Student Life

11/08/17 10:19pm
College senior Haley Mankin took three courses during both semesters of her freshman year, and said the option to do so is important for all students. 
11/08/17 9:06pm
The two Penn founders of Neuroflow have created a data analytics platform to measure stress markers in real time.
11/08/17 8:56pm
In 2014, nearly half of Penn students indicated that they were dissatisfied with pre-major advising and close to a third indicated that they were dissatisfied with their major advisors.
11/08/17 8:54pm
The Division of Public Safety and the Vice Provost for University Life have begun hosting hourlong sessions every Friday at 11 a.m. to address student concerns. 
11/08/17 7:57pm
From Oct. 1 to Oct. 3, Penn students studying abroad in Barcelona were evacuated out from the city to Peñíscola, a town south of Catalonia.
11/08/17 7:08pm
Several students say this warning can add to their stress, particularly during a personal crisis, but administrators say most who receive this message are never actually banned from OCR. 
11/07/17 11:05pm
These treatment teams are reshuffled every three years, sometimes forcing students to switch from their CAPS psychiatrists.
11/07/17 10:15pm
“People don’t consider that refugees had a full and vibrant life before they became refugees. This experience of being a refugee isn’t all that they are. They’re so much more than that.”
11/07/17 8:14pm
Students said they were influenced by Harvard University’s Q-Guide, a resource launched this fall that provides reviews and comments about different student clubs. 
11/07/17 7:43pm
“People can’t agree on facts," College senior Nicholas Hagemann said. "At the end of the debate, they are just saying ‘Your facts are wrong.’”  
11/06/17 8:25pm
"Amazon isn’t just 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks. It’s 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks controlled by a single negotiator."
11/06/17 12:35am
The star-studded lineup of panelists included the owner of basketball team Philadelphia 76ers Josh Harris and the general manager for baseball team Houston Astros. 
11/05/17 11:13pm
“I’ve learned many life lessons from this class, and I can’t say that of most classes. This class helped me think about wisdom."
11/05/17 6:18pm
Various establishments near campus have been cited for health violations, though students don't always think these violations are reason enough to avoid the eateries. 
11/05/17 5:56pm
Vice President of Facilities and Real Estate Services Anne Papageorge said the new building will make high rise field “a more useable green, not just a leftover one.”
11/03/17 6:56pm
Around 60 students chanted, “Hey, hey, Amy G, make Penn fossil free,” as they marched from the Button outside Van Pelt Library to the University Board of Trustees meeting.
11/03/17 6:17pm
“Palm readings and horoscopes can spark insights too. That doesn’t mean we should talk about them in our work teams," wrote Wharton professor Adam Grant who has repeatedly criticized the use of the MBTI.
11/02/17 8:44pm
“I’m definitely interested in making, in whatever ways I can, the world an easier place for queer people, especially in this current political climate," College sophomore Jess Araten said.
11/02/17 8:34pm
“Some of my students are undocumented, and they deserve better,” said Chemistry professor Zahra Fakhraai, who attended the event. 
11/01/17 11:21pm
“If Donald Trump was black he wouldn’t have made it off the block," said the 2015 recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship.