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Prior to her role as executive director of Student Health and Counseling at Penn, Ruiz served as the director of the Student Health Center at Montclair State University.
04/14/24 10:00pm
The motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by previous postdoctoral researcher Susan Faust called the complaint "too late and too little."
04/08/24 12:06am
Philadelphia will see approximately 90% of the sun covered at the maximum point of the eclipse, with many different options for viewing the eclipse on and near campus.
03/28/24 10:05pm
The press conference, which was attended by more than 50 Penn workers, precedes a union election scheduled for Apr. 16 and 17 to vote on the unionization of graduate student workers at Penn.
02/27/24 12:58am
The lawsuit alleges that the University conducted itself “more like an illegal monopolist than a research institution.” 
02/11/24 11:29pm
Levine is the first openly transgender person to hold a Senate-confirmed position at the federal level.
02/04/24 11:42pm
The artwork facing scrutiny was made by cartoonist and freelance writer Dwayne Booth, who teaches courses at Penn on political cartooning.
01/30/24 11:17pm
An August 2023 letter signed by students and recent graduates alleged that the School of Veterinary Medicine consistently made them work too many hours per week.
01/22/24 10:42pm
Penn Medicine and Wellness at Penn temporarily updated their masking guidelines in response to a recent spike in Philadelphia COVID-19 cases.
12/08/23 12:49am
Penn community members held Israeli flags and signs that read “zero tolerance for antisemitism,” while chanting “no place for hate at Penn.”
11/28/23 12:33am
"We are actively working to find a date in February when the film can be viewed and discussed safely and constructively," a Penn spokesperson wrote. 
11/19/23 11:10am
The posters were seen in many locations around campus, including at high rise field, Class of 1920 Commons, Class of 1949 Bridge, and on light poles and benches along Locust Walk, Chestnut, and Walnut Street.
11/17/23 1:19am
The curriculum, which occurs concurrently with the training and volunteering components, teaches students about the racial wealth gap, tax systems and policies, and how to discuss sensitive financial issues.
11/02/23 2:29am
Many students who spoke with the DP felt that the action plan is a necessary step for the University to take, while some felt that the plan does not provide enough support to Palestinian or Jewish community members.
10/18/23 4:02pm
Wednesday's message is Magill's third statement about the ongoing violence between Israel and Hamas. 
10/18/23 1:42am
Multiple students and faculty had positive reactions to Magill's latest statement, which reiterated Penn's plans to combat antisemitism — but others cast doubt on the University's intentions in light of the donor backlash.
10/03/23 11:51pm
According to Residential Services, Stouffer Hall will once again be a first-year dorm for the 2024-2025 academic year.
09/19/23 10:54pm
Literature and humanities professors called on Penn President Liz Magill to immediately amend administrators' statement on the festival. 
09/11/23 9:57pm
The UA and GAPSA equally split the cost of the booth, with each organization directing $17,000 to Penn’s Career Services Center.
09/04/23 10:46pm
Penn First Plus has encouraged faculty to list their courses in the Penn Bookstore to help the University's financial aid office collect a more accurate estimate of the cost of educational supplies.
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