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Covid

09/09/20 11:54pm
While some students said they find it more difficult to build connections with employers without meeting them in person, others said virtual recruitment alleviated the stress of on-campus recruitment and Penn's toxic, competitive recruitment culture. 
09/08/20 9:43pm
After the coronavirus derailed her senior season, Maura Kimmel will take her talents to South Bend, Ind. to throw for Notre Dame in the competitive ACC.
09/07/20 11:44pm
To alleviate the burden on candidates, the Nominations and Elections Committee reduced the number of signatures needed to appear on the ballot by 33% for each position.
09/07/20 11:31pm
Officials have pointed factors such as increased mobility and decreased compliance with mask mandates as driving the rise in projected cases and deaths in many states.
09/07/20 12:51am
The University will invite specific asymptomatic members of the Penn community, including students, faculty, and staff who are deemed have a higher exposure risk, to enroll in surveillance testing protocols once Penn has finalized the details of the program.
09/04/20 12:28am
While some fraternity members are living off-campus together, IFC fraternities plan to hold fall recruitment online with hopes for in-person rush this spring.
09/03/20 11:49pm
Nursing students used iHuman, an online nursing simulation, and listened to a free podcast called "Serial" in lieu of in-person clinical rotations this past spring and summer terms.
09/03/20 10:16pm
Temple's decision comes several weeks after other Philadelphia colleges, including Penn and Drexel University, decided to conduct the fall semester remotely.
09/02/20 11:01pm
First years praised the overall NSO experience despite its completely remote status. Some, however, encountered difficulties accessing certain events online and wished events allowed for more communication amongst students.
09/02/20 10:41pm
The shipping process will begin around mid-September and take several weeks to complete, Penn Business Services Director of Communications and External Relations Barbara Lea-Kruger wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian on Monday. 
09/02/20 6:58pm
If Penn's athletic teams had been able to play this fall, football and both soccer squads would have had a shot at some special seasons. 
09/02/20 12:13am
Penn currently reports at least 42 active coronavirus cases in the community, but many students fear potential virus clusters in the next fews weeks and are taking to social media to share their concerns and call out partygoers.
09/01/20 11:54pm
Penn has administered 7,140 COVID-19 tests in Houston Hall's Hall of Flags since beginning to test students returning to the Philadelphia area on Aug. 1.
09/01/20 9:10pm
The Consortium for Clinical Characterization of COVID-19 consists of 96 hospitals around the world and has gathered data on more than 27,000 COVID-19 cases.
08/31/20 11:58pm
Many students believe the lost and damaged belongings were the result of a disorganized process with little oversight from Penn and poor record keeping from moving companies.
08/31/20 11:50pm
The ceremony, which premiered at 7 p.m. EDT on the Penn Convocation website, featured remarks from Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett, as well as performances by student groups.
08/31/20 11:17pm
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health stated that the guidance was updated in response to new outbreaks on college campuses, both locally and across the United States.
08/31/20 10:11pm
Temple's decision comes after 103 students tested positive for the coronavirus.
08/30/20 10:54pm
Former Penn women's soccer star Emily Sands has signed a professional soccer contract to play with Boavista Futebol Clube in Portugal. 
08/29/20 6:42pm
All 40 trial participants in the phase one trial demonstrated an overall immune response, with 95% of trial participants developing antibodies, according to an update from Inovio Pharmaceuticals on Aug. 10.