Ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Penn’s political clubs are focusing on voter advocacy and registration – but not endorsing any candidates just yet.
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Each year, Penn celebrates the accomplishments of a select few by giving them honorary degrees during commencement.
Philadelphia City Commissioner candidates discussed their goals to improve local election processes on Penn's campus Tuesday night.
Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden addressed a sold-out audience and held a conversation on the opioid crisis with Penn President Amy Gutmann at Irvine Auditorium Thursday afternoon.
Penn Presidential Professor of Practice and former Vice President Joe Biden addressed a sold-out audience and held a conversation on the opioid crisis with Penn President Amy Gutmann at Irvine Auditorium on Thursday.
Philadelphia’s local election primary is approaching on May 21. In 2018, just one out of six voters in Philadelphia turned out for the primary election, and Penn Democrats is working to increase voter turnout by raising awareness on campus about this year’s local and state primaries.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, which has existed as a pro-Israel lobbying institution for more than 50 years, hosts an annual conference in Washington D.C. that is attended by a wide range of people, including Penn students.
In Penn's most recent Climate Action Plan 2.0, Penn President Amy Gutmann outlines a proposal to make the University carbon neutral by 2042. In 2016, the City of Philadelphia also declared its goal of reducing the city's carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050.
Despite the Pennsylvania governor's move toward legalizing marijuana in the state, administrators say Penn's marijuana ban is here to stay.
Penn Presidential Professor of Practice and former Vice President Joe Biden addressed a sold-out audience and held a conversation with Penn President Amy Gutmann at Irvine Auditorium Tuesday.
In a conversation with Penn President Amy Gutmann, former Vice President and Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden addresses a sold-out audience at Irvine Auditorium Tuesday. The event on Penn's campus occurs as people across the nation have been speculating about Biden's potential run for office in 2020.
As the Democratic presidential primary field grows increasingly crowded, Penn Presidential Professor of Practice Joe Biden has been keeping the public on their toes about his potential 2020 campaign.
Penn Democrats gathered for a State of the Union Address watch party on Tuesday night, viewing with skepticism as President Donald Trump addressed the nation after the longest government shutdown in history, which ended more than a week ago.
1978 College graduate Matthew Wolfe is running for Philadelphia’s City Council at Large. As a Republican, he will be vying to be one of the two at-large members from the city's minority political party.
United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos proposed new Title IX sexual harassment regulations in November 2018, sparking concern at universities across the nation. Members of Penn Democrats are now protesting these changes before they become official policy.
Chants of “I refuse to lose” and “I choose to be more than what you think of me" rang throughout the crowd. Signs read “Intersectional Feminism” and “Black Lives Matter.” Posters depicted U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dressed as Rosie the Riveter.
Former Penn Law School professor Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) recently announced that she will run for the U.S. presidency in 2020. Her former Penn Law colleagues have said they are confident about her chances of securing the win.
2015 Nursing graduate Jennifer Toth said she was two and half years old when her parents noticed a lump on her abdomen as they were giving her a bath. Her parents took her to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where the doctors later diagnosed her with liver cancer.
Through the Penn Fellows program, professors become students and learn more about University operations over meals with administrators.
Donald White, a retired Penn professor and former Penn Museum curator, died on Nov. 21 at age 83.