Penn's main minority group coalition, known as the 6B, is mobilizing to increase spaces for minority groups on campus. Student leaders say despite the slow administrative progress, they remain hopeful that space for cultural centers will expand beyond the ARCH basement.
Below are your search results. You can also try a Basic Search.
More than 100 students protested against Heather Mac Donald, a conservative activist who spoke at Penn against institutional efforts to promote diversity and inclusion.
Penn removed two plaques that referenced "Wynn Commons" from benches outside College Hall on Feb. 4, following an inquiry from The Daily Pennsylvanian into the matter. The plaques will be replaced with "Penn Commons" over the next month, University spokesperson Stephen MacCarthy wrote in a subsequent email to the DP.
A University Council meeting on Jan. 30 provided a forum for Penn's administrators and student leaders to report the progress of various wellness programs and for Associate Vice Provost and Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé to describe the initiatives he plans on undertaking.
The University of Pennsylvania released a new draft policy centralizing sexual misconduct reporting in a single office, which would oversee investigations and resolutions of complaints against members of the Penn community. The new position of Associate Vice President for Equity and Title IX Officer would lead the office.
1982 College graduate Daniel Greenstein, newly elected chancellor of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, said his interest in higher education started when he was a history major at Penn. He was officially sworn in last week and now oversees and develops policies for the state's public universities.
The Collegium Institute for Catholic Thought & Culture, a scholarly nonprofit, will offer a new medical humanities fellowship for Penn students next semester.
Several Penn students created an art installation aiming to highlight the lack of socioeconomic diversity at Penn. The installation, which was placed at the Ben Franklin bench, was later taken down the same day.
The world’s first-ever gumball-dispensing menorah towered over the Button as a crowd of students, faculty, and Philadelphia residents gathered in front of Van Pelt Library to celebrate the second night of Chanukah.
The largest donation to an American university in modern times roughly equals the GDP of Belize.
To counter low student voter turnout, these Penn profs are giving extra credit and excusing absences
Four years ago, only 19.8 percent of Penn's eligible students exercised their right to vote in the midterm elections. Now, a handful of professors are taking steps to encourage students to head to the polls.
The Philadelphia Flyers' new mascot shocked the world. Now, Gritty is officially being honored by the City Council.
Gritty may have come in like a wrecking ball, but the Philadelphia City Council is welcoming him with open arms and warm words.
As a group of joggers barreled down Locust Walk this Friday, heads turned. Maybe it was because of the complex maneuvers it took to get around the crowds. Or, maybe it was because of the lecture on blockchain technology that was happening in the middle of the jogging group.
The University of Pennsylvania's Student Health Service Flu Clinic saw an over 50 percent increase in the total number of students vaccinated at the three-day clinic, which offered free flu shots for the first time this year.
Five minutes. Your PennCard. Zero dollars. That’s all it takes to help protect yourself against cold and flu season.
A new Forbes magazine ranking places Philadelphia among the top 10 rising cities for startups in the United States.
Graduate students performing biomedical research at Penn Medicine now have the opportunity to benefit from a $2 million donation from the Blavatnik Family Foundation.