The court chose a map submitted by a group of citizens and proposed by the Democratic plaintiffs that used the "least-change" approach to maintain the same, general representation as the previous map.
The China Initiative was unveiled in 2018 during the Trump administration under the guise of preventing economic and technological espionage by — or for the benefit of — the Chinese government.
Over the course of the next month, FFP will be dedicating a week to highlight each of their five demands through social media posts and in-person teach-ins.
Gutmann was confirmed by a vote of 54 to 42 when the Senate convened Tuesday afternoon. President Joe Biden officially nominated Gutmann after months of speculation on July 2, 2021.
The 60-minute documentary brought together twelve individuals on different areas of the political spectrum in order to test whether it was possible to bridge their ideological divides.
As part of the initiative, up to 60 people in need will receive $500 per month for at least a year starting as early as March 2022.
The map, submitted by a team of 12 mathematicians, was created using computational redistricting methods, meaning computers were used to test options for potential congressional maps that comply with the legal requirements, according to Gressman.
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.