Articles by Alyssa Berlin
Senior column by Alyssa Berlin | Thank youTo say I am bad with change and endings would be an understatement. I was that kid who cried on the last day of elementary school every year.
Prof advises students to track social media usageJesse Suh recommends that students use new apps to keep track of time spent on their devices and find out if it is interfering with other parts of their lives.
MERT survey reports many don't know how to contact themA survey conducted by MERT reports that while students do know fundmental aspects about MERT, many don’t know how to contact them.
New app addresses students' mental health issues“AppHappy” uses games as an alternative form of therapy for international students who are reluctant to seek help for mental health issues.
New study looks at Twitter's portrayal of prescription drugsThe study analyzed over 2,100 tweets over a one-week period and found that most people were talking about abusing the medication rather than using it therapeutically.
Students build new platform for essays and storiesA group of students are looking to provide you with a good read.
New program addresses adult care for autismIn-depth consultations help to address any problems the families may have regarding medication, diagnosis, coordinating treatment and issues pertaining to the transition to adulthood.
For Nursing students, an alternative to OCRStudent nurses in their junior year are encouraged to look for externship programs that allow them to work in hospital units and get hands on experience.
Identity, appearance in focus at medical conferenceA project called “Face to Face” will feature portraits of children with facial deformities painted by artists from a local Philadelphia art studio called Studio Incamminati.
Former prof loses child porn appealLawrence Scott Ward’s appeal for a lighter prison sentence has been denied. Ward claimed that the sentence was inappropriate on several grounds.
Measuring impact of Penn Med CAREs grantsThe grants support student, faculty and staff led efforts to improve the health of the community and foster community involvement.
New Penn Medicine outpatient building centralizes carePenn Medicine Washington Square was built with the patient in mind.
Penn receives $20 million to fund Tobacco Center?The University has received a $20 million federal grant to fund the University of Pennsylvania Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science.
Penn Med shows high schoolers careers in medicineThe Penn Medicine High School Pipeline Program began in 2008 as a summer internship but has evolved into a two-year program comprised of internships and college courses.
HUP staff 'Pet The Pooch' to relieve stressThe “Pet the Pooch” program brings animals to HUP to help the staff relax, which also helps them get adopted.
Wharton grad raises breast cancer awarenessEllen Perl hopes to enlighten Jewish women on their risks for a breast cancer gene.
Student Health Service to distribute free condomsAlong with the new free condom policy, Student Health Service has been working with college houses to create a better system of distribution of condoms among students.
Animal ACTivists of Philly protest animal abuse at PennTuesday afternoon, animal rights group Animal ACTivists of Philly rallied at 34th and Walnut streets against the abuse of research animals at Penn and other universities. According to a 2011 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine report, Penn is number one among Ivy League universities in the number and severity of violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
PennWorld website to create multicultural student connectionsPenn students have created a new way to foster interaction among the many diverse groups on campus: PennWorld.