Articles by Yoni Gutenmacher

06/16/18 9:02pm
While some universities — most liberal arts colleges — across the country have done so since the 1950s, the University of Chicago is the first top-10 research university in the United States to adopt a test-optional admissions policy, according to the Washington Post.
06/07/18 12:32am
The abrupt White House announcement came after nearly the entire team said they intended to boycott the celebration that was scheduled to take place the next day. 
05/30/18 10:44pm
Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley sentenced Mill to two to four years in prison in November 2017 and repeatedly denied Mill bail, prompting the proliferation of the nationwide #FreeMeekMill movement.
05/28/18 4:40pm
Every year, two student applicants from Penn are selected for the fellowship, one in conjunction with Penn’s Middle East Center and the other through the South Asia Center. 
05/22/18 10:13pm
The suspect, a black male in his 30s, seen wearing a tan jacket, black gloves, a white hat, and sunglasses, is still at large.
05/17/18 10:11pm
The announcement comes several months after the current Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Carton Rogers announced his retirement in Oct. 2017. 
05/06/18 4:02pm
Both the Philadelphia Police Department and Temple Police are investigating the homicide, and Temple’s announcement noted the investigators “do not believe that this was a random act.”
05/01/18 2:10pm
The decision comes just a week after the University made another major announcement to appoint a Chief Wellness Officer who will oversee a centralized center of wellness resources. 
04/25/18 6:39pm
The campaign aims to raise $4.1 billion in four years, making it the most ambitious fundraising project in Penn history. 
04/16/18 8:17pm
Quaker Days – set to take place this Wednesday and Thursday – serve as an opportunity for students admitted to Penn to spend some time on campus, where they attend special events and visit classes.
04/12/18 7:20pm
The sustainability report does not take into account Penn's fossil fuel assets that it holds through its endowment investment in many companies, experts say.
04/11/18 8:50pm
The campaign is titled 'Power of Penn Campaign: Advancing Knowledge for Good' and aims to raise $4.1 billion dollar in four years. 
03/29/18 9:35pm
This year’s admissions cycle produced the lowest acceptance rates in history at every single Ivy League university, except for Yale University. 
03/28/18 5:29pm
The drop from last year's acceptance rate — which broke previous record-low of 9.15 percent for the Class of 2021 — is also the most drastic decrease in recent years
03/19/18 9:46pm
The teach-in will feature lectures and panel discussions on the value of knowledge in the modern world. It is the first teach-in at Penn in nearly fifty years, with the first one being held in 1969. 
03/16/18 12:03am
On Wednesday morning, director of the Wistar Institute Dario Altieri sent out an email saying he would walk out 'for personal reasons.' Over a hundred of his employees joined him. 
03/11/18 11:34pm
Penn's Board of Trustees voted to increase undergraduate tuition by 3.8 percent for the upcoming academic year, with the total cost of attendance exceeding $70,000 for the first time.
03/11/18 5:25pm
While Penn First, Penn’s largest FGLI student group, did not sign the letter, Seven|Eight, Penn’s FGLI group specific to Asian Americans, did sign it.
02/25/18 11:17pm
37,409 applications were submitted in the regular decision application process while the remaining 7,073 were part of the early decision batch.
02/19/18 7:43pm
Taking application fee waivers into consideration, Penn made approximately $1,817,730 from application fees during this past 2017 admissions cycle.
More Articles



Photo & Video by Yoni Gutenmacher

More media