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Penn faculty are grappling with how to adapt their classes to an online format after the University announced all classes will move online for the rest of the spring semester to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Organizers of the Penn Wharton China Summit are canceling this year’s summit in fear of spreading the coronavirus.
Penn’s Medical Emergency Response Team received an increased number of calls in fall 2019.
Political Science professor Michael Horowitz has been appointed director of Perry World House and Richard Perry Professor.
Student leaders praised the return of Penn Violence Prevention to Locust Walk, but they say more needs to be done to increase PVP's presence on campus.
The Interfraternity Council has increased attendance mandates and number of required workshops for the New Member Education program after years of low turnout among fraternity members.
Approximately 50 fewer people registered for recruitment to Penn’s eight Panhellenic sororities this semester, the first significant drop in registrants since 2017.
The Coalition Against Fraternity Sexual Assault disclosed identities of four members at its first public event after operating in complete anonymity since its creation last year.
Alpha Phi Alpha’s Psi chapter, Penn’s oldest black fraternity, held a candlelight vigil on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to cap off its centennial celebrations.
The start of the spring semester means new experiences and, for many Penn students, it marks their first foray into Greek life.
The Student Federal Credit Union at the University of Pennsylvania is rolling out a credit builder this week, the first of its kind specifically aiming to increase UltraFICO credit scores, student leaders said.
The Wharton School announced the creation of three new study abroad options for undergraduates in Stockholm, São Paulo, and Barcelona.
Penn students’ grocery shopping options just increased with the opening of a second Trader Joe’s store in Philadelphia.
For the second year in a row, Penn’s annual flu clinic is providing free vaccines to students, faculty, and staff in preparation for flu season.
Penn classical studies professor Emily Wilson has been named a 2019 MacArthur Foundation Fellow, as one of 26 recipients of the fellowship, commonly referred to as the "genius grant."
Chabad Lubavitch House at Penn hosted a discussion about vaccinations and religion at its weekly Shabbat dinner on Sept. 20.