This year, Penn reported a 14.3 percent investment return on its endowment, bringing the endowment’s total value to a record-high of $12.2 billion.
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From high-profile political figures like Ivanka Trump to Grammy-award-winning celebrities like John Legend, find out where Penn's most celebrated alumni lived at Penn
Visas are an additional — and complicated — step for international students seeking summer internships
Students have to take additional classes and make changes to their academic load for a visa. Even then, various companies might reject them for being international.
Some faculty members were formally notified of the recent death of College senior Nicholas Moya days after it occurred. Others never received a notification from the University.
Moya's mother spoke of her son as "an old soul — intuitive and inquisitive."
“Penn Book Center was never problematic," said Lily Applebaum, assistant to the Faculty Director of the Kelly Writers House Al Filreis.
Living off-campus often requires students to produce large sums of money upfront, which can be a challenge for students on financial aid.
College sophomore Louis Lin said he decided to run for Judge of Election when President Trump alleged that between 3 and 5 million illegal votes had been cast in the General Election.
Career Services data over the past six years consistently lists Penn as one of the top employers for recent Penn graduates: for every year since 2010, 16 to 43 students have been employed full-time by the University. This is not counting the many other students who juggle part-time work at Penn with other jobs.
Jon Huntsman, Jr. became a Quaker in 1985 — to the complete surprise of most of the over 100 classmates The Daily Pennsylvanian reached out to about him.
When preachers set up signs on campus and chanted insults against gay people, Catholics and Jews, Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush recalled students complaining that the preachers were terrifying them and insisting that their actions had to be illegal. “It’s not,” Rush said.
The email, which carried a subject line “Textbook Change,” said the decision was made because the store has “seen a steady decline in ... coursebook sales and profitability over the past several years.”
When leaving the U.S. to go to Turkey during spring break in 2015, Osama Ahmed, a 2016 College and Wharton graduate, was approached by two men in muscle t-shirts. They demanded that he follow them, and they opened their jackets to reveal guns and police badges.
High costs for materials and projects are often not listed on syllabi, but these hidden course fees pose a problem for students who cannot afford them.
Several students left the polls disappointed by not being able to vote on Election Day.
The drainage of the BioPond was completed on Oct. 27, the first step in the Kaskey Garden and Greenhouse Committee’s process of restoring the ecological health to the pond without euthanizing the invasive species of turtle that currently live there.
The bathroom door locks on the outside, and a sign listed adjacent to the door lists the bathroom as a baby changing station as well.
Rodin College House residents were forced to evacuate overnight following the flooding of multiple floors.
The red-eared slider, a mid-size turtle native to the southeastern United States and an invasive species in Pennsylvania, has taken over the BioPond.
Differential privacy is a set of statistical techniques that can produce information about a certain population without providing enough information for individuals within that population to be identified.