Articles by Sara Forastieri

06/15/22 11:19pm
March for Our Lives leaders, students, victims, and survivors gathered this past Saturday in Washington D.C. to demand immediate change in gun violence prevention laws in Capitol Hill. 
05/26/22 12:19am
The lawsuit has been issued against Penn, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Association of Black Anthropologists, and the Society of Black Archaeologists, among other parties.  
05/26/22 12:14am
All University testing will now be conducted at the new PennCares testing site on 3734 Spruce Street.
05/16/22 11:28pm
The ceremony marked the first Commencement to permit in-person family and guest attendance since 2019.  
05/08/22 11:54pm
This year's ceremony will feature speeches from Interim President Wendell Pritchett, University Chaplain Chaz Howard, and guest speaker and Penn professor Dorothy Roberts.
04/12/22 2:01am
The Penn Medicine scientists were able to reduce the time it takes to train the body's immune cells to find and fight cancer from approximately 9 to 14 days to just 24 hours.
03/17/22 11:26pm
The center will be renamed the Ellen and Ronald Caplan Cancer Center in honor of the donors. The $10 million donation is the largest the Wistar Institute has received to date.
02/14/22 11:40pm
The donation from Wharton graduate Leonard Lauder will fund a program to recruit and prepare a group of nurse practitioners to work in underserved communities across the nation.
11/18/21 10:14pm
Patients of different races and genders received the guideline-recommended care at the same rate when doctors connected with peer networks. 
10/31/21 11:44pm
The sprinkler led to a building-wide evacuation and flooding in 13 suites, prompting the relocation of 12 students to the Sheraton Philadelphia University City Hotel.
10/21/21 11:48pm
Penn was the second most represented school on the list with 14 billionaires, falling just behind Harvard University’s 15 billionaires. 
10/12/21 9:26pm
The study concluded that even in cities with close access to health professionals, poorer and primarily Black communities have higher amputation rates.
09/23/21 9:33pm
The Specialized Programs of Research Excellence, also known as SPOREs, is a five-year award to fund three new melanoma research projects.
07/26/21 1:24am
The researchers found that no particular demographic was more impacted by the effects of online learning and that certain learning techniques were more effective.
06/23/21 11:45pm
Texas court federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against the Houston Methodist Hospital System for requiring its employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
06/09/21 11:48pm
Students are concerned the vaccine mandate could force international students to move to the United States earlier and cause them to miss New Student Orientation activities and in-person classes.
04/27/21 11:57pm
With the Johnson & Johnson vaccine approved again, Philadelphia and the state of Pennsylvania plan to focus on reaching vulnerable populations who have not yet been vaccinated.
04/20/21 11:29pm
The School of Veterinary Medicine found that specially trained dogs can sniff out COVID-19 with 96% accuracy.
04/14/21 8:14pm
The money comes from a $5 billion fund dedicated to emergency housing assistance in the American Rescue Plan.
03/03/21 6:49pm
Officials intended for the clinic to be open only for essential workers, SEPTA employees, and federal employees. Once the link was leaked, however, the city had no way to restrict who signed up.
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