Whenever someone asks me for my opinion of Penn, I typically give them two somewhat conflicting answers.
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On Nov. 9, 2016 — the day after Donald Trump stunned the nation by winning the United States presidency — Houston Hall at the University of Pennsylvania was packed to the brim. That day’s University Council meeting, a routine administrative gathering of Penn’s student, faculty, and staff leaders, had become a hotly anticipated event.
Movie stars, business magnates, and princes aren’t the only ones who take advantage of offshore tax havens to hide their money and grow their wealth. Universities like Penn do it too.
Penn has settled a lawsuit with a former student who took legal action to protest the University's handling of a sexual misconduct investigation last year.
Following Wharton junior Olivia Kong's death by suicide in 2016, Penn reconvened a Task Force on Student Psychological Health and Welfare. The task force concluded its work about a year ago but has not released any public report on its findings or offered any recommendations that directly sparked policy changes.
In 1987, the Penn Board of Trustees voted to appoint a new member to the Wharton Board of Overseers for a three-year term.
Penn spends over a million dollars each year trying to influence legislation on the state, local and national level — and that’s almost twice as much as any of its peer institutions.
Students just flyered the LOVE statue to protest the University's response to neo-Nazi 'hate speech' on campus
A group of students covered the LOVE statue with flyers early Wednesday to protest the recent neo-Nazi recruitment flyers around campus that contained phrases such as “stop the blacks” and “join your local Nazis.” These flyers on the LOVE statue have since been taken down.
A University task force recommended that Penn register off-campus groups, expand education on anti-hazing efforts and update the alcohol and other drug policies, in a report issued Wednesday afternoon.
A newly released report sheds light on enormous sums of money the federal government provides to Ivy League universities — and how that money is handled.
Penn students rarely bat an eye when they see clusters of their suit-clad peers rushing off to Huntsman Hall, clutching leather-bound folders.
On Sunday, May 16, 2004, hundreds of newly minted Wharton graduates received their degrees at a ceremony on Franklin Field, about to start prestigious first jobs throughout the business world. Those graduates, now in their thirties, have risen to top positions at investment banks, earned Ph.D.s and founded their own companies.
Penn's School of Nursing and the Wharton School of Business have both snagged top spots in this year's university rankings.
Penn reaffirmed its opposition to President Trump's immigration ban in a University-wide email sent late Monday afternoon, repeating the sole political stance it has taken against the policies of its most famous alumnus.
Aran Rana, a member of the Class of 2019 in the College of Arts and Sciences who was on a leave of absence from Penn, died on Monday at his home in Hong Kong. The death was an apparent suicide, according to one of Rana’s classmates from secondary school and media reports in Hong Kong.
College senior Riya Chandiramani was working out at Pottruck Health and Fitness Center when she got a text from her dad. Now, she can’t remember what the text said. But she thought she’d done poorly on a quiz in her marketing class, and seeing the text from her dad — a successful man who’d always held her to high standards — was too much.
Student Health Service has updated its online system to facilitate easier transfer of student health records.
The results of the 2016 presidential election are changing lives across the country — and at Penn, they’re even changing students’ job opportunities.
For college students across the United States, the sexual misconduct policies introduced by President Obama are now in jeopardy.
Cory Booker, the junior senator from New Jersey and a rising star in the Democratic Party, will give the address at Penn's 2017 Commencement ceremony.