Student Life

10/18/17 6:14pm
Grace Knight has spent much of her life working to raise awareness of cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease which affects the lungs and digestive system — she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as an infant. 
10/18/17 6:04pm
The Division of Public Safety said a UPennAlert was sent because one of the suspected involved was not apprehended, which DPS deemed as an "on-going threat to the community." 
10/18/17 12:31am
As the Executive Director of the Women's Law Project, Tracy has been involved in landmark women’s rights court cases fighting for issues such as abortion rights. 
10/17/17 10:20pm
“Common goals, common decency, common party — that’s what we’re trying to promote,” said College junior Nicole Rubin, one of the group’s leaders.
10/17/17 4:58pm
While many professors have chosen to incorporate mental health resources into their syllabi, it is not mandated for them to do so. The UA is working with the Faculty Senate to change that. 
10/16/17 11:36pm
“We first needed to find out the personal situation of each of our faculty collaborators and their students, as well as the physical state of the university."
10/16/17 10:41pm
Penn Effective Altruism said they decided to host the biomedical gerontologist because his research "is not just the stuff of science fiction."
10/16/17 10:23pm
Engineering junior Johnathan Chen said he genuinely wants Amazon to set up its headquarters here, in part because he wants a job at the tech company. 
10/15/17 10:12pm
The event's star-studded guest list was a "major institutional statement in support of the LGBT community at Penn," said an alumni.
10/15/17 9:24pm
"When you get angry, you get sh*t done," said Phil Yu, the creator of the Asian-American news and culture blog Angry Asian Man. 
10/15/17 8:38pm
“It’s a very bold flavor,” Vice Provost for Global Initiatives Ezekiel Emanuel said. “As we like to say, it’s not for people who like heavy sugar, milk chocolate. This a real dark chocolate.”
10/15/17 7:13pm
Speech/Acts, the current exhibition at the ICA, features the work of artists inspired by black experimental poetry.
10/14/17 4:33pm
 "Everybody joined because they want to make cool games, not because they want to pad their resume."
10/14/17 4:15pm
Penn Community Hoops was founded in 2016 by College sophomores Skylar Deutsch and Christopher Bloomer. 
10/14/17 12:20am
 "People were sharing a lot; people were vulnerable, and most importantly, people were listening." 
10/13/17 5:37pm
Last year, the project received funding from the U.S. State Department, which has said that the project has been a success. 
10/12/17 12:17am
NCH cost $125 million to build, which is some $45 million more than the budget allocated for Hill's renovations. 
10/11/17 11:48pm
All Penn students have to pay Penn tuition when they take a semester abroad, but this can often be more than the tuition of the school they are actually studying at. 
10/11/17 11:01pm
The four-year college houses at Penn are: Harrison, Gregory, Stouffer, W.E.B. Du Bois and New College House.
10/11/17 9:37pm
IFC President Bradley Freeman said the council has not been able to work on establishing the position because the semester has been "hectic" with "the task force and registered events."