Articles by Amy Kaplan

03/22/20 2:12pm
The new University-wide pass/fail policy eliminates many restrictions that the four undergraduate schools have placed on pass/fail courses.
02/27/20 7:08pm
A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that the proposed facility will not violate federal law. Safehouse, the nonprofit that proposed the facility, aims to provide a safe environment where people struggling with addiction may use their own drugs. 
02/20/20 9:24pm
The prosecutors were asked to resign in January 2018, three days after Krasner took office. When they refused, they were fired and replaced by younger prosecutors whom the plaintiffs claim were less experienced, according to the lawsuit.
02/12/20 11:48pm
Third-year Penn Law student Gabriella Ravida serves as the editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the nation’s oldest law journal. 
11/11/19 9:37pm
The new technology allows the transfection agents, which are positively charged transporters, to accept antibodies that they could not before.
11/11/19 9:23pm
The researchers argued that in may cases, people's immune systems destroy the infecting bacteria, but they retain an "immunological memory" to the disease. 
11/11/19 7:52pm
The new system will replace tokens and tickets with an electronically reloadable card as the primary form of payment, but will require an overhaul of the current card reader system.
10/16/19 8:52pm
Patients who use online patient portals are twice as likely to have their blood pressure checked and 50% more likely to get a flu shot and get their cholesterol checked, the study reported.
10/03/19 8:27pm
The two schools, which share a campus in Spring Garden, will undergo additional air tests to ensure that occupied areas are safe, Action News reported.
09/17/19 9:15pm
Penn professor Christopher Murray's study aimed to solve the problem of how to store energy using fuel cells in a cheaper and more sustainable way. 
09/11/19 9:56pm
For over two decades, Penn Press has been led by Eric Halpern, who took the position in 1995. Francis, who will succeed Halpern on Sept. 23, will be the press’s 13th director. 
09/05/19 5:07pm
Leading the ranking were Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Yale University. Following Penn, California Institute of Technology and Princeton University tied for fifth place.
04/29/19 11:56pm
Many universities chose commencement speakers who are also alumni, including 2002 Princeton graduate Ellie Kemper and 2001 Brown graduate John Krasinski.
04/22/19 8:21pm
The study found that within a 24-hour period, interns spent almost 16 hours on indirect patient care as they worked with electronic medical records and communicated with other clinicians. 
04/15/19 7:23pm
The Pennsylvania Society is a nonpartisan charitable organization that honors an individual's achievements, excellence, leadership, and service with its annual Gold Medal. 
04/08/19 10:55pm
The Penn Book Center will continue to host events in the store until the end of May.
04/08/19 10:24pm
This report follows the ongoing outbreak at Temple in addition to isolated cases at Penn and Drexel. 
04/01/19 8:52pm
Penn, Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Brown, and Dartmouth all saw their lowest admission rates in history – with four of the schools dipping below 6 percent.
03/25/19 10:43pm
The reBalance initiative allows customers to pay waste management organizations to have the plastic that they use recycled, in order to prevent plastic from polluting the ocean.
03/12/19 9:36pm
The researchers foundthat bone fractures have increased by 163 percent with patients 65 years or older. 
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