Articles by Jonah Charlton

10/19/21 4:30pm
The University requires that all vaccinated students receive at least one COVID-19 test every two weeks, and if they fail to do so, they will receive a red PennOpen Pass until they test negative.
10/18/21 12:27am
The flu clinic — which ran from Oct. 4 through Oct. 8 — was held in Gimbel Gymnasium in Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. 
10/13/21 11:17pm
The University also reported that 97% of faculty and staff and 96% of all students, both graduate and undergraduate, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
09/29/21 12:09am
Between Sept. 19 and Sept. 25, 55 Penn community members tested positive for COVID-19 out of a total of 15,471 community members who received tests.
09/28/21 1:14am
The flu clinic — which provides vaccines to students, faculty, and staff for free — will open Oct. 4 and close Oct. 8.
08/05/21 5:12pm
A total of 80% of students enrolled in on-campus programs and 84% of faculty and staff have reported being fully vaccinated. The University expects the community vaccination rate to reach 90% by September. 
07/29/21 12:24am
The move comes as COVID-19 cases across the country continue to rise, largely due to the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant. Penn will continue to monitor the situation and the decision may change in the future.
07/21/21 9:13pm
The nomination comes just three weeks after Biden nominated Penn President Amy Gutmann as the next U.S. ambassador to Germany on July 2.
07/02/21 5:31pm
Gutmann wrote that she will continue to serve as Penn's president until June 30, 2022, as she had previously planned, or whenever the U.S. Senate confirms her as the ambassador, which would likely accelerate her departure.
06/29/21 6:23pm
Gutman is the the longest serving president in Penn’s history. Her contract will end in 2022.
06/24/21 2:51pm
Fully vaccinated students will not be required to submit to any form of regular COVID-19 testing, as they had been in the spring 2021 semester. 
06/16/21 7:22pm
In real time, The Daily Pennsylvanian is tracking the fall 2021 vaccine requirement policies at over 200 U.S. colleges across each of the 50 states.
06/14/21 5:42pm
The move marks the first time in well over a year that students, faculty, and staff will not be required to wear a mask indoors at Penn, a monumental step towards Penn's plan of holding a fully in-person, on-campus fall semester.
05/21/21 8:11pm
Both the City of Philadelphia and Penn will still require that masks are worn indoors until at least June 11, when the city plans to reevaluate the policy.
05/16/21 11:15pm
From May 2 through May 8, only four undergraduate students tested positive, less than 0.10% of students who were tested for COVID-19.
05/16/21 10:41pm
From the Philadelphia Eagles’ first-ever Super Bowl victory to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, take a look back at the Class of 2021’s journey at Penn from 2017 to 2021.
05/16/21 6:20pm
The Class of 2021's final year at Penn was marked by pandemic-induced modifications to academics and campus life, featuring online classes, COVID-19 testing, and a largely shuttered campus.
05/11/21 12:03pm
Deputy Provost Beth Winkelstein will serve as interim provost while Pritchett is on leave. 
04/29/21 10:55pm
Director of Campus Health Ashlee Halbritter said the continued low case count was good news and urged students to continue following public health guidelines as the end of the semester nears.
04/22/21 12:56pm
The University expects that masks will still be required in many locations on campus and COVID-19 testing may still be mandatory.
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