The Office of Admissions is now instructing tour guides, who are members of the Kite and Key Society, to say less about starting new clubs or language courses.
The general body also was updated about Admitted Student Outreach, a program being piloted with Early Decision admits to facilitate connections with relevant student leaders.
The website features “tutorials” on topics of interest, as well as videos of speakers on campus that students might have missed.
The suggestion for a public speaking curriculum has been raised in the past, but some are worried it may not fit into current curriculum under the Critical Writing Program.
Even spaces that are rent free require that students pay for services such as housekeeping and security.
On Sunday, members of the Undergraduate Assembly considered whether its body is truly representative of the student body.
The general body is also working with Penn Transit to increase use of its services, starting with a shuttle to the Homecoming game.
The DP sat down with the Student Activities Council’s incoming chair.
Representatives from various clubs spoke about the Student Activities Council’s moratorium which prevent clubs from being recognized and, as a result, from receiving funding from the UA.
The moratorium, which prevents recognition of new student groups, has been in place for a year.
Given SCUE’s recent academic initiatives, The Daily Pennsylvanian is taking a look at how other schools in the Ivy League are helping shape student academic life.
The Fall Concert will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15 in the Harrison Auditorium of the Penn Museum.
After being informed of an “uptick” in bicycle-related injuries last year, the UA is aiming to address some of the most common biking issues this semester.
The Undergraduate Assembly is adding job creation to its list of priorities and wants to see more campus jobs available to non-work study students.
Penn is one of the few among peer institutions that does not offer at least a limited number of pages to all students.
The first meeting with the newest UA members covered projects concerning campus dining, civic engagement, and student health.
Last semester, due to the general atmosphere and discontent within the Assembly, 10 representatives chose not to run for re-election. Members now say there is a change within the UA.
Proposed projects ranged from an eBay equivalent for aggregating students’ sales to a university-wide Lost and Found system.
The projects proposed at first UA session varied from revamped sexual assault policies to a comprehensive mobile app.
Katie Bonner, former associate director of student affairs in the Office of Student Affairs, will succeed Hikaru Kozuma as director of the OSA.