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Do political beliefs affect social distancing?

Experts say voluntary physical distancing in the United States was essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19 in the early days and...

Virtual palliative care doctors are a ‘bright spot’ in dark times

An initiative to provide virtual palliative care for nursing home patients, their families, and staff in a group of West Philadelphia nursing...

New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers

An improved urine-testing system for people suffering from kidney stones inspired by nature and proposed by researchers from Penn State and...

High-impact giving during a global crisis

Penn Today talks with Kat Rosqueta and Kelly Andrews of the Center for High Impact Philanthropy to discuss how to give when...

More students eligible for move out as additional counties move to yellow phase

With Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement today (May 22) of additional counties moving to yellow phase over the next two weeks, students residing...

OCEAN CURRENTS SUMMER LECTURE SERIES

UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment takes Ocean Currents virtual this summer The University of Delaware’s College of...

OPINION

Will movie theaters survive COVID-19?

The season of blockbusters is upon us, but theaters have been empty for months – and it’s unclear what they’ll show, or...

BBC: A tiny ‘country’ between France and Switzerland

In the Saugeais valley, there’s a tiny micronation with its own flag. It’s not recognised by the French state, but that hasn’t...

AP: Review: ‘All My Mother’s Lovers’ a story about power of love

“All My Mother’s Lovers,” by Ilana Masad (Dutton) “All My Mother’s Lovers” by Ilana Masad is a story of...

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, MAY 2020

VOLUME 12, NUMBER 142, MAY 2020

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

Affected by Covid-19, classes have been suspended in 187 countries. 1.5 billion students worldwide are facing "out of school", and online education...

NEWS

AP: Chinese grad students may be next hit by US-China tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration may expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at U.S. universities in the latest sign of...

CNN: China approves controversial national security law for Hong Kong

Hong Kong (CNN) China's legislature has approved a proposal to impose a highly contentious national security law in Hong Kong, in an...

VOA: Britain Closes Embassy in North Korea Citing Strict Coronavirus Restrictions

Britain’s ambassador to North Korea says the embassy has temporarily closed in the autocratic regime due to strict coronavirus restrictions. 

NPR: With Naturalizations On Hold, Potential New Voters Sit On Sidelines

Elizabeth Hernandez moved to the United States from Mexico almost 30 years ago and was days away from becoming an American citizen...

TRAVEL

Two billboards near the Indiana border suggest travelers may want to think twice before visiting Michigan while the state's coronavirus policies...

WORK LIFE

Stay-at-home orders are starting to lift and many are returning to work. But why do we feel anxious about resuming our...

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AP: Chinese grad students may be next hit by US-China tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration may expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at U.S. universities in the latest sign of...

Will movie theaters survive COVID-19?

The season of blockbusters is upon us, but theaters have been empty for months – and it’s unclear what they’ll show, or...

Do political beliefs affect social distancing?

Experts say voluntary physical distancing in the United States was essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19 in the early days and...

CNN: China approves controversial national security law for Hong Kong

Hong Kong (CNN) China's legislature has approved a proposal to impose a highly contentious national security law in Hong Kong, in an...

VOA: Britain Closes Embassy in North Korea Citing Strict Coronavirus Restrictions

Britain’s ambassador to North Korea says the embassy has temporarily closed in the autocratic regime due to strict coronavirus restrictions. 

Virtual palliative care doctors are a ‘bright spot’ in dark times

An initiative to provide virtual palliative care for nursing home patients, their families, and staff in a group of West Philadelphia nursing...

NPR: With Naturalizations On Hold, Potential New Voters Sit On Sidelines

Elizabeth Hernandez moved to the United States from Mexico almost 30 years ago and was days away from becoming an American citizen...

BBC: Coronavirus: France to reopen cafes, bars and restaurants

France's PM Edouard Philippe has announced the reopening of bars and restaurants nationally, although Paris will need careful monitoring despite no longer...

VOA: US: Murder Suspect Arrested After 6-day, 4 State Manhunt

Police in the eastern U.S. state of Maryland, along with federal agents, captured a college student Wednesday who had been sought as...