In an auditorium inside the National Constitution Center Wednesday evening, about 180 people listened eagerly as Penn President Amy Gutmann and Harvard University professor Dennis Thompson spoke about the state of American democracy in 2012.
The fair, which ran from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, showcased the various majors the College has to offer, including political science and philosophy, politics and economics.
In his “spare” time, Wharton sophomore Bradley Foster runs a restaurant in northern Michigan, a hotel in Costa Rica and five other companies.
This year’s Peterson lecture at the Penn Museum was given by Christopher McDougall, journalist and author of the 2009 bestseller “Born To Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen.”
The Student Health Advisory Board held a block party to raise awareness of basic health needs, including hydration and stress management.
Students were excited to hear Cumming, QPenn Week’s keynote speaker, discuss his career in film and television and being an openly bisexual man in the public sphere.
About 2,000 international students are enrolled in Penn’s English Language Programs, a set of intensive programs for people from abroad who want to learn English. During their stay at Penn, students are enrolled in the program but are not officially affiliated with a school at Penn.
Freedom to Marry Day is celebrated all over the nation and involves symbolically marrying student couples throughout the day. It is organized by National Marriage Equality USA, a grass roots nonprofit organization.