Articles by Mohammad Abunimeh
Supreme Court agrees to hear case on Harvard University's affirmative action policiesThe case was originally brought against Harvard University in 2014 by conservative activist group Students for Fair Admissions on the basis that Harvard and the University of North Carolina discriminate against white and Asian American applicants.
New College House West residents pleased with dorm’s amenitiesStudents' only complaints included the building's location on the far side of campus at 40th and Locust streets, as well as the crowded nature of certain amenities and building elevators.
The SAC Fair is back on Locust WalkClubs have the option to recruit new members in person, virtually, or both from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2.
Penn students observing Ramadan find community on campus despite pandemicStudents who observe Ramadan are rediscovering elements of community as COVID-19 distancing restrictions continue to lift
Penn professor Carl June receives Sanford Lorraine Cross award for cancer cell therapyThe prestigious one million dollar award recognizes profound innovation and achievements in the medical sciences.
Penn ranked among best large employers in the country by ForbesPenn Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania ranked No. 90 and No. 92, respectively.
Penn Law announces three full tuition scholarships honoring first Black woman graduateThe Dr. Sadie T.M. Alexander Scholarships, which were established in February, will be awarded to Law School applicants beginning with students admitted to the JD program for fall 2021.
Penn Medicine study finds mothers can transfer COVID-19 antibodies to their fetusesOf the 83 women in the study that had detectable amounts of antibodies, 87% of their newborns had also developed antibodies.
Philadelphia launches new COVID-19 vaccine sign up — but one already existsPhiladelphia's official registration site will allow people to sign up to be notified when they become eligible for the vaccine.
Penn's Basser Center for BRCA awards eighth Basser Global Prize for breast cancer researchKaufman’s research played a major role in the development of a treatment for hereditary cancer caused by BRCA. The treatment uses PARP inhibitors, which prevent the body from repairing cancerous cells damaged by chemotherapy.
Philadelphia ranks No. 13 best city for dating during the COVID-19 pandemicThe study relied on a satisfaction survey of renters which included questions about dating and outdoor recreation, and the number of single people in the area.