Articles by Zoey Weisman

07/20/20 9:43pm
The Center for Carceral Communities is an initiative of the School of Social Policy & Practice, headed by SP2 professor Toorjo Ghose, that helps formerly incarcerated people reengage with their communities in West Philadelphia.
07/15/20 12:00am
Although members of the Penn & Slavery Project hope to see further removal of statues, they said the University must take further action to address its historical ties to slavery.
07/12/20 6:30pm
Students say they have had an easy time finding subletters to take over off-campus leases for the fall.
07/02/20 3:10pm
Although the email vowed the statue would be removed from campus, it contained no mention of when it would be removed or whether it would be replaced with another figure.
06/24/20 10:31pm
As Vice President for Social Equity and Community, Howard will oversee programs and initiatives that foster social equality, inclusion, and diversity at Penn through various research and collaborative efforts.
06/21/20 11:00pm
While PURM participants said they are disappointed that they are unable to conduct research in person, they remain optimistic about their projects, and appreciate how faculty mentors have worked to provide meaningful research opportunities.
06/17/20 11:43pm
The suit, filed on April 20, argued that the city's current jail conditions increase the likelihood of incarcerated people contracting the virus and becoming seriously ill.
06/14/20 6:10pm
The LDI researchers also found a significant racial disparity in patients who received follow-up treatment, as Black patients were half as likely to receive follow-up treatment as non-Hispanic white patients.
06/11/20 11:59pm
This loss does not include the $190 million in federal aid given to Penn's hospitals by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
06/11/20 11:15pm
Co-owners Matthew Duques and Diana Bellonby planned to begin renovations in mid-March, but were forced to shut down the store on March 20 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/04/20 1:49am
While students appreciated that Gutmann named particular initiatives in her second email, many still felt it did not properly communicate what Penn could do to fight systemic racism and support students of color.
05/28/20 9:02pm
Auten served on Penn’s Board of Trustees from 1977 to 1988, and was a board member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, now Penn Medicine.
05/28/20 3:05pm
Even in a possibly remote semester, professors are trying to retain the community service aspect of ABCS courses.
11/18/19 1:40am
Since the survey results were published, the University added an associate director position to Penn Violence Prevention, expanding the office to a total of four staffers.
11/13/19 2:05am
The hiring comes after a national search to fill the spot left by previous PVP Director Jessica Mertz, who left Penn in May.
11/12/19 10:32pm
Gutmann and Jonathan Moreno discussed their new book “Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody wants to Die: Bioethics and the Transformation of Health Care in America.”
10/30/19 9:46pm
At the forum, held at the LGBT Center, students criticized Penn for the lack of significant change from the last AAU survey in 2015 to the report that was released earlier this month.
10/23/19 11:51pm
Provost Wendell Pritchett said the University plans to expand staff members for Penn Violence Prevention and create a series of focus groups to analyze the survey responses. 
10/03/19 11:05pm
In 2016, the e-commerce giant opened Amazon@Penn, a delivery and shipping center located underneath the 1920 Commons dining hall.
09/27/19 5:54pm
At the event, Almallah read several poems aloud from "Bitter English," an autobiographical collection of poems he wrote over four years that was published earlier this month. 
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