Articles by Deena Elul
CAPS cancels some appointments Tuesday, directs students to SHSClinicians are available at Student Health Service on Tuesday and CAPS will resume its regular appointments Wednesday.
Perry World House fall colloquium to feature former Secretary of State John KerryThe colloquium, titled "How Emerging Technologies are Rewiring the Global Order," will feature speeches and panel discussions with other prominent government and technology leaders.
Penn Med prof. Katherine Nathanson receives $3 million grant for cancer researchNathanson's research looks at BRCA gene mutations, or specific genetic changes associated with increased rates of breast, ovarian, prostate, and pancreatic cancer.
Wallet theft at 33rd and Walnut prompts UPennAlert Thursday afternoonThe Division of Public Safety issued a UPenn alert after a person reportedly had their wallet taken from them on the 3300 block of Walnut Street.
Fresh Grocer closed temporarily Monday for 'visible physical evidence' of rodentsA sign posted outside the store noted that "occupancy after 8/19/19 at 1:07 p.m. is illegal," adding that to reopen, the Fresh Grocer must undergo re-inspection and pay a $315 fee.
New sophomore tradition, U-Night, draws 1,000 students to celebrate class unityThe event featured speeches from Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett, as well as a ceremony where attendees lit lanterns to demonstrate class unity.
Richard Lugar dies at 87, will receive his honorary degree posthumously this MayLugar, a former Republican senator from Indiana, was scheduled to receive an honorary doctor of laws degree at this May's commencement ceremony.
Scared of mumps during Fling? SHS director gives tips on avoiding it.As of April 9, three Penn students have been diagnosed with mumps. To avoid catching the contagious disease, Student Health Service Director Giang Nguyen urges students to avoid sharing vaping products, drinks, and food, as mumps spreads through saliva.
Penn undergraduate diagnosed with mumps as outbreak at Temple growsThe infected student lives off-campus and was diagnosed following lab testing in Student Health Service.
Kevin Mahoney appointed CEO of Penn Medicine after 23 years of leadershipMahoney is succeeding Ralph W. Muller, who has served as Penn Med's CEO since 2003. The health system announced that Muller would step down from the position in June 2018
Furda says Penn will revisit admissions procedures in light of national bribery scandalPenn hired an outside consultant to review procedures after former men's basketball coach Jerome Allen pleaded guilty in October 2018 to accepting bribes to help a current Penn senior gain admission.
Penn not among schools named in nationwide college admissions scandalAmong the 50 individuals charged with conspiracy to commit racketeering and fraud are famous actors, college coaches, and university administrators.
Duncan Watts appointed to Annenberg, Engineering, Wharton as new Penn Integrates Knowledge prof.Watts is currently a principal researcher and founding member of the Microsoft Research Lab and an Andrew D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University.
From Wash U, Tamara Greenfield King comes to Penn as Associate VP for Student AffairsKing will oversee Career Services, Civic House, NROTC, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Office of Student Affairs, and Platt Student Performing Arts House.
New CURF director looks to work with cultural centers and create freshman programsJane Coyle Morris will replace Harriet Joseph, who served as CURF's executive director from 2008 until her retirement in 2018.
Raymond G. Perelman, namesake and major donor of Medical School, dies at 101Perelman, a 1940 Wharton graduate, was one of Penn’s largest donors. In 2011, he gave $225 million to the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
'You don't pour tea down someone's throat' written in place of 'Wynn Commons' namesakeThe reference to the popular "Tea and Consent" video took the now-empty space where Wynn's name was once engraved.
Construction during finals for New College House West leaves students concerned about noiseWhile administrators say they are making efforts to reduce noise when construction starts on Dec. 3, students are still worried they will be unable to study in their buildings.
New College House West will begin construction next Monday on high-rise fieldIn the email sent to Du Bois and Rodin residents, University administrators said students will hear "intermittent noise" from construction from Dec. 3 through finals week.