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At cultural centers, minority students find 'a safe space'

A new video by the 5B highlights students' positive experiences at the centers.

August 20, 2014

In wake of Ferguson shooting, students plan town hall meeting

The event will give students a forum for discussion about the death of Michael Brown and police brutality in America.

August 18, 2014

SLAP members envision future of the group

Over the years, SLAP has made major changes on campus including unionization of dining hall workers and university recognition of the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh

December 10, 2013

Around the Ivies: How students shape academic life

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.

October 14, 2013

First non-celeb invited to Turner Social Impact series

KIPP, which Feinberg co-founded, is now one of the country’s largest operators of public charter schools — educating over 50,000 children.

October 14, 2013

Ashton Kutcher speaker event cancelled

Popular actor Ashton Kutcher is no longer coming to speak to Penn tomorrow. However, he may come back to speak in a few weeks.

September 17, 2013

Former Penn president Sheldon Hackney dies

Hackney, also former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, was 79.

September 13, 2013

Ashton Kutcher to speak at Wharton

The ‘Jobs’ star will deliver an open lecture as part of Wharton’s Turner Lecture Series on Sept. 18.

September 4, 2013

Ashton Kutcher to appear at Wharton speaker series

Ashton Kutcher, the popular actor and movie producer, will be speaking at Penn on Sept. 18 as part of the Wharton School’s Social Impact Initiative, according to an email invitation sent out Wednesday.

September 4, 2013

Nursing works with local school for global health

Penn announced on Tuesday that the School of Nursing is teaming up with a Philadelphia private high school for girls, The Agnes Irwin School, to teach a class about global health this semester.

September 3, 2013

Student by day, professional photographer by night

Evan Robinson, a senior in the College, has been running a photo business since junior year of high school.

May 22, 2013

This week around higher education | April 15-19

See what went down at peer schools this week.

April 18, 2013

Penn announces new performing arts director

Laurie McCall had been serving as interim director of Platt since November 2012, when the former director Ty Furman left Penn.

April 17, 2013

Penn alum to be inaugurated as University of Sciences president

The new president of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, who was earned three degrees at Penn, will be inaugurated this Friday.

April 14, 2013

Pipe burst in first floor of Skirkanich Hall

A pipe in the first floor ceiling of Skirkanich Hall leaked this afternoon at around 12:20 p.m, causing water to spill over the first floor.

March 22, 2013

Free speech group to protest Wharton India Economic Forum decision

A coalition of community members and activists have come together under the name of Americans for Free Speech to protest the removal of Narendra Modi from the Wharton India Economic Forum on March 23.

March 13, 2013

Zach Braff to speak at Penn in March

SPEC is bringing the actor, director and writer, Zach Braff to campus on March 25.

March 11, 2013

Backlash results from cancellation on Indian state minister

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation was rescinded by the organizers of WIEF after a petition led by three Penn professors. Since then, two corporate sponsors of the forum have pulled out in addition to four other prominent guests.
Many have seen the decision to rescind the invitation as a mistake on the part of the organizers.

March 7, 2013

Wharton forum cancels on Indian state minister Modi

The keynote speaker for the annual Wharton India Economic Forum, Narendra Modi, the current chief minister of the state of Gujarat in India, had his invitation revoked by the organizers of the forum following a petition led by three Penn professors. This cancellation has resulted in widespread media coverage and debate in India.

March 6, 2013

President Reagan's Surgeon General, Penn prof. dies at 96

During Koop’s time as surgeon general, he was best known for his campaign against smoking. He also wrote an educational paper during this time about HIV and AIDS, when the disease was first subjected to public controversy.

February 25, 2013

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