Articles by Conor Murray

04/19/21 1:27pm
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University suspended dean's list awards to keep academic policies consistent with the previous year, in which Penn also adopted an extended pass/fail grading system.
04/12/21 7:08pm
Penn Museum and the University issued an apology for their "unethical possession of human remains" in a Monday evening statement.
03/09/21 3:19pm
Only seniors who have participated in Penn's asymptomatic testing program this semester and who have not had housing or access to campus revoked because of a Campus Compact violation will be eligible to participate.
02/05/21 7:12pm
If trends do not reverse, the University will move to Campus Alert Level 3: Safer at Home on the University's four-level alert system as early as next week.
12/16/20 8:23pm
The early decision acceptance rate for the Class of 2025 marks a 4.7 percentage point decrease from last year. This year, 7,962 students applied through the University's early decision program, a 23% increase from last year's 6,453 applicants.
12/09/20 4:11pm
Wolf said he is currently experiencing no symptoms but is following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Department of Health guidelines. 
11/17/20 1:47pm
Penn will contribute $10 million annually over the next decade. The announcement comes as the University faces widespread criticism from both students and faculty for its refusal to make Payments in Lieu of Taxes, known as PILOTs, to the city of Philadelphia.
04/23/20 1:46pm
Fox News host Tucker Carlson blasted Penn for qualifying for federal aid, citing President Amy Gutmann's $3.6 million salary and the University's $14.7 billion endowment.
04/08/20 1:28pm
Biden, a former Penn Presidential Professor of Practice, now has a clear path to the nomination and will face Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate, in November's general election.
03/20/20 11:03am
Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote in an email to Penn undergraduates Friday morning that students must opt in to take their classes pass/fail, and have until April 13 to do so.
03/20/20 11:03am
Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote in an email to Penn undergraduates Friday morning that students must opt in to take their classes pass/fail, and have until April 13 to do so.
03/20/20 11:03am
Provost Wendell Pritchett wrote in an email to Penn undergraduates Friday morning that students must opt in to take their classes pass/fail, and have until April 13 to do so.
03/16/20 2:14pm
Associate Provost and Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé wrote in an email to the Penn community Monday afternoon that two of the positive coronavirus cases are away from campus and one is currently on campus.
03/12/20 6:38pm
President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett announced Thursday evening that students will now be expected to move out of their on-campus residences by March 17 at 8 p.m.
03/11/20 3:14pm
Penn will extend spring break by one week and move to remote instruction beginning March 23, President Amy Gutmann Provost Wendell Pritchett announced in an email to  Penn faculty.
03/10/20 6:35pm
A growing number of universities are banning international travel and mandating that classes shift to online platforms to limit the spread of the virus.
03/06/20 4:42pm
This year's Quaker Days events, which were planned for April 6 and April 15, and the Multicultural Scholars Preview program on April 14, have been canceled, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda wrote in a press release.
02/04/20 11:49pm
The Office of Student Affairs confirmed Tuesday night that the University has ended the IAA's registration with the University.
12/19/19 8:04pm
Patients from three floors in the Rhoads Pavilion were temporarily relocated to receive care in another part of the hospital. All patients are safe.
12/08/19 9:55pm
UA President Natasha Menon and Vice President Brian Goldstein said they could do a better job supporting student groups that they have not worked with before, while other UA officials pressed for an increased focus on climate change.
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