Articles by Jenna Pollack

11/18/20 12:31am
The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that Harvard University’s admissions process does not illegally discriminate against Asian Americans, upholding a federal court decision from 2019.
11/09/20 2:19am
Although the University recorded 8 positive asymptomatic COVID-19 test results from October 21-October 23, the most recorded in any three-day period so far, the positivity rate within that timeframe remained at 0.15%.
10/24/20 6:44pm
Miller has been the editor of Almanac, Penn's weekly journal of record, opinion, and news for University faculty and staff, since 2000.
10/04/20 6:55pm
The gift will expand the Toll Public Interest Scholars and Fellows Program, doubling the number of public interest graduates within the next decade through full and partial tuition scholarships. 
09/27/20 3:25pm
The study found that deployment to these sites did not impact longevity or cause of death.
09/19/20 1:24pm
Penn placed second to last among the eight Ivy League institutions — outranking only Columbia University, which placed 15th.
09/13/20 9:23pm
A research team led by Penn scientists successfully transplanted insulin-producing cells into multiple animal models.
09/06/20 6:35pm
Penn’s six hospitals were among 495 given the highest designation of Healthcare Equality Leaders by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
08/31/20 5:48pm
The grant, which was accepted on Thursday, will be used to buy vote-counting equipment, increase satellite election offices, and place drop boxes around the city.
03/26/20 9:34pm
The man was in his 50s and had an underlying medical condition and he died shortly after he was admitted to the hospital, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
03/26/20 8:06pm
Yoshor will begin his appointment on July 1, 2020.
03/05/20 7:59pm
Uygur finished in 4th place out of 12 candidates in the special primary election for Katie Hill’s former seat, earning approximately 5% of the vote, The New York Times reported.
02/27/20 7:44pm
Gym is the second elected official in Pennsylvania to endorse Sanders. 
02/21/20 9:37pm
In fiscal year 2019, Penn received $11.3 million, followed by the University of Washington School of Nursing with $11 million.
02/21/20 9:35pm
Kraidy is currently the associate dean of the Annenberg School for Communication. He will assume his new position at Northwestern on July 1.
11/19/19 9:46pm
Penn researchers said these distorted perceptions of polls can have harmful effects on elections and undermine faith in the voting system.
11/17/19 8:16pm
The Penn Wharton Budget Model revealed Thursday that the tax could cause the nation’s annual economic growth to decrease by 0.2 percentage points each year over ten years. 
11/03/19 5:48pm
Shannon Phillips oversaw the Starbucks on 18th and Spruce streets, where two black men were arrested on suspicion of trespassing for declining to leave the store while waiting for an acquaintance. 
10/29/19 8:13pm
Tse's father, Tse Ping, is the founder of multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical company Sino Biopharmaceutical. 
10/23/19 6:40pm
The study found that female researchers tended to have fewer followers, likes, and retweets than their male counterparts despite being equally active on Twitter.
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