Students across campus are planning to promote continued dialogue surrounding the Trump administration, which they see as a necessary first step for the future of campus election-related protests.
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The developers of University CIty’s new FMC Tower are keen on setting the tone for the future of real estate development in University City.
College junior Sean Collins, studying mathematics, was named Chair of the Lambda Alliance, the LGBTQ-umbrella organization, for 2017. Collins, a former track & field athlete and head of Penn Athletes and Allies Tackling Homophobia, has been a part of Lambda since his freshman year. Collins sat down with The Daily Pennsylvanian to answer a few questions about his involvement in Lambda and plans for next year.
Faculty members are unsure of what President-elect Donald Trump’s administration will mean for higher education, despite the recent announcement of his nomination of Betsy DeVos as education secretary on Nov. 23 .
With 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump’s presidency on the horizon, Fossil Free Penn sees their mission as more urgent than ever.
In a time of incredible turbulence at Penn and across the country, the fifth annual GenderTalk may not have come at a better time.
Penn’s administration is no stranger to protests. Just last week, students from Fossil Free Penn staged a sit-in outside Penn President Amy Gutmann’s office to urge transparency in its reasons for declining to divest from fossil fuels. But student protests criticizing the administration are not necessarily the most effective, according to Graduate School of Education professor Jonathan Zimmerman.
Penn’s Queer Student Alliance, the oldest LGBTQ support group of its kind on campus, has expanded in size and role this year with a new structure and heightened focus on outreach to Philadelphia.
About five years ago, Penn began to take steps to devote institutional resources toward increasing and sustaining faculty diversity. Here’s a recap of what progress the school has made since then:
Pope Francis' plea for climate change action backfired among conservative Catholics, according to an Oct. 24 study published by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
With Diwali taking place this year on Saturday, Oct. 30, Penn students are planning a weeklong series of events in advance of the holiday. Two Penn student organizations, Penn Hindu and Jain Association and its graduate school counterpart, Penn Rangoli, are collaborating to host the only Diwali event in Philadelphia that is open to the public.
The Penn Association for Gender Equity’s recent Body Love campaign was not your average body positivity campaign.
While Penn students were on fall break, the largest personal and professional networking event for women in the tri-state area was held in Center City. And Wharton professor Adam Grant delivered the keynote address.
Aspiring writers who identify as trans or gender nonconforming can cultivate their passion in a welcoming environment at a new workshop run through the Kelly Writers House.
On Sept. 25, the University’s third Penn Spectrum Weekend came to an end. Among this event’s three appearances on campus — the first two occurring in 2010 and 2013, respectively — this year’s was by far the best-attended. Though final attendance numbers are not yet confirmed, over 800 people registered. This group was made up of roughly half students and half alumni, with faculty and staff peppered in.
Around noon on Thursday, “Brother Ross" Jackson of North Carolina set up camp on College Green to preach a message against homosexuality as part of his tour across American college campuses “to come against the typical college culture.”
The Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism has announced its 2016-17 theme year, “Citizenship on the Edge: Sex/Gender/Race.” In partnership with the Alice Paul Center for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality, the DCC — which provides grants and fellowships in this area of research — will examine the struggle of those who have a precarious hold on citizenship due to their gender, sexual and racial positioning.