Trump's administration has enforced multiple travel bans that have impacted students from various countries.
The Penn Undergraduate Media and Entertainment Club and the business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi are co-organizing Media & Entertainment Week.
“I’m seeing books as friends again and I’m making time for those friends,” Wharton junior Michelle Lyu said.
Despite all of the discussion surrounding mental health resources on campus, only about 15 percent of students regularly step into the offices of CAPS. Here's an inside look into the CAPS office.
Mental health is an intensely personal topic, shaped inexorably by the circumstances, preferences and lifestyle of an individual person. A conversation about mental health can take a variety of forms. What it cannot tolerate is silence.
Penn's student body and administration have only seemed to start taking big, active strides towards improving mental wellness on campus in the past four to five years.
Administrators have a standard process to follow after any student death, but student accounts show that there are instances where Penn does not, or is unable to, follow this protocol.
Approximately 15 percent of all students who visit CAPS are referred to an outside provider, but many feel like they don't have a choice when it comes to pushing back against this process.
“It is important that the death be addressed openly and directly. After a suicide, once the basic facts are known, any attempt to delay informing students will only encourage rumors.”
A DPS administrator said students attending off-campus social events is not a concerning security issue because these venues have regulations that students must comply with.
“I tend to think that there’s some value in leaders accepting their own vulnerability. That’s how you form a connection to other people, and maybe that’s how you offer support.”
On Oct. 16, a woman reported that she was near 34th and Spruce Streets when a person exposed himself to her.
Higher education experts, Penn student groups and former students of teaching assistant Stephanie Mckellop weigh in on the controversy surrounding some of her tweets.
The issue for this semester is focused on monsters, so articles will examine different types of insects, Komodo dragons and Greek mythology.
The forum was held at the Civic House on Oct. 25 amid other initiatives to talk about mental health at Penn, including a University-wide survey and "campus conversation."
Judy Weng realized during her research that open source coding could hold the key to achieving greater diversity in computer science.
"Administrators do care about these rankings," said English professor Nancy Bentley, who signed the petition calling on the USNWR to alter its ranking criteria.
With access to open data, three Penn master's students were able to accurately predict 72.9 percent of the flooding in the Calgary area.
Penn Wellness said the group has been able to fund four times the number of initiatives compared to previous years because of greater awareness of the funding available.
The museum’s three-phase renovation, which will be completed in 2021, aims to modernize its presentation of artifacts to better engage visitors and draw the greater community of Philadelphia.