Paul Sniegowski is an avid biker known among colleagues and students for his friendliness and sense of humor.
You might have seen fifth-year Ph.D student Alex Burka walking around campus with his “Proton Pack” — a large orange backpack equipped with sensors that collect information from various surfaces. This is why.
Raxx Vintage offers men’s and women’s clothing from the 1960s through the 1990s. Store manager Lauren Saslow said merchandise would be made a little more preppy to appeal to Penn students.
On Campus Recruiting, also known as OCR, refers to the period where companies send representatives to Penn's campus to interview students for post-graduate jobs and summer internships.
The petition, which had collected 131 signatures by Wednesday evening, was created by rising Engineering sophomore and web developer for The Daily Pennsylvanian Colby Cox.
Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar, the Italian eatery known for its housemade pastas, has closed after 15 years.
The club recruitment process at Penn, which occurs every fall and spring, has been characterized by students as competitive and discouraging, according to a survey by the Undergraduate Assembly done in February.
“I learned about game theory in ECON 10 [in Wharton] and in NETS 112 [in Engineering] from different perspectives and for different applications,” Engineering and Wharton freshman EJ Murphy said. “It painted a far more vivid picture.”
Once the bill is placed into effect, mental health providers in Philly will be prohibited from trying to change the gender orientation or sexual identity of clients below the age of 18.
David Cohen, the chair of the board of trustees, said in a meeting last week that he thinks Penn has done enough to show its support for climate action.
College senior Jonah Rosen, who is going to teach at a university in Russia, said he's looking forward to "chart a different course" from the standard route taken by most Penn students into the corporate world.
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.