As part of Women and Incarceration (GSWS555), which will be offered by the Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies department, students will visit and speak to staff and inmates at the Philadelphia Women’s Jail.
Incoming students, you'll want to know where to go when the Van Pelt underground is overcrowded during finals week.
“Hey Day was truly the biggest expression of school spirit I've ever seen at Penn,” College junior Catherine Oksas said. “And it lasted almost a full 2 hours. It was crazy.”
According to a financial advice website, the city is 14th in the country for summer internships, but a staggering 111th for summer jobs.
The six branches under Penn Student Government include the Undergraduate Assembly, which lobbies for students' needs, and the Social Planning and Events Committee, which helps to organize campus-wide activities like Spring Fling.
There are 45 different student-run performing arts organizations at Penn who put up over 60 performances each year. Here are seven of the most prominent.
College freshman Elizabeth Luhnow described the “amazing relationships” she formed on PennQuest. “A lot of the people I met I probably would not have met otherwise,” she said. “I would 100% recommend PennQuest. I would not let a sibling come to Penn without doing it."
Over the summer, Residential and Hospitality Services employs close to 90 students, some of whom return the next year to work for the department again.
The Higher Ed Leaders Forum, a two-day conference organized on May 31 and June 1 by the New York Times, brought together leaders from Universities such as Penn and Harvard University to discuss free speech, race relations and other issues affecting colleges today.
On May 30, representatives from GET-UP brought the authorization cards that they've been collecting from graduate students since March to Philadelphia's National Labor Relations Board office.
In the immediate aftermath of the attack, Penn’s Director of International Risk Management Jaime Molyneux sent out an email on May 24 to those registered to be traveling in the U.K. this summer.
“I can’t really go anywhere,” said College sophomore Jackson Baker, who has been sleeping on different couches for 11 days and bringing his overnight bags with him to the first week of classes.
Rising College and Wharton senior Dylan Adelman will present his idea at the 2017 Sohn Conference along with other top investors such as hedge fund manager David Einhorn.
Bayer, who has been a cast member on Saturday Night Live since 2010, announced last week that she'll be leaving the show along with two of her costars, Sasheer Zamata, and Bobby Moynihan.
HUP CEO Regina Cunningham believes "it will be an incredible advantage" for medical students to gain exposure to the hospital's new services and technology.
“The reason that I got interested in tech was its impact on other people,” Engineering junior Rani Iyer said. “One of the big strengths of Hack4Impact is definitely its community. We get a lot of people with similar values.”
Engineering and Wharton sophomore Mason Mings is currently with his family at his hometown of Houston, Texas, where he is receiving inpatient rehabilitation.
Even after international students secure a sponsor for the H-1B visa, they still have to enter a lottery system for the visa which is known for having a low acceptance rate. In 2016, only 85,000 visas were granted out of 236,000 applications.
College junior and founder of the Collective Success realized last fall that first generation low income students often do not have the “social capital” that enables more privileged students to advance in their professional careers.
2017 College graduate Samip Sheth said events like Feb Club served an important role in bringing graduating seniors together. “It’s really special to see how people are coming together to celebrate the memories we’ve made in the last four years,” he said.