Articles by Marissa Ephron

07/08/20 12:57am
Each school that has announced a plan so far will implement a hybrid of in-person and remote instruction on campus, with varying levels of in-person instruction.
06/29/20 10:58pm
Although schools have been closed since March 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WePAC, a grassroots nonprofit organization that operates volunteer-run elementary school libraries in Philadelphia, has found ways to continue its programming with Penn Libraries’ assistance.
06/23/20 11:53pm
While several organizations have released statements and raised money towards anti-racist and community-oriented organizations in recent weeks, some Greek organizations have committed to addressing racism and a lack of diversity within their own chapters on campus.
06/15/20 2:02am
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships has awarded eight Hassenfeld Foundation Social Impact Grants, which is funding projects that range from providing education to families struggling due to the pandemic to a mentorship program for Bangladeshi immigrant students in West Philadelphia.
05/29/20 10:03pm
Invisible Hands PHL currently has more than 250 volunteers who carry out contactless deliveries to Philadelphia residents for free, or work remotely by taking calls from residents requesting deliveries.
05/24/20 10:02pm
My Virtual Veterinarian's users increased more than 200% in April, and more than 300% in March as the coronavirus pandemic has increasingly led doctors to turn to telemedicine.
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