Articles by Jun Park
Penn Medicine will receive nearly $7 million to study influenzaPenn Medicine will work to gain a better understanding of influenza viruses around the world and finding out what viruses may have the potential to cause future pandemics.
Yale announces return to in-person learning for fall semesterThe wide availability of vaccines has allowed the school to plan for an in-person semester, although the plan has not been finalized yet.
Penn Nursing study finds babies experiencing opioid withdrawal receive lower quality careThe team found that because these infants receive care in lower quality hospitals, they are more likely to have poor health outcomes.
University of Pennsylvania Health System hospitals ranked No. 16 in the country by NewsweekThe two hospitals, which were ranked together, fell 15 spots in the world ranking and six spots in the national ranking.
Five Penn faculty members awarded Sloan Research FellowshipsThe Sloan Research Fellowship is a two-year fellowship awarded to researchers who are early in their careers.
Donations to colleges and universities remain flat for 2019-2020 academic yearEven amid the overall lack of increase in donations, Penn received several large donations during the previous academic year.
Villanova announces stay-at-home policy days after Penn threatens the sameVillanova students will not be permitted to leave their residences or interact with others outside of their household outside of instruction and essential purposes
Snow continues to fall in Philadelphia as city sees worst snowstorm in five yearsAfter heavy snowfall from Sunday through Monday, at least three additional inches of snow are expected to fall from Monday night into Tuesday afternoon.
Penn Med study finds that cancer patients in remission risk serious illness from COVID-19The study indicates that both patients currently suffering from cancer and those with inactive cancer are highly vulnerable to COVID-19.
Biden won Pennsylvania by more than 80,000 votes, according to final countPennsylvanian suburbs shifted toward Biden to deliver his victory, including Allegheny County, which is home to Pittsburgh and its suburbs.
COVID-19 cases surge in Philadelphia while hospitalizations and fatalities remain lowThe Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 2,662 additional positive cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 220,556. Daily increases are higher than the state saw in its springtime peak of the virus, reflecting similar trends reported in Philadelphia County and at Penn.
Former President Barack Obama to visit Philadelphia to campaign for Joe BidenIn a push to engage voters just weeks before the presidential election, former President Barack Obama will visit Philadelphia in person to campaign for Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee and his former vice president.