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Nelson Mandela's legacy remembered across campus

Scholars, students and faculty reminisce on Nelson Mandela’s life and his impact that he has made on a global stage.

December 10, 2013

Poor planning may have caused Locust wind tunnel

The unique positioning of the three high rise dorms creates a wind tunnel, where wind travels at increased speeds, creating a wind tunnel.

December 4, 2013

No proposed solution yet for Hillel dining hall problems

Changes to Hillel’s payment policy have resulted in backlash from many diners. Despite ongoing negotiations between Hillel and Business Services, no revisions to the policy have been announced.

December 2, 2013

ReThink Your Footprint focuses on waste minimization

ReThink Your Footprint, which focuses on general waste minimization, replaced Recyclemania.

November 24, 2013

No Rhodes Scholars from Penn for fourth straight year

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships has, in the past, attributed Penn’s lack of Rhodes Scholars to the desire of the Rhodes Trust to find students from outside the Ivies.

November 24, 2013

Penn organizations send relief to typhoon victims

After Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, organizations such as the Center for High Impact Philanthropy and the Penn Philippine Association are planning relief efforts.

November 20, 2013

Harnwell to exclude freshmen next year

As a part of many changes being made to the college house system, Harnwell College house will not admit freshmen next year

November 19, 2013

When should you apply for housing?

When it comes to living off-campus, one of biggest troubles students encounter is navigating the various policies and dates set by the different landlord companies for signing leases on properties.

November 16, 2013

Campus groups raise relief funds for Philippines typhoon

All of the events headlining Asian Pacific American Heritage Week will now have donation jars on site.

November 11, 2013

App to let students vote on building temperatures

GreenVote, the start up responsible for the app, is the brain child of three M&T students.

November 7, 2013

Penn debuts high security data center

Information Systems and Computing has acquired a new data center on the South Bank campus, fitted with state-of-the-art security precautions.

October 30, 2013

Fried chicken restaurant officially opens

Wishbone is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day, though Hope hopes for some late-night hours in the weeks to come.

October 28, 2013

Fried chicken joint opens to customers

Wishbone, a fried chicken restaurant on 40th and Walnut streets, opened briefly for business around noon on Sunday for the first time. It will officially open Monday at 5 p.m.

October 27, 2013

Morris Arboretum sees higher student attendance

A shuttle program from Penn’s campus to the Arboretum, initially funded by a grant from the Penn Green Fund, contributed to the increase in attendance.

October 21, 2013

Sprucing up Locust, tree by tree

The first planning effort to emphasize the need for green space came in 1977, when the School of Design created the Landscape Development Plan.

October 17, 2013

High school hackathon coming to Penn in Nov.

Pilot Philly hopes to draw local high school students to McClelland for their first Philadelphia hackathon to encourage and create interest in computer science.

October 16, 2013

Singh Center for Nanotechnology to be collaboration hub

Singh Center will provide community resources for both the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the School of Arts and Sciences and foster interdisciplinary research.

October 7, 2013

Houston chef named Bon Appétit worker of the year

Before coming to Penn, Fatou Wilson owned multiple locations of Fatou and Fama, an award winning restaurant.

October 2, 2013

Singh Center for Nanotechnology to open Friday

New building for Engineering and College researchers combines state-of-the-art technology, environmentally conscious architecture and fine art.

September 30, 2013

Famed chef to open Mexican eatery on Locust

Chef Rick Bayless, a nationally renowned chef of Mexican cuisine, is opening a cafe in the ARCH building, which is currently going under renovations.

September 29, 2013

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