Experts say that it is likely that human remains from one of the oldest African American burial grounds in West Philadelphia still exist under the Penn-owned property today.
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Maps dating back to 1886 indicate the cemetery was located at 4125 Chestnut St. and extends eastward to a parking lot that Penn now owns and operates.
The 'Philadelphia 2030 District' initiative launched in October 2017 and involves the City of Philadelphia, Drexel University, and SEPTA.
Penn's Climate Action Plan 2.0 was enacted in 2009 to promote green living on Penn’s campus with an emphasis on climate conservation.
Two of the three Philadelphia locations proposed to construct Amazon's second headquarters are within blocks of Penn's campus.
Kwanzaa was founded as a non-religious Pan-African holiday to celebrate core themes, such as creativity, faith, and purpose, which are represented by candles lit from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1.
Senior Director of the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement Michael Carpenter co-wrote the essay with former Vice President Biden.
Penn freshmen discuss how selective their residential programs are — and whether it makes a difference
Some residential programs have fewer participants than their stipulated capacity while others have an acceptance rate of as low as 30 percent.
“If Donald Trump was black he wouldn’t have made it off the block," said the 2015 recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship.
Penn is not the only Ivy League school whose tuition hikes are above the national average of 1.9 percent for private, four-year colleges.
Founded last semester, Penn Undergraduates for Refugee Empowerment is dedicated to raising awareness about issues relevant to international refugees and migrants on campus.