Articles by Katharine Shao

03/11/19 5:49am
The guidelines, which aim to clarify inconsistencies in departments' respective handbooks, were established in spring 2018.
03/11/19 5:43am
When members of the student group withdrew their petition to unionize in February 2018, participation in the organization dwindled and efforts to unionize ultimately ceased.
03/11/19 5:33am
Penn's student government and administrators are working to bring more student activity to Houston Hall.
02/12/19 8:20am
A 10-week intensive program run by Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice, PREP aims to teach previously incarcerated individuals to be socially responsible entrepreneurs and help them reintegrate into society. 
01/29/19 5:38am
Rivera-Reyes, a democratic socialist, is currently campaigning for an at-large seat in the Democratic primary, all while balancing cancer biology research at Penn. The primary election will be held May 21.
01/24/19 4:25am
GAPSA launched the Penn Franklins group after the assembly's mental health survey showed that almost half of the graduate students who responded felt “so depressed it was difficult to function.”
01/21/19 2:49am
Through the project, every mother discharged without her baby is given a care package containing a fresh-cut flower and a new set of pajamas. 
12/05/18 5:14am
Throughout the semester, students will hear from expert guest lecturers and will work on their own piece of nonfiction writing such as a memoir, investigative article, narrative long-form story, or medical science piece.
11/29/18 3:23am
The Witte-Sakamoto Family Prize is one of many recent donations to PennDesign.
11/24/18 11:17pm
City officials recently found e-scooters to be classified as a “motor vehicle” — without meeting the safety and equipment standards for motor vehicles, they can’t be used on roads or sidewalks.  
11/12/18 1:42am
This new program from Penn's Radiation Oncology Department is changing the waiting room experience. 
10/19/18 9:38pm
After Ride Health's introduction at Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center, Ride Health founders and HUP supervisors said they have seen improvements in patient satisfaction and more efficient care. 
10/12/18 11:32pm
Before he became a world-famous musician, the 1999 College graduate worked as a management consultant for Boston Consulting Group, where he picked up a valuable life lesson. 
09/21/18 9:23pm
Penn is unique in offering Mongolian as a language, as only a few universities in the U.S., such as Indiana University and  UC Berkeley, offer it as a language option.
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