On Wednesday evening, students in Foundations of Public Health (HSOC 251) gathered to share their research and recommended solutions for Penn students’ health concerns in Penn’s first Public Health Undergraduate Symposium.
The University of California Board of Regents released a statement last Thursday condemning anti-Semitism on its campuses. The statement was released in light of recent anti-Semitic events on UC campuses and the rise in a push for Israel boycotts, primarily in the form of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions or B.D.S. movement.
Penn joined eight other universities on Monday in filing an amicus brief encouraging the National Labor Relations Board not to overturn its 2004 decision. The decision ruled that universities do not need to recognize graduate student labor unions, according to Harvard Magazine.
The Penn Coffee Club is a Wharton graduate student organization that gives students the opportunity to bond over their shared love of coffee. Started three years ago, the club now has over 60 members and a three-person board.