Student Life

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.
04/15/18 6:01pm
Penn Global reported receiving 621 applications for Penn Global Internship Program, about three times more than last year. GIP placed 180 students in summer internships abroad, 61 more than last summer. 
04/14/18 9:00pm
The new Wawa store will be located across from Independence Mall in Old City and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018.
04/14/18 8:50pm
Although Fling is only one day this year, about the same number of people were selected to join Fling Safe as in previous years when Fling lasted two days. 
04/10/18 10:44pm
Bhakti Yoga club hosted the event in Houston Hall of Flags on April 10. A Yale graduate, Swami has been a monk in the Krishna Bhakti tradition since 1982 and has researched consciousness for 45 years. 
04/10/18 9:18pm
The Perry World House hosted a colloquium titled “Prospects for Reform on International Migration and Refugees” was held on April 10. 
04/10/18 8:32pm
Penn Abroad Director Nigel Cossar said he felt confident in the decision to grant credit and not reimburse because it was in line with other U.S. universities.
04/10/18 7:29pm
While Xu and Shah made steps in tackling mental health, other initiatives like reducing the cost of tuition and increasing space for student performing groups were not as successful. 
04/10/18 1:15pm
Parents of former Wharton junior Olivia Kong are the third group of individuals in the last three years to sue the University for being negligent towards a student who later died by suicide.   
04/09/18 8:19pm
The first-ever Hult Prize Ivy competition culminated in Houston Hall on Saturday, where finalists on six teams pitched social impact projects to a panel of judges. 
04/08/18 9:02pm
The Ivy Native Conference consisted of speaker events that discussed culture, touching on student life to career building. 
04/08/18 7:59pm
Dartmouth, Harvard, Yale, Brown, Princeton, and Stanford all have blanket prohibitions on undergraduate-faculty relationships for undergraduates, similar to the one Penn just implemented.
04/07/18 9:00pm
Of the 280,000 applicants to the Ivy League in 2017, fewer than five were accepted to all eight colleges.
04/06/18 3:37pm
Wharton junior Michelle Lyu, who first met Troy during her freshman year at Hillel's Falk Dining Commons, decided to start a fundraiser to help the Harris family. Currently, over 200 donations have raised over $8,000. 
04/05/18 8:23pm
Krone and Andrews ran on the platform of improving mental wellness, transparency, inclusivity, accessibility, and community engagement. 
04/05/18 7:48pm
On April 14, rappers CupcakKe and Sage the Gemini, Pop and R&B singer JoJo, and alt-rock band the All-American Rejects will grace the Penn Park stage one year after Tinashe and ZEDD.
04/05/18 6:21pm
Created under Gutmann’s Penn Compact 2020, the Prizes grant students up to $100,000 to implement their projects the year after graduation, as well as $50,000 for each student to stipend living expenses. 
04/05/18 5:58pm
The change that will be going into effect in May is the expansion of these pre-existing rules to apply to entities outside of the E.U.
04/04/18 11:54pm
At the summit, students were divided into groups to discuss the different issues they face on campus and brainstorm possible solutions. 
04/04/18 8:18pm
The Social Planning and Events Committee Fling directors rejected 23 of the 41 student groups who applied to perform, whereas last year 44 of 47 applicants performed at Fling.