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Covid

05/20/20 7:46pm
The animal study showed the vaccine caused the activation of T cells and the production of antibodies that neutralize the virus in mice and guinea pigs
05/20/20 10:53am
Quarantine has left time for many of us to do what our overstimulated society so rarely leaves time for — reflection. Coincidentally, this is the main goal of Ramadan.
05/19/20 10:54pm
Although Penn Abroad said it would announce the fate of fall study abroad programs by May 15, the decision for many programs has been delayed once again because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
05/19/20 5:07pm
In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic and the immense stressors it produces, Penn should adopt a proactive rather than reactive stance towards mental health. 
05/19/20 12:54am
Penn President Amy Gutmann was joined by commencement speaker and award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as 1999 College graduate and Grammy-award winning musician John Legend, to congratulate the Class of 2020.
05/13/20 4:21pm
While the newly announced celebration is on May 22 and 23, 2021, it will not directly conflict with the Class of 2021's commencement — which is currently scheduled for May 17, 2021.
05/10/20 10:59pm
Increased free time amid stay-at-home orders has led to the return to forgotten interests and introspection. From spending time with pets to appreciating nature, students have found growth and inspiration. 
05/06/20 12:49am
If people continue social distancing but all states fully reopen by June 30, the simulator projects a loss of 500,000 jobs in the next two months and approximately 350,000 cumulative deaths.
05/04/20 1:28am
The City That Never Sleeps has been in a deep slumber for almost two months. The streets have become eerily quiet. Businesses have closed their doors. Public places that were usually packed are now virtually empty.
05/04/20 12:18am
The course, titled “Resilience Skills in a Time of Uncertainty,” launched on the online learning platform Coursera in April.
05/03/20 11:46pm
HUP analyzes occupancy rates every day and reevaluates the need to move patients to the Pavilion on a weekly basis.
05/03/20 11:37pm
A Penn graduate student filed a class action lawsuit against the University on April 30, demanding tuition and fee refunds for the remainder of the spring semester after on-campus operations shut down in March. 
05/03/20 11:29pm
Many professors had to change the format of their final exams to accommodate for students’ varying time zones, lack of proctoring methods, and other at-home difficulties.
05/03/20 11:10pm
Social distancing and travel restrictions have forced in-person fieldwork and research to a standstill, and universities' nationwide hiring freezes are making it harder to secure a job in academia.
05/03/20 12:58am
Canceled seasons meant canceled Senior Nights, and the spring sports teams missed out on the opportunity to honor the players who had dedicated four years to their respective teams.
04/24/20 12:00am
Here’s how all eight Ivy League universities are using — or not using — their CARES funding.
04/22/20 11:31pm
March 11, 2020 marked a significant change in the lives of the Penn community. Campus transitioned from a place that housed over thousands of diverse, tight-knit communities of people to a desolated, eerie world.
04/15/20 12:59am
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, members of the Penn community find themselves quarantined across the globe. Here are their views.
04/01/20 1:41pm
As a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the NCAA Division I Council voted on Monday to grant spring-sport athletes an extension of their eligibility period. 
03/13/20 11:37pm
Shock and disbelief swept through Penn's student-athletes, coaches, and training staff this week as the Ivy League announced its cancellation of the spring sports season due to coronavirus.