Five things to know about Georgia’s new voting law
Political scientist Marc Meredith of the School of Arts & Sciences shares his takeaways from the controversial new bill.
The future of conservatism
A top GOP pollster, a former White House aide and Penn grad, and a leading “Never Trumper” journalist share their thoughts on where the Republican Party goes from here.
The racial burden of cleaning voter rolls
A new study by Penn political scientists shows that errors in removing people from voter rolls in Wisconsin disproportionately impacted minorities.
A conversation with Stacey Abrams
The Georgia politician sat down with Ben Jealous, visiting scholar and former NAACP leader, to discuss topics from gerrymandering to romance novels in a virtual discussion.
In conversation with MSNBC’s ‘Go-to data guy’
Members of the Penn community heard from Steve Kornacki, national political correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC, in a conversation moderated by John Lapinski.
Honoring the life and legacy of a trailblazing civil rights activist
Penn Law is paying tribute to the legacy of Sadie T.M. Alexander, the first Black woman to graduate from the Law School, by launching three new full tuition scholarships created in her honor.
Dissecting chaos: An interdisciplinary look at the attack on the U.S. Capitol
Faculty from five schools at the University took part in a virtual panel discussion to unpack the policies, messages, and conditions that led to the events of Jan. 6.
The influence and importance of language
Labels for what happened Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol were very different from those used to describe the Black Lives Matter movement or the 2020 election results. How much weight do individual words actually have? It depends on the context.
Joe Biden’s longtime ties to Penn
As the nation prepares for its 46th president to take office Wednesday, Jan. 20, Penn Today reflects on the lasting impact he’s had at the University.
The state of U.S. democracy
On the eve of a presidential inauguration following a historic election and its aftermath, experts from across the University weigh in on where we stand as a country.