Articles by Courtney Daub

04/26/19 12:05am
Penn launched the “Your Big Idea” challenge on Feb. 4, calling on all Penn-affiliated people to submit ideas to enhance wellness at Penn.
04/25/19 1:37am
The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly gathered to elect its next Executive Board in Irvine Auditorium’s Amado Recital Hall. The election took more than four hours. 
04/10/19 1:51am
Semifinalists are currently formalizing their pitches with help of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation staff and will give three-minute pitches during a “Big Idea Pitch Event” on April 25 to the public.
04/01/19 1:26am
Penn First Graduate Association held their first annual community discussion and dinner for first-generation, low-income graduate students.
03/28/19 12:12am
Morénike Sheri Giwa, one of the panelists and a person with autism, spoke about how professors in her master's program were condescending towards her when she asked for clarification on vague instructions.
03/13/19 12:25am
On Jan. 22, the University officially proposed a policy to group all sexual misconduct investigations in a single office.
02/18/19 11:27am
The lawsuit, filed on Feb. 11 against the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, claims the defendants violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. 
02/10/19 10:09pm
Submissions for the challenge — which total more than 200 ideas so far — include ideas such as hiring staff to support long-term therapy at Counseling and Psychological Services.
02/05/19 2:44am
Panelists discussed various topics, such as the importance of self-care for working transgender people and streamlining communication by encouraging inclusive pronoun use in the classroom.
02/04/19 12:31am
The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly passed an official resolution to address the lack of specific spaces for graduate and professional students on Jan. 30.
02/02/19 6:05pm
Hamilton Village Building Administrator Max Reyes-Rosario wrote in an email to Harnwell residents at 4:58 p.m. that the fan coil unit and air handling caused the leak. 
12/05/18 7:12pm
Graduate students at Brown University voted to unionize after over a year of campaigns and Columbia University administration officially recognized the student union following years of resistance.
11/28/18 8:50pm
Students cite their packed schedules, peer stigma, and the fact that the physical CAPS space in Penn Dental is completely visible to the outside as roadblocks for student use.
11/12/18 1:27am
As GAPSA's Equity and Access Chair, Laronnda Thompson plans to expand resources for graduate students with disabilities and students seeking to incorporate disability studies into their work. 
10/28/18 7:45pm
Penn's recent push toward online master's degrees has helped create programs for non-traditional students who have faced logistical challenges obtaining a Penn education.
10/21/18 10:06pm
Sansom Place East is currently home to 528 graduate students who call the building old and maintenance "horrible," but Business Services said it will be five to ten years before the building will see renovations. 
10/18/18 1:37pm
The Former Governor of Florida recently joined former Vice President Joe Biden as Penn's second Presidential Practice Professor.
10/15/18 2:43pm
The requirement went into effect this semester, but the decision was made in March 2017 as part of the President and Provost's Faculty Inclusion Report.
09/30/18 8:38pm
The University has implemented a number of changes to Fels since December 2017, including ousting the executive director and pausing admissions for the 2018-19 school year. 
09/19/18 8:18pm
Penn's Philosophy department is the second in the University this year to throw out the GRE requirement. It argues the test 'can be financially burdensome for low-income applicants.'
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