Articles by Isabela Baghdady
Philly Fighting COVID CEO reaches settlement with Pennsylvania Attorney GeneralThe settlement between Shapiro and Andrei Doroshin, CEO of PFC and former Drexel University graduate student, banned Doroshin from involvement in charity, government, or health-related work in Pennsylvania for the next 10 years.
Annenberg Emeritus Professor Elihu Katz dies at 95Recognized as a distinguished sociologist, and a “founding father of the field of Communication,” Katz authored over 20 books and 175 articles and book chapters during his lifetime.
Penn has only seen a 'couple of cases' of the flu while cases surge locallyWhile some universities in the Philadelphia region have seen a significant early rise in flu cases, Penn has only seen "a couple cases" of the flu on-campus.
Professor Dorothy Roberts talks dismantling the child welfare system at Penn eventRoberts argues that the child welfare system means something different for Black children and white children because Black children live in greater fear of being separated from their parents.
Former Penn Physiology Department Chair Robert E. Forster II dies at 101Forster, 101, received his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine in 1943.
Activist Loretta Ross urges productive conversations over cancel culture at Penn eventThe event, titled “Calling in the Calling Out Culture — A Dialogue with Loretta Ross,” explored Ross’s philosophy of standing against injustice with an approach of love, respect, and grace.
Philadelphia reaches milestone with over 70% of adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19Eighty-six percent of adults in the city have received at least their first dose.
A guide to off-campus housing around Penn’s campusFor sophomores and juniors looking at off-campus housing for next year, there are a variety of popular options, ranging from studio apartments to Victorian townhouses.
Penn GSE and Free Library of Philadelphia to offer free adult English language coursesThe free online courses, operating between September and December 2021, are conducted over Zoom and taught by Penn GSE students pursuing degrees in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Annenberg event explores gender and racial bias in online algorithmsThe event, titled “Annenberg Conversations on Gender: From Algorithm Audits to Accountability,” featured conversation about implicit biases in Google Image Search results.
Ten tips for navigating your first in-person semester at PennThe Daily Pennsylvanian reached out to Penn students and faculty for advice on how incoming first years, transfer students, and sophomores can succeed in their first in-person semester.
Van Pelt Library opens to Penn community, visitors ahead of in-person fall semesterIndividuals no longer need to schedule an appointment or make a reservation to browse the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center's stacks or to use self-serve study areas.
Pa. State Representative elected to reform 190th district implicated in deed fraudAmen Brown allegedly purchased a row house in the Point Breeze neighborhood in Philadelphia despite the owner of the home having been deceased for over 10 years.
Students call Gutmann’s nomination a ‘great opportunity,’ but are wary of leadership changeIn an email sent to the Penn community, Gutmann said she intends to serve as Penn president until June 30, 2022, as originally intended, or until the Senate confirms her ambassadorship.
Penn alum donates $100k to fund Penn Libraries lecture series on diversity and inclusion1989 College graduate William Park's donation to Penn Libraries will fund a five-year lecture series on diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.
Penn Libraries offers students, faculty, staff free access to The New York TimesPenn community members can access their subscription — both on The New York Times' website and its mobile app — by creating an online account using their PennKeys.
Penn Med implements digital tool to empower and engage inpatients during hospital staysPenn Medicine’s new digital tool, MyChart Bedside, allows inpatients to view their upcoming procedures and tests, the medications they will be receiving, and their treatment providers.
‘A sense of normalcy’: students welcome Penn’s new mask guidelinesSeveral students remain concerned about the enforcement of new mask-wearing regulations and the impact they will have on the West Philadelphia community.
Wharton first year starts podcast to build connections and counter pandemic isolationThe podcast, called “Oluswole,” features conversations between Adekeye and his guests, who range from Penn students to family members and high school classmates.