Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article omitted contextual information about Vanguard’s structure and investment strategy. The Daily Pennsylvanian regrets the omission.
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Six million square feet of Penn's campus has undergone construction since 2006. But many of these new or renovated buildings, which rarely exceed 20 stories, have taken longer to build than other apartments in University City because of administrative funding delays and complex building structures.
Eighteen years after it was first opened in 2000, the food court in the basement of Houston Hall will be undergoing a $15.15 million renovation.
Penn Career Services provides a range of resources to students looking for jobs. However, some students have been surprised to find out that those who violate recruiting policies can have their access to these resources revoked.
More than a dozen restaurants across Penn’s campus have closed in the past two years.
Penn reported one of the highest investment returns ever on its endowment for the 2017 fiscal year — but the spike is unlikely to change how Penn's money is spent.
From leaders in the technology industry to high-ranking members in the Department of Justice, Penn alumni hold prominent leadership positions across the country. While many of Penn's best-known graduates lived around Locust Walk when they were students, others, like Jon Huntsman Jr., lived some 10 blocks away. After some investigation, The Daily Pennsylvanian presents a quick guide to where some of Penn's most celebrated alumni took refuge while they were on campus:
Visas are an additional — and complicated — step for international students seeking summer internships
For many Penn students, the search for summer 2018 internships has already started. On top of attending recruiting events and writing cover letters, numerous international undergraduates have to add another laborious process to their to-do list: extending their student visas so they can legally remain in the United States over the summer to complete their internships.
On the Friday afternoon following the death of College senior Nicholas Moya, staff members from Counseling and Psychological Services, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Student Intervention Services visited the kitchen of the Sigma Delta Tau chapter house, where members of the sorority gathered together, sharing hugs and warm pizza.
More than a hundred students gathered on Sept. 8 outside Van Pelt Library to commemorate the life of Nicholas Moya, a College senior and former president of Sigma Alpha Mu, who died by suicide on Aug. 31.
Every year, thousands of Penn students move off campus, often to save on college expenses. However, reports from students suggest the University doesn't readily provide assistance to those who choose to do so.
As students searched for affordable textbooks this past week, many were upset to learn that Penn Book Center, which has supplied primarily humanities course books since 1962, no longer sells texts for classes at Penn. Most students have been directed to the Penn Bookstore to purchase course resources.
Two Penn students were elected as officials in Philadelphia’s local elections held on May 16.
With more than half of 2016 graduates joining three lucrative fields — finance, consulting and technology — it might come as a surprise that the top three employers of Penn graduates last year were Penn and the University of Pennsylvania's Health Systems.
Jon Huntsman Jr., the 1987 College graduate whose father’s name adorns the headquarters of The Wharton School, will continue his unbroken streak of service to six presidents when he is formally nominated to be the United States Ambassador to Russia in a few weeks.
Little stands in the way of community members — who aren’t Penn students, faculty or staff — from trekking down Locust Walk, and usually no one thinks much about it.
Next semester, Penn students will no longer see “Penn Book Center” listed next to required texts on their syllabi.
When College sophomore Mustafa Amjad landed at Philadelphia International Airport en route to Penn, he was locked in a room with United States customs agents for “at least an hour” where his bag was checked and he was asked about his membership to terrorist groups or militias in Pakistan, the country he calls home.
Julia MacKenzie, a College senior who is studying architecture, said it can cost hundreds of dollars to 3D print just one project for a class.
When College junior Jonathan Haskin returned his completed voter registration form to a canvasser on campus early last month, he was told that he would be registered to vote. But when he arrived at his polling place last Tuesday, he was told there was no record of his registration.