Penn has once again topped Newsweek’s ranking of the best gay-friendly colleges in the United States.
The Class of 2016 will be the first freshman class to have the option of gender-neutral housing. Penn has offered upperclassmen gender-neutral housing since 2004.
Penn Latin and Ballroom Dance, the organization responsible for Dancing with the Professors in December, offered its first summer class open to the public last Sunday.
The survey, answered by 500 students, found that nearly three-fourths of the respondents attended the Spring Fling concert and that nearly 90 percent were in the Quadrangle for part of Spring Fling.
The Rare Book and Manuscript Library received two grants, enabling the library to digitize over 1,800 manuscripts from the 11th to the 19th centuries.
Three PennDesign students are finalists Walt Disney Imagineering’s 20th ImagiNations design competition for their "Finding Nemo" theme restaurant.
Penn was rated one of the seven best colleges nationwide for free speech by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.
At Penn's 255th Commencement, actor Denzel Washington spoke of the risks he took in his life and the failures he experienced.
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jennifer Egan and poet Sam Donsky read selections from their work Saturday.
Four years after they were hand–selected from the admitted class of 2011, Penn’s pioneering class of Civic Scholars are preparing themselves for graduation.
Recently, the Multicultural Greek Council announced newly elected members to its 2011-12 executive board. Jae Barchus, a College junior and member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. was elected president of the MGC.
Second-year PennDesign student Michael Marfione’s thesis — an 11-minute remake of Fellini’s 8 1/2 harem scene — won this year’s $10,000 Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship prize, which is given to 10 students at 10 schools in the country.
English lecturer Kenneth Goldsmith performed his poems with a unique twist at the White House on Wednesday as part of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Evening of Poetry.”