Penn will require all undergraduate sophomore students to live on campus in college houses starting with the Class of 2024 students, who will arrive on campus in 2020. The implementation will happen after the construction of New College House West, which is expected to open in the fall of 2021 and house around 450 students.
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By 9 a.m. on Friday, local Philadelphians and die-hard Democrats were lining up outside the Dell Music Center, armed with picnic blankets, Obama paraphernalia, and buckets of snacks. Those first to arrive come from diverse backgrounds, although the prevalence of high school and college students throughout the crowd is hard to miss.
The news that Huntsman Hall will no longer be open 24 hours has struck a nerve with returning Penn students.
The preliminary hearing to determine whether to proceed to trial in the case against 20-year-old Samuel Woodward, who was charged in the murder of Penn student Blaze Bernstein, has been postponed. The hearing was previously set for June 14.
A robbery without a weapon at the Sheraton Hotel on 3549 Chestnut Street prompted a UPenn Alert at around 12:50 a.m. early Monday morning. A subsequent "all clear" alert was sent out approximately 30 minutes later.
The Trump administration announced Friday that the president would appoint 1986 Wharton MBA and School of Medicine graduate Mehmet Oz of "The Dr. Oz Show" to the President's Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition.
The lawsuit filed against Penn by the parents of former Wharton junior Olivia Kong, who died by suicide in April 2016, reveals a new level of information on the alleged extent of University knowledge of Kong's suicidal intentions in the days leading up to her death.
The parents of former Wharton junior student Olivia Kong, who died by suicide in April 2016, are suing the University for allegedly failing to respond to Kong's pleas for help in the weeks leading up to her death.
Penn Trustee Emeritus and Penn Law School Overseer Paul Levy sent a letter of resignation to Penn President Amy Gutmann on April 6 over recent actions taken against Penn Law School professor Amy Wax. A copy of the letter was also sent to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
Penn employee Benjamin Francis Rivell, 28, died from an "accidental drug overdose" on March 20.
Penn Wellness — the umbrella coalition of student wellness clubs — will host the second Campus Conversation on April 2 to kick off the Mental Wellness Week 2018. The first Campus Conversation was hosted by Penn's administration last October in response to a string of student deaths, natural disasters, and political instability.
Penn has announced the suspension of normal operations on Wednesday due to inclement weather conditions. Classes are canceled as well. The announcement was sent out via text and email at around 9 p.m. to the Penn community.
The City of Philadelphia’s school district, local transportation, and government have all taken steps of extra precaution in anticipation of what is expected to be the biggest of four Nor’easters to strike this month.
Counseling and Psychological Services Director Bill Alexander and Career Services Director Pat Rose will both be retiring this August after decades of working at Penn in their respective departments.
Students raised concerns about sexual assault reporting procedures and single-gender campus organizations to Penn's top leaders on Wednesday.
In the past two months, Penn has watched as the story surrounding the death of College sophomore Blaze Bernstein unfolded on a national stage. Amid the reports of his death and the consequent arrest of his alleged killer, Sam Woodward, friends of Bernstein have helped each other find ways to mourn the 19-year-old student and honor who he was.
As the snow from the weekend melted away this Sunday afternoon, friends and family of College sophomore Blaze Bernstein gathered at the Kelly Writers House to share food and memories of the Penn student, who died early this year.
In the weeks following the tragic death of College sophomore Blaze Bernstein, his parents, Gideon Bernstein and Jeanne Pepper, have emerged as the central figures in the eye of a media firestorm, stoic and loving in their grief. Now, for the first time, the Bernsteins have come to Penn’s campus to mourn with the staff, students, and faculty who knew — and loved — their son.
A power outage struck University City early Monday morning at various points throughout campus.
Penn students joined local Philadelphia residents and longtime Eagles fans from out of town on Thursday afternoon to celebrate a historic moment for Philadelphia.