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NPR: Why I’m A Vaccine Volunteer: Doing What Needs To Be Done

I come from people who did what needed to be done when faced with personal or community crisis. And I have a...

Gouverneur Morris: Founding Father, disabled American

Best known for writing the ‘We the People’ preamble to the Constitution, Gouverneur Morris also lived with painful disabilities. History doctoral candidate...

What the 1968 Kerner Commission can teach us

Criminologist and statistician Richard Berk, who worked on the report as a graduate student, explains the systemic racism and poverty found to...

AP: Trump says ‘learn from history’ instead of removing statues

As America grapples with racism in its past, President Donald Trump lined up squarely Tuesday with those who argue that the...

Historian Mary Frances Berry responds to the George Floyd protests

The professor of history and Africana studies speaks with Penn Today about protesting injustice, pushing for change, and the history of African...

When Malcolm X came to Penn

On this Malcolm X Day, his 95th birthday, Penn Today reflects on his visit to the University in January of 1963, and...

Celebrate the arts, history, and nature from home

The COVID-19 outbreak is devastating the arts community locally and globally, resulting in closures of museums, galleries, concert venues, and other public...

Iran, sanctions, and coronavirus

The United States has faced pressure to ease sanctions to help Iran manage its coronavirus outbreak. Ciruce Movahedi-Lankarani discusses how the sanctions...
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Dirk Trauner appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

Trauner, one of the world’s most innovative interdisciplinary chemists, will have joint appointments in the School of Arts & Sciences and in...

Class of 2022 Ivy Day

Continuing a tradition spanning nearly 150 years, this year’s ceremony celebrated leadership, service, and scholarship, with a special emphasis on resilience and...

VOA: China’s Economy Contracts Sharply in April on Lockdowns

China's retail and industrial production dropped sharply in April, as lockdowns across the country kept consumers from shopping and factories from producing...

CNN: Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in wave of goodwill following invasion by Russia

Ukraine’s folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, surfing a wave of goodwill from European nations to clinch the...