The student, Nicholas Moya, formerly lived in Ware College House and had been president of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
The email included a list of campus resources for support at Penn and provided links to local organizations on the ground in Houston for those wishing to contribute.
“Congrats, you’ve made it to the top university in the world!!” writes the opening sentence in the guide. “There are a few things we forgot to mention in your glossy orientation packets."
“She is a brilliant human being. I am honored to know her. When I think about someone who has truly changed my life, I think of her.”
Sixteen percent of Penn undergraduates are legacies. That's more than the percentage of black students or first-generation students.
Cross, who begins her new job on Sept. 13, replaces longtime LGBT Center Director Bob Schoenberg.
“I took this course of action to protect Duke Chapel,” Duke President Vincent Price wrote.
The catalog is the first in a series of updates to Penn's information systems through the “Next Generation Student Systems” project.
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Pan-Asian student leaders said conservatives concerned about discrimination against Asian Americans in the admissions process should focus on other issues Asian Americans struggle with such as the "bamboo ceiling."
The pro-union group Graduate Employees Together — University of Pennsylvania, better known as GET-UP, blasted Amy Wax's op-ed as "hateful and regressive" and called on Penn President Amy Gutmann to condemn it.
"There is no change in our admissions policy for the 2017 – 2018 cycle," said Renee Post, Penn Law associate dean for admissions and financial aid, in a statement.
A selected group of rising fifth-year undergraduates in the Engineering School will continue to receive financial aid for the coming semester but not for any semesters after that, according to the Bioengineering department's email.
Penn contested the terms of a crucial vote at the National Labor Relations Board for three months, delaying the efforts of pro-union graduate students.
Johnathan Smith, 21, was studying mechanical engineering and was involved in the Trinidad and Tobago Art Society.
Until legislators can find a way to fund the Pennsylvania state budget, Penn and three other state-related Universities will not receive funding.
During an appointment in Leonard Rosenfeld's office on the premises of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, a patient claims he hypnotized her before sexually assaulting her.
For some students, the name changes mask a policy that does not appear to have been enforced consistently or explained entirely accurately by financial aid officers.
In a report made public this month, state inspectors at the Pennsylvania Department of Health found that janitorial staff had failed to successfully clean the hospital bed railings back in the fall.
Hundreds of rising fifth-year students found out through Facebook that they don't have access to financial aid beyond eight semesters. For some, this is a direct contradiction of what was told to them by the University in previous years.