More than 400 Penn students and alumni have signed a petition against former United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan, who is scheduled to speak at a Perry World House event on Wednesday.
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After nearly 60 years of business, the Penn Book Center will shut its doors in May due to overwhelming competition from online giants such as Amazon.
The Miami businessman who bribed former Penn athletics coach Jerome Allen to list his son as a basketball recruit also asked for admissions advice from William Singer, the college consultant at the center of the nationwide bribery investigation. Court documents show that Philip Esformes called and texted Singer, CEO of college preparatory company The Key, to ask whether his son could be recruited into Penn.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, testified in Congress Wednesday morning that he sent a letter to Penn to stop them from releasing Trump's grades, threatening civil and criminal actions against the University.
After more than nine months of searching for a permanent director of Counseling and Psychological Services, Gregory Eells has been named its next executive director, the University announced Jan. 11.
Director of the Tutoring Center Donna Brown, who has served in her role for over a decade, will retire at the end of the year.
College junior Clay Graubard says University officials tried preventing him from publishing his semester-long research findings on Penn's connection to the slave trade. His research was finally published, but Graubard said not without taking great steps to put pressure on the administration.
The student researchers in the Penn Slavery Project expanded upon their initial findings further demonstrating the University's connections to slavery at a presentation April 23.
Individuals who purchased public tickets to the Spring Fling concert were informed on April 11 that their tickets would no longer be honored due to "contractual stipulations." The notification from the Social Planning and Events Committee, which came three days before the April 14 concert, added that these individuals would receive refunds of their purchases.
Hundreds of students, faculty and staff gathered in Houston Hall on April 4 for the annual Take Back The Night march against sexual, romantic and domestic violence.
An annual report released by Penn suggests that during the 2016-2017 academic year, there was an increase in instances of interpersonal conflict reported to the University, but none relating to sexual assault or harassment.
For National Women’s History Month, students are holding the annual Penn Women’s Week March 24-31 — this year's theme is “Existing as Resistance."
Students, faculty, and staff have immersed themselves in LGBTQ culture and history throughout this week in celebration of this year's annual QPenn.
Heading into the month of March, Penn students hosted the 36th annual week-long celebration for the Latinx community. Festival Latinx, a vital Penn tradition, included a minority faculty dinner, Latinx jeopardy, club mixers, and three speakers.
Penn has been working on installing gender-neutral bathrooms in buildings around campus, but since last fall, almost no new bathrooms have been converted to or installed as gender-neutral. Additional steps toward achieving that goal, however, are well underway.
Penn's Board of Trustees announced a resolution to increase undergraduate tuition by 3.8 percent for the upcoming academic year, exceeding $70,000 in costs for the first time.
After student research surfaced in December exposing findings tying Penn's early trustees to the slave trade, the University formed a faculty working group to address the new research and delve into the University's ties to slavery.
Millions of people attended the victory parade for the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Every one of them withstood sub-freezing temperatures, wind chills, and congested trains just for a chance to catch a glimpse of their athletic heroes. Reporters from The Daily Pennsylvanian went out to take their portraits, listen to their stories, and learn why Philadelphia is known for having "the greatest fans in the world."
The position of Dean of Penn's Annenberg School for Communication will be filled by current Dean John L. Jackson, Jr. of Penn's School of Social Policy and Practice, according to an announcement from President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett Feb. 6.
In early January, the nonprofit organization Girls Who Invest, started by a Penn alumna, announced its new chief executive officer, a College graduate.