Articles by Hannah Gross

10/20/20 10:27pm
Van Pelt’s ground floor will be open for individual study from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday as part of the pilot program.
10/20/20 12:46am
Rep. Joseph Kennedy III (D-Mass.) and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) sent a letter to 25 colleges and universities on July 10, requesting information regarding the participation of women and minority-owned asset management firms in the administration of endowment assets. 
10/13/20 12:34am
Students who live in the building located at 3720 Chestnut Street estimate that there is a total of 40 to 50 first-year students living in The Chestnut. The building opened on July 1 and consists of apartments ranging from $1,800 to $6,100 a month. 
10/06/20 11:57pm
The guide, published annually, was written by various student groups including Penn Community for Justice, Police Free Penn, the Penn Slavery Project, Fossil Free Penn, Philly Jobs with Justice, and the Coalition Against Fraternity Sexual Assault.
10/01/20 9:50pm
Lecturer Susan Haas died of a heart attack on Sept. 25, and lecturer Emile Bruneau, who served as director of Annenberg’s Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab, died of brain cancer on Sept. 29.
09/30/20 10:49pm
Students who have previously only taken four or five courses are now enrolled in up to seven courses due to the increased flexibility of online learning and Penn’s decision to extend the spring’s pass/fail grading option.
09/24/20 11:49pm
Belief in conspiracy theories about the coronavirus pandemic is correlated with the refusal to both accept a COVID-19 vaccine and engage in behaviors such as mask-wearing to mitigate spread of the virus.  
09/22/20 11:32pm
The increased workload and time "in class" has forced students to drop classes, work fewer hours at their jobs, and hone their time-management skills.
09/17/20 9:23pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian that the positivity rate uptick was driven mostly by three groups of students in shared community circles.
09/10/20 11:40pm
1974 College graduate Ben Ginsberg criticized Trump for urging his supporters to vote twice, writing that there is no evidence of widespread fraud in mail-in voting and that voting multiple times is illegal.
09/10/20 12:06am
Students, overall, have found the access to Canvas pages useful in determining whether to enroll in classes, but not all classes' Canvas pages are available, as class material access is up to the discretion of the professor.
08/29/20 6:42pm
All 40 trial participants in the phase one trial demonstrated an overall immune response, with 95% of trial participants developing antibodies, according to an update from Inovio Pharmaceuticals on Aug. 10.
08/21/20 9:45pm
COVID-19 testing of asymptomatic students arriving in Philadelphia is available in the Hall of Flags in Houston Hall Monday through Saturday until Sept. 12.
08/20/20 5:38pm
Starbucks and Amazon@Penn at Class of 1920 Commons will be open. Counseling and Psychological Services and Student Health Service will provide both telehealth and in-person services.
08/04/20 12:38pm
Penn is contracting with testing laboratory Genetworx for mail-away testing, Provost Wendell Pritchett and Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli wrote in an email sent to all undergraduates Tuesday morning. Testing kits will be sent to students' permanent addresses between Aug. 8 and Aug. 12.
07/31/20 6:48pm
Friday's announcement comes as a shift from The Wharton School's initial plan for a hybrid fall semester. Newly appointed dean Erika James announced the MBA program change to students in a town hall meeting Friday morning. 
07/24/20 9:21pm
About 14% of admitted students to the Class of 2024 classify as international students who come from 98 countries, placing over 450 admitted international first years at risk under the restrictions.
07/22/20 10:50pm
Applications are now open for the Class of 2024 and fall 2020 transfer students to apply for any of the University's five pre-orientation programs — PENNacle, PennArts, PennCORP, PennGreen, and PennQuest.
07/18/20 9:26pm
Lewis leaves behind a distinguished legacy as a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement and a longtime United States Congress member.
07/13/20 4:16pm
Penn is joined by 58 other nationwide colleges and universities in submitting the brief, which was filed in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts. 
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