 Response Team.
1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump, the only Penn graduate ever elected to the presidency, has been impeached for the second time after inciting a deadly attack against the Capitol.
The panelists criticized the United States law enforcement system which they said claims to serve and protect all communities but disproportionately harms communities of color.
Some alumni believe Wednesday's Capitol riots should be the final straw in pushing Penn to revoke Trump's degree, with some citing the University's unique silence on his actions as reason to cut their donations.
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett called efforts to undermine the election “assaults on the political freedom of all citizens" — but their statement did not include any explicit condemnation of Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate, for inciting the mob.
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote that Penn condemns "threatening incitements and assaults on the political freedom of all citizens."
The least the University can do is distance itself from its most famous graduate and set the record straight: Donald Trump may have earned his degree from Penn, but he represents the antithesis of the University's values and the fact-based pursuit of reason for which this school stands.
Three Penn graduates were appointed to Biden's White House staff this week, completing the Biden-Harris transition team's endeavor to appoint 100 diverse staffers by the end of 2020.
Krajewski defeated three opponents in the June Democratic primary election. His campaign's three priorities are to enact progressive state healthcare and criminal justice reform, connect underprivileged Philadelphians with essential government services, and provide relief for small businesses and workers.
The world has experienced some of the most extraordinary events in modern history this year, and the Penn community has been impacted by it all. The Daily Pennsylvanian's photographers have been on the ground documenting 2020 as it has unfolded.
Wolf said he is currently experiencing no symptoms but is following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of Health guidelines.
During phone banking events, held every Monday evening over Zoom for the past two months, Penn Dems members urge eligible Georgia voters to vote blue.
The course will cover topics including voting rights, mail-in ballots, voter registration, felon disenfranchisement, and redistricting.
“Fox News and the Associated Press made a terrible call when they called Arizona,” John Lapinski said. “Had they gotten that call wrong, America would have spiraled.”
O’Mara, who received a master’s in English and History from Penn in 2017, ran for the second time this election season to continue representing Pennsylvania’s 165th District in Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives.
Penn's outgoing Board of Trustees chair and top Comcast executive David L. Cohen could be named the nation's next ambassador to the United Kingdom, according to a new report from Politico.
Trump's final legal challenge against Pennsylvania's election results was dismissed by the state Supreme Court on Saturday, protecting almost 2.6 million mail ballots.
Pennsylvanian suburbs shifted toward Biden to deliver his victory, including Allegheny County, which is home to Pittsburgh and its suburbs.
Pennsylvania State Sen. Doug Mastriano (R-Franklin) found out that he had tested positive for COVID-19 during a recent meeting at the White House with President and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump.