The new COVID-19-related policy has impacted international students at Penn and their plans to return home over winter break.
Beginning the spring semester with remote learning and double-masking, Penn students returned in the fall to pre-pandemic levels of restriction.
The lawsuit's plaintiffs alleged that Penn “breached a contract” when it transitioned to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, demanding a refund for a portion of their tuition for the spring 2020 semester.
The study found that people who demonstrated conspiratorial thinking before the pandemic were more likely to believe conspiracy theories regarding COVID-19.
The booster clinic will take place from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
The store will close in late February and the new location will open in early March. The two-floor Chestnut street property is a decrease in retail space from 24,000 to 19,000 square feet.
The annual survey found that nearly 1 in 4 Philadelphians over the age of 16 worked from home in 2021 — a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic — compared to only 1 in 20 that did so in 2019.
The chewing gum, designed by the School of Dental Medicine researcher Henry Daniell, has the ability to block the transmission of COVID-19.
Moderna claimed that Pfizer-BioNTech violated its intellectual property by developing COVID-19 vaccines using this technology during the pandemic.
The fall semester will continue Penn’s summer COVID-19 protocols that lifted mandatory testing and the universal mask mandate in classrooms.
The mask protocol change was announced in a University-wide email among a number of COVID-19 policy updates, including the discontinuation of PennOpen Pass on Aug. 8.
The proceeds will fund an expansion of scientific and medical research at the University specifically in gene therapy.
Philadelphia's Department of Public Health launched an application for free rapid COVID-19 tests for events.
All University testing will now be conducted at the new PennCares testing site on 3734 Spruce Street.
Relive the Class of 2022's senior year, in which the University transitioned back to in-person life and Penn's administration underwent major shakeups.
Relive the Class of 2022's junior year at Penn, which featured two fully virtual semesters as well as celebrations following Joe Biden's the election as president.
Relive the Class of 2022's sophomore year at Penn, which was marked by the COVID-19 pandemic turning the world upside down.
Several delays have occurred in mandating vaccination for these union employees.
A total of 304 community members tested positive for COVID-19 last week — down 479 from the week before — during the five-day period when indoor masks were required in public spaces.
The change in COVID-19 masking policy came five days after Penn and the City of Philadelphia began enforcing an indoor mask mandate in non-classroom settings.