Articles by Jonah Charlton

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.
04/21/21 12:32am
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé said the low positivity rate is a testament to continued adherence to public health guidelines, and he urged students to continue to wear masks, socially distance, and wash their hands.
04/20/21 11:49am
Penn community members who are vaccinated on Wednesday will receive the second dose of the vaccine on May 12, a victory for students in on-campus housing who are required to move out by May 13.
04/15/21 1:25am
The entirety of the Penn community, including all students, are eligible to receive the vaccine on-campus on April 19, when the city of Philadelphia begins vaccinating all adults. 
04/14/21 12:35am
Vaccination appointment times for the week of April 19, when all adults in Philadelphia become eligible under Phase 2 of the city's rollout plan, will be released on the scheduling platform by Friday afternoon.
04/14/21 12:10am
Penn administrators said the continued decrease in cases was encouraging, but emphasized that members of the Penn community must continue to be vigilant, even after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
04/06/21 1:06pm
Philadelphia Health Commissioner Thomas Farley cautions, however, that "not everyone who is eligible will be able to get vaccinated right away due to limited supply."
03/31/21 1:24am
The University will begin vaccinating community members who qualify under Phases 1A and 1B as soon as its first allotment of doses arrives from the city.
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