Thousands of Benjamin Franklin’s documents were made available by the Library of Congress for the first time in honor of his death on April 17, 1790.
Representatives from several University Council subcommittees also came for this meeting, including the Campus and Community Life Committee, Academic and Related Affairs Committee.
Over the two-day period, students are introduced to the various academic, social, cultural, residential, and extracurricular opportunities that the University has to offer.
One of the features of the exhibit will be a side-by-side comparison of a map of Nippur in 1400 BCE and a 2017 map of the SEPTA transit system.
Penn Law professor Amy Wax said that academics promoting “pluralism and the demoralization of sexuality” are “living the 50s and talking the 60s."
Wharton junior Michelle Lyu, who first met Troy during her freshman year at Hillel's Falk Dining Commons, decided to start a fundraiser to help the Harris family. Currently, over 200 donations have raised over $8,000.
The report from Penn's Office of the Ombudsman for the 2016-2017 academic year highlights a growing number of complaints relating to aggressive behavior and unfair treatment on campus.
PennDesign has consistently fallen in one of the top two spots for Penn's most tuition-dependent schools for the past several years, placing first in 2017.
The event discussed the intricacies – and ambiguities – of sanctuary city policy and Penn's role within the immigration debate.
On April 10, Penn announced an ad hoc Consultative Committee to advise the University in selecting a new Dean for SP2.
The campaign is titled 'Power of Penn Campaign: Advancing Knowledge for Good' and aims to raise $4.1 billion dollar in four years.
Wax has become known to make controversial statements promoting 'bourgeois culture' and most recently declared that black students rarely graduate top of their class.
Kong's parents allege in their complaint that Penn neglected to prevent Kong from dying of suicide and does not have the proper mental health resources to support similar students.
The new terms of the three year contract, will provide a pay increase for officers, changes in officer pension plan, and includes new language allowing officers to review body camera footage during disciplinary hearings.
Parents of former Wharton junior Olivia Kong are the third group of individuals in the last three years to sue the University for being negligent towards a student who later died by suicide.
Dartmouth, Harvard, Yale, Brown, Princeton, and Stanford all have blanket prohibitions on undergraduate-faculty relationships for undergraduates, similar to the one Penn just implemented.
Throughout the symposium, several speakers drew parallels between the divides in society during World War I and society today.
Created under Gutmann’s Penn Compact 2020, the Prizes grant students up to $100,000 to implement their projects the year after graduation, as well as $50,000 for each student to stipend living expenses.
The contract between the PPA and the University expired on July 31, 2017 and until this point had not been renewed since representatives from the union and DPS had not been able to agree on the terms of the contract.
Alexander prepares to retire on Aug. 31, but over the past near decade, he has led Counseling and Psychological Services through a period of growth and increased scrutiny.