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10/27/21 9:12pm
The registration holds will be placed on student accounts on Oct. 29, barring students from participating in the upcoming Advance Registration period, which begins on Nov. 1.
10/27/21 2:37pm
Students who have not received a COVID-19 test since Oct. 19 are in danger of receiving red passes and have until Oct. 30 to get tested.
10/25/21 12:50am
The findings from the Annenberg researchers indicate that mandates work to improve vaccination rates among Americans.
10/19/21 4:30pm
The University requires that all vaccinated students receive at least one COVID-19 test every two weeks, and if they fail to do so, they will receive a red PennOpen Pass until they test negative.
10/19/21 1:11am
Many first-year students have been sick with coughs, sore throats, congestion, and fatigue — but campus positivity rates for COVID-19 remain low.
10/13/21 11:17pm
The University also reported that 97% of faculty and staff and 96% of all students, both graduate and undergraduate, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
10/07/21 8:48pm
The mandate now requires hospital and long term care facility workers and higher education faculty, students and staff to receive only their first vaccine dose by Oct. 15.
10/01/21 12:34am
To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the business school is requiring all first-year MBA classes and some second-year MBA classes to take place online through Oct. 3.
09/29/21 12:09am
Between Sept. 19 and Sept. 25, 55 Penn community members tested positive for COVID-19 out of a total of 15,471 community members who received tests.
09/28/21 12:31am
Senior Vice Dean of Medical Education Suzanne Rose led the ceremony, distributing the white coats and delivering remarks to the incoming students and their guests at the annual White Coat Ceremony. 
09/22/21 10:22pm
The COVID-19 test can detect small amounts of SARS-CoV-2 with sensitivity nearly as high as a PCR tests, which are considered "the gold standard" in the diagnostic community.
09/22/21 8:24pm
Students reported varying degrees of accommodation and a lack of clarity from professors about what accommodations or extensions they are entitled to. 
09/21/21 11:43pm
Wastewater monitoring can detect the virus two-to-three days prior to symptoms and can identify both symptomatic and asymptomatic cases.
09/15/21 11:26pm
The prize awarded $3 million dollars to Roberts Family Professor in Vaccine Research Drew Weissman and Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery Katalin Karikó for their research on mRNA-based vaccines.
09/15/21 12:26am
After having adapted their instruction methods for the last year and a half, many of these professors said those changes are here to stay — at least for now.
09/07/21 11:11pm
La Salle reported 43 positive cases on Sept. 6, up from four cases during the first week of classes.
08/31/21 11:34pm
Almost all of the people who tested positive are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the vast majority are asymptomatic.
08/31/21 1:23am
Masks are required at all indoor businesses and institutions, regardless of vaccination status, unless the business chooses to require that all people inside prove they are fully vaccinated. 
08/24/21 11:41pm
Students will need to be masked and vaccinated in order to enter their dorms.
08/09/21 12:41am
Some students welcomed the reinstatement of the mask mandate, saying that it is important to protect students, faculty, and staff and the surrounding Philadelphia area from the rapidly-spreading Delta variant.