Student Life

04/07/18 9:00pm
Of the 280,000 applicants to the Ivy League in 2017, fewer than five were accepted to all eight colleges.
04/06/18 3:37pm
Wharton junior Michelle Lyu, who first met Troy during her freshman year at Hillel's Falk Dining Commons, decided to start a fundraiser to help the Harris family. Currently, over 200 donations have raised over $8,000. 
04/05/18 8:23pm
Krone and Andrews ran on the platform of improving mental wellness, transparency, inclusivity, accessibility, and community engagement. 
04/05/18 7:48pm
On April 14, rappers CupcakKe and Sage the Gemini, Pop and R&B singer JoJo, and alt-rock band the All-American Rejects will grace the Penn Park stage one year after Tinashe and ZEDD.
04/05/18 6:21pm
Created under Gutmann’s Penn Compact 2020, the Prizes grant students up to $100,000 to implement their projects the year after graduation, as well as $50,000 for each student to stipend living expenses. 
04/05/18 5:58pm
The change that will be going into effect in May is the expansion of these pre-existing rules to apply to entities outside of the E.U.
04/04/18 11:54pm
At the summit, students were divided into groups to discuss the different issues they face on campus and brainstorm possible solutions. 
04/04/18 8:18pm
The Social Planning and Events Committee Fling directors rejected 23 of the 41 student groups who applied to perform, whereas last year 44 of 47 applicants performed at Fling.
04/03/18 1:30am
In opening statements, Krone and Wyant elaborated on their involvement with the UA while Klopf emphasized how he will bring a 'fresh take' to the UA due to his lack of prior involvement. 
04/03/18 12:30am
At the first Campus Conversation, President Gutmann and Provost Pritchett sat on the panel, but Monday, Pritchett sat in the first row as an audience member, and Gutmann was not present.
04/01/18 2:58pm
The teams that advanced beyond the regional round will travel to London for the final round this summer, but only six teams will have the chance to pitch to the UN for the $1,000,000 prize.
04/01/18 1:47pm
The program’s recent expansion was announced shortly after the first Campus Conversation as a part of the University’s Campaign for Wellness. 
03/31/18 6:17pm
The announcement of the center comes after a recent security breach at Penn, where approximately 9,000 student had their information accessed through advance registration lists. 
03/30/18 7:09pm
In order to sell items with the Penn logo, vendors must apply to the University for a license and, once received, must pay Penn a 10 percent royalty fee of the item’s wholesale cost.
03/30/18 7:03pm
This semester, the College Dean’s Advisory Board have introduced weekly themes to provide more structure to the initiative, and alternating locations to engage a wider variety of students. 
03/29/18 8:00am
ASL advocate and performer Wink Smith, Jr. emceed the event, while interpreters made the stories accessible for both hearing and non-hearing attendees.  
03/27/18 8:23pm
The Amazon service Prime Now, which delivers groceries and household goods to Amazon Prime members within two hours of ordering, may soon occupy a building at 4100 Chestnut Street.
03/27/18 7:47pm
The program is open to all Penn students, both undergraduates and graduates, with no selective application process. Its fourth iteration will take place next semester. 
03/27/18 3:37pm
The Undergraduate Assembly's survey is not connected to the University mental health task force, which Penn reconvened in 2016 following 14 student suicides in three years.
03/27/18 2:48pm
Despite the scope of the information leaked and the way that the University informed affected students, many privacy experts say legal repercussions likely will not be severe.