As university endowments, including Penn’s own pool of assets, have increased in value, student activists have focused intently on the choices investment managers make with school money.
As 2018 approaches, the University continues to face unanswered questions about its investments and how they will hold up against shifting federal guidelines.
SHS covers free HIV testing, but charges for tests for gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, and herpes, as well as examinations for Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
Penn professor Ezekiel Emanuel worked on the ACA as an advisor to Obama, and Thomas Miller co-wrote the 2011 book, “Why Obamacare is Wrong for America.”
Fire alarms have sounded an estimated 15 times this semester in Hill, which "appear to stem from oversensitivity of sensors," administrators wrote in an email to residents on Dec. 7.
The project comes a month after Penn announced plans on Nov. 2 to spend a record-breaking $163 million on a new dormitory located on the high rise field.
GAPSA President and council member Miles Owen said he was disappointed that the forum was so short and included only four speakers.
College freshman Cassandra Jobman, who is a member of Penn First and the QuestBridge program, was not informed of Penn's extended meal options over Thanksgiving break.
College sophomore Aleksei Kuryla said he was skeptical that removing smoker poles on campus would effectively reduce smoking among students.
For the 2018 academic year, the Recreation Fee was eliminated and included under the General Fee category for the first time.
In a statement, Executive Director of the Provost’s Office Leo Charney listed more than ten events associated with the "Campaign for Wellness."
Harvard's Drew Gilpin Faust is not the only university leader to publicize her institution's opposition to the bill. Penn President Amy Gutmann called the bill "regressive" in an emailed statement sent to all University students and staff in early November.
For the first time, faculty members, alumni, and staff on campus were invited to host students for meals during their Thanksgiving breaks.
The student, known as John Doe in court documents, was accused of sexual assault by another student, Jane Roe, in June of 2016. Penn found him responsible for sexual misconduct.
Penn said the name of the dorm would be temporary, but NCH has yet to receive a new one. Now, a new building near the west end of campus is being named New College House West.
In several announcements throughout November, the Trump administration has left tens of thousands of migrants from El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Haiti with just months to leave the country.
In a school-wide email, Gutmann wrote that CAPS will hire five new full-time members and introduce a system for students to review administrative process within the department.
Penn held a design competition in 1999 for architects to submit proposals for New College House West, which was announced just this month that it will be built.
The two-day conference featured speeches from Penn President Amy Gutmann, Provost Wendell Pritchett, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda, and Netter Center Founding Director Ira Harkavy.
Among the organizations identified in the Paradise Papers were over 100 top U.S. universities, including Columbia University, Princeton University and Penn.