Articles by Ashley Ahn

09/16/20 9:26pm
While the Chemistry department must endure the same budget cut as the other SAS departments, Chemistry Ph.D. students are typically supported by research grants from government agencies.
09/15/20 12:17am
The election took place from Sept. 12 to 14 after being postponed from earlier this spring by the Nominations and Elections Committee due to the coronavirus outbreak. 
09/13/20 11:55pm
Penn has moved the coronavirus testing data to the COVID-19 Dashboard and is currently only reporting weekly positive results.
09/10/20 9:29pm
The suspect is a 6’2’’ “dark complected” male with a thin build and long hair. Reported to be in his 20s, he was seen wearing dark blue clothing and carrying a maroon duffel bag.
08/11/20 1:32pm
The University scratches its plans to conduct a hybrid fall semester that guaranteed on-campus housing for first years, sophomores, and transfer students in the College House system, according to The Fall Semester Planning FAQ.
08/07/20 1:31am
Members of the Penn community are mourning the loss of Sun, 19 years old, who died on July 25 after his car collided with an International Bus in Colorado while on a hiking trip.
07/15/20 4:20am
Penn is facing a net difference in budget of $164 million due to the COVID-19 pandemic largely from forgone revenues including tuition, housing, and others. The University, more tuition-dependent than its peer institutions, will raise its total cost of attendance for the upcoming academic year — but also expects to provide more student financial aid.
07/08/20 2:51pm
In her book 'Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,' Mary Trump details how Donald Trump created a toxic family dynamic, accusing him of being a "sociopath."
07/08/20 11:54am
Filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the lawsuit seeks to prevent ICE and the Department of Homeland Security from enforcing the policy, arguing it violates the Administrative Procedure Act.
06/29/20 1:17am
All chemistry lab courses will be taught entirely remotely for fall 2020 with potential optional in-person experience, Merriam Professor of Chemistry and Chemistry Undergraduate Chair Jeffrey Winkler said.
06/12/20 1:56pm
Institutions such as Penn and Temple University are reviewing old social media posts containing racial slurs that have resurfaced, while other universities have taken disciplinary action in response to inflammatory posts targeted at the George Floyd protests.
06/05/20 10:53pm
The five-year-old video has prompted the University to look further into the matter.
06/01/20 5:28pm
Coronavirus has skewed students’ plans to take required standardized tests such as the LSAT and MCAT for law and medical schools, respectively, this spring.  
06/01/20 4:40pm
Take a look back at the Class of 2020’s journey at Penn from 2016 to 2020.
05/26/20 3:36pm
Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote in an email to all graduate school professors on Sunday evening that researchers must discontinue all non-essential on-campus research activities by March 17 to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 
04/27/20 5:02pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email to the Penn community on Monday that the University has established a Recovery Planning Group to determine when students will be able to return to campus. 
04/21/20 12:27pm
Penn President Amy Gutmann wrote in an email to all undergraduates on Tuesday morning that the summer savings grant will help mitigate the loss of expected income due to canceled summer jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic.
04/17/20 12:31am
Since the move to remote teaching, some TAs said they are dedicating significantly more time to teaching and struggling to balance their work as both a teacher and student. 
04/14/20 11:04pm
Penn has updated the Student FAQ section on the University Coronavirus website, stating that the University cannot predict what will happen in the fall but is planning for every possibility amid the pandemic.
04/13/20 1:16pm
No changes will be made to tuition, fee charges, and grading policies for credit-bearing undergraduate courses in the summer sessions, the email read. 
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