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The Washington Post

Now 60 years old, the Peace Corps can be more than a Cold War artifact

Lacy Feigh, a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Arts & Sciences, wrote an op-ed calling for a renewed commitment to the Peace Corps as the pandemic comes to a close. “It is the unbridled idealism and hope embedded in the goals of the Peace Corps—to promote better understanding on the part of Americans and people across the world—that are urgently needed today,” she wrote.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

The website Findashot.org may be a better way to get a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

David Newell, an MBA student in the Wharton School, built a website that finds available COVID-19 vaccine appointments. “The idea is to aggregate appointment availability, not just inventory availability, which a lot of the projects out there and even the CDC’s partner vaccinefinder.org are focused on,” he said.

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The Washington Post

This man has given away 500 free pizzas. He lowers them from his apartment window

Wharton School graduate student Ben Berman has been raising money for local nonprofits by raffling off homemade pizzas. “This is something positive that I can do from my own apartment,” he said.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

This Penn student writes YA novels with her sister. Their new book is ‘close to perfection,’ Kirkus says

Graduate School of Education doctoral student Maritza Moulite and her sister, a doctoral student at Howard University, have written a new young-adult novel about racial injustice.

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6ABC.com

Meet the Wharton grad student dropping free pizzas out of his Center City apartment window

Ben Berman, a grad student in the Wharton School, has been making pizzas to raise money for local organizations Philabundance and Project HOME.

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The New York Times

Florida sees signals of a climate-driven housing crisis

Research led by Benjamin Keys and doctoral student Philip Mulder of the Wharton School found that Florida’s coastal real estate market has been on the decline for nearly a decade.

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