Following the executive orders of the immigration ban on the entry of refugees from Muslim-majority countries, some universities announced that they will be providing free summer housing for international students impacted by the orders.
The event represented an effort by Penn Dems to bolster relations with the Pennsylvania College Democrats.
Jon Huntsman, Jr. became a Quaker in 1985 — to the complete surprise of most of the over 100 classmates The Daily Pennsylvanian reached out to about him.
"I do want to emphasize though that potential protests played absolutely no role in the cancellation of event," College Republicans political director and Wharton sophomore Owen O'Hare said in a text message.
Members of the Wharton Class of 2004 who remembered Trump generally described her as polished, hardworking and nice. Like her father, she transferred to Penn before her junior year, and she wasn’t particularly involved in Penn’s social scene.
The Washington Post and the New York Times reported that the new unpaid position of assistant to the president grants Trump her own office in the West Wing, security clearance and communication devices.
“It’s great to be here as a part of Penn not paying tuition,” Biden said. His two children and two grandchildren graduated from Penn. “You all have an A as far as I’m concerned.”
Three Penn alumni are currently members of the Philadelphia City Council. Here’s a brief introduction to each one of them.
Director of Business and Hospitality Services Pam Lampitt says Penn, like Temple, is now paying significantly more for the sweetened drinks available at dining halls. But Lampitt said the prospect of a raise in costs for students was never mentioned.
“Everyone is on Facebook and Twitter now, and [these sites] can’t filter out all of the information people see,” Wharton Professor Pinar Yildirim said. “Fake news now just naturally falls into people’s feeds.”
Kaufman served as a U.S. Senator for two years and currently heads the Biden Foundation
Nearly 200 faculty members at Penn have signed a recent petition denouncing President Trump’s budget proposal, specifically the proposed plan to eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The panelists emphasized the importance of “reproductive justice,” differentiating it from reproductive health and reproductive rights.
Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine's faculty and students say the food supply and economy of Pennsylvania will be at risk if the school loses the $30 million in state funding — 20 percent of their budget — that the new budget proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf intends to cut.
On Tuesday, DHS announced that individuals flying from Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Morocco would not be permitted to carry electronic devices bigger than a smartphone on planes.
Team Haya qualified for the Regional Finals in Boston by winning the Hult Prize at Penn, proposing a plant-based toothbrush that does not require water or toothpaste.
Although President Donald Trump is the highest-ranking Penn graduate in the federal government, other notable graduates of the University serve in Washington as well. Here are the four current members of the U.S. House of Representatives that hold Penn degrees.
Lustick said he does not forsee progress toward resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the near future. "We have this so-called Nash equilibrium, where everyone — all the players are trapped on a global maximum, and it won't get off it."
Penn Political Coalition — the umbrella organization for political student groups — joined with College Republicans and Penn in Washington to host Reihan Salam, the executive editor of National Review, in Huntsman Hall.
The award was presented by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to recognize Biden’s advocacy for survivors of sexual assault, survivors of domestic violence and veterans, according to an NBC report.