Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett condemned the pro-Trump mob assault on the United States Capitol as an attack on American democracy, according to a statement released by Penn Today Thursday morning.
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Penn students will have Feb. 12, March 30, and April 12 off during the spring semester, Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett announced Wednesday morning.
The University announced Thursday that Penn graduate Scott Bok, chairman and CEO of independent investment bank Greenhill & Co., Inc., will become chair of the University’s Board of Trustees on July 1, 2021.
Penn graduate and investment banker Scott L. Bok will become chair of the University’s Board of Trustees on July 1, 2021.
Five Ivy League institutions welcomed at least one class of students back to campus for the fall semester. Here's how these colleges are handling the pandemic from COVID-19 testing, case numbers, to campus life — offering a window into what the upcoming spring semester could look like for Penn students.
After a long four-day wait for the 2020 presidential race to be called, Pennsylvania pulled through for former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday morning. Upon hearing the news, Penn students and thousands of local residents filled the streets, dancing and singing in celebration.
With the rest of University City still slumbering before the break of dawn, one corner at 40th and Walnut streets came to life Friday at 6 a.m., with over a hundred Penn students and Philadelphia residents lining up for the Acme Markets’ grand opening.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang returned to the in-person campaign trail on Sunday, rallying a small group of Penn students at Clark Park to vote for Joe Biden. After the event, Yang told The Daily Pennsylvanian in an exclusive interview that he believed the Biden/Harris ticket aligned with his goals of a universal basic income.
United States President and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump, who is 74 years old, tweeted Friday at approximately 1 a.m. that he and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19 and will begin quarantining immediately.
One day after School of Arts and Sciences Dean Steven J. Fluharty announced that school-funded Ph.D. admissions would be canceled for the 2021-2022 academic year, the Chemistry Department posted on its website that it will continue to accept new Ph.D. students.
College senior Mercedes Owens and College junior Mary Sadallah will serve as the next Undergraduate Assembly president and vice president.
Penn will not report its daily COVID-19 case count for the next few weeks as the University shifts all data related to coronavirus testing to the central Penn Coronavirus website.
The Division of Public Safety reported a robbery with weapon at the 200 block of South 43rd Street Thursday night, sending a UPennAlert to the Penn community at approximately 9:13 p.m.
Following a spike in COVID-19 cases across the United States, Penn is no longer inviting students back to campus for the fall semester and is encouraging all students not to return to Philadelphia.
During Quaker Days last year, rising Wharton sophomore Jerry Sun entered the Penn scene when a ceiling panel almost fell on top of him during a speaker event. He jumped out of the way just in time and checked to see that the girl next to him was unharmed. In that moment when no one knew how to react, Sun laughed. Seeing him make light of the situation, the crowd of nervous students relaxed and immediately joined him in laughter — an unexpected ice breaker for the prospective Class of 2023.
After suffering a $47 million loss this spring due to the coronavirus outbreak, Penn is projecting a $91 million budget deficit for fiscal year 2021.
President Donald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump, accused Donald Trump of paying someone to take the SAT in his place to help him get into Penn.
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday in response to its order barring many international students from studying in the United States this fall.
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Social media posts featuring college students making racist remarks have circulated amid the George Floyd protests, prompting universities across the nation to take appropriate action.