Articles by Anya Tullman

07/29/20 12:42am
University spokesperson Stephen MacCarthy declined to say whether Penn is considering a change to a fully online semester or not.
07/22/20 11:25pm
Professors also expressed concerns about their children's safety, as students in the School District of Philadelphia will return to school in person two days a week this fall.
07/10/20 12:01am
Some graduate students who are currently weighing whether to teach courses in person this fall expressed confusion and frustration over the lack of support for graduate and professional students in Penn's fall 2020 plan.
06/30/20 6:34pm
Penn Provost Wendell Pritchett made the announcement on Tuesday that Mamta Motwani Accapadi will replace Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum as Penn’s new VPUL on Aug. 17. Accapadi will arrive to Penn with committed to goals of inclusion, community, and social justice.
06/25/20 11:56pm
Shortly after the University released its fall semester plan to open campus and offer instruction in a hybrid format, students voiced mixed reactions. While some are concerned about intense time zone differences, Penn's testing abilities, and housing, others are excited to return to campus. 
06/24/20 10:31pm
As Vice President for Social Equity and Community, Howard will oversee programs and initiatives that foster social equality, inclusion, and diversity at Penn through various research and collaborative efforts.
06/18/20 10:51pm
Members of UMOJA said they were disappointed after a meeting with administration, in which the group also demanded a COVID-19 response fund for students and SAC funding for local non-profits.
06/02/20 12:36am
Although absentee voters now have until June 2 to mail their ballots, some Penn students who applied for a mail-in ballot from out of state may still be unable to vote because of delays in receiving their ballots.
05/21/20 12:13am
207 Penn faculty and staff signed an open letter urging administration to use the University's endowment to support graduate students and non-tenured faculty during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
04/22/20 1:30am
Vice President of Finance and Treasurer MaryFrances McCourt wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian that Penn has not yet finalized how it will spend the funds, nor has it received the money from the federal government yet. 
04/19/20 11:29pm
Penn Engineering IT has been monitoring and evaluating security issues on Zoom as they have become known, according to Kristofor Varhus, Computing and Educational Technology Services Informational Technology senior director.
04/12/20 10:09pm
For students who have not made a decision about pass/fail by April 13, the Office of the University Registrar has created a Petition for Change of Grading Option that students can fill out anytime from April 14 to April 29.
04/09/20 11:58pm
2014 College graduate Dylan Hansen-Fliedner connected with hundreds of Penn students and faculty online to discuss his experience editing the hit Netflix documentary series.
04/01/20 12:25am
The UA-administered survey, conducted from March 20 to March 30, garnered responses from 944 students across all four undergraduate schools, according to the report. 
03/29/20 8:18pm
Students commended the school's transparency in the decision-making process and thanked the school for listening to student opinion before making a final decision. 
03/25/20 6:11pm
Penn Law Dean Ted Ruger announced in an email to Penn law students on Wednesday that the new grading system will apply to all law students and full-semester classes.
03/17/20 6:30pm
Started by College senior Jonathan Kohan on March 12, the petition argues that many courses do not transfer easily to an online environment and that some professors have little experience teaching online. 
03/03/20 11:08pm
Halo Cars attaches smart LED screens to the top of rideshare vehicles to show “hyper-targeted” advertisements that are calibrated to appear based on location, weather, and consumer profiles, according to the company’s website.
03/02/20 10:16pm
According to a University–wide email, Penn has also created a task force to review and update the “existing pandemic planning procedure.”
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