News

04/18/18 10:50pm
Over the two-day period, students are introduced to the various academic, social, cultural, residential, and extracurricular opportunities that the University has to offer.
04/18/18 10:32pm
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.
04/18/18 9:26pm
Gregory Vincent, who graduated from Penn's Graduate School of Education in 2004, was just elected as the president of Hobart and William Smiths last April.
04/18/18 9:12pm
In a letter signed by over 90 student organizations at American universities, the Harvard Black Law Students Association claimed that the arrest was a 'a brutal instance of police violence.'
04/18/18 3:00pm
State official and Penn alum Robert Reed said while there is a national dialogue on mass shootings, gun violence is particularly prevalent in Phila., adding that since 2001, over 25,000 have been shot in Philadelphia alone.
04/18/18 2:42pm
Knowles recently published a best-selling book called 'Reasons to Vote for Democrats.' The book, which contained 266 blank pages, seems to suggest that there are in fact no reasons to vote for Democrats. 
04/18/18 1:57pm
The jet, which belongs to Southwest Airlines, was en route from New York to Dallas when one of its engines exploded, sending pieces of debris against the main body of the aircraft, CBS News reported.  
04/18/18 1:47pm
In recent months, an online comment allegedly written by Connor Lamb, sworn into office April 12, when he was studying at Penn resurfaced, in which he described Israeli actions as “terrorism.”
04/18/18 1:57am
Starbucks announced on April 17 that they would close over 8,000 stores for 175,000 employees to go through racial-bias training. 
04/17/18 11:54pm
Co-chair of SPEC’s concert committee Elizabeth Goran said SPEC did not track how many people attended the concert. She also declined to comment on how many tickets were sold.
04/17/18 11:28pm
The Scholastic Awards recognized Lubwama as a 2017 Northeast National Student Poet last year, after undergoing a rigorous selection process. 
04/17/18 11:22pm
According to an analysis of unpublished ICE data, 64 percent of immigrants arrested in PA, WV, and DE didn’t have criminal convictions. The national figure, on the other hand, is 38 percent.  
04/17/18 8:46pm
An unspecified number of colleges received letters on April 5 and 6 informing them of the investigation and instructing them to maintain certain relevant documents. Penn was not one of those schools.
04/17/18 7:30pm
At Philly BYOs, Penn students push profits up but drive other diners away, with restaurants like Iztaccihuatl and Banana Leaf attracting dozens of students every weekend.
04/17/18 6:49pm
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. 
04/17/18 4:55pm
The survey asks students about their visits to the library and to rank their preferences of services for "future consideration," including extended hours of operation and more course textbooks available to reserve.  
04/17/18 3:39pm
Krone and Andrews said they aim to distribute “SEPTA Welcome Kits” containing maps of public transit routes around the city and a preloaded SEPTA key to every student who moves on campus at the beginning of the school year. 
04/16/18 10:43pm
Penn Law professor Amy Wax said that academics promoting “pluralism and the demoralization of sexuality” are “living the 50s and talking the 60s."
04/16/18 9:18pm
March 23: A theft was reported at Huntsman Hall between the late morning and early afternoon which resulted in losses totaling over $200.
04/16/18 8:17pm
Quaker Days – set to take place this Wednesday and Thursday – serve as an opportunity for students admitted to Penn to spend some time on campus, where they attend special events and visit classes.