For 39 years, Penn students have put down their books, set aside their homework and flocked to the Quad for the Quakers’ most holy weekend — Spring Fling.
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Three to four times a week, College senior Kristen Jackson takes a break from her life at Penn to interact with a completely different set of students — West Philadelphia public school students.
When College senior Evan Olonoff came to Penn, he planned on majoring in mathematics.
Students across campus have offered mixed reactions to the Undergraduate Assembly’s violations of the University’s Antihazing and Alcohol and Drug policies.
Despite receiving fewer applications than last year, Penn’s early decision acceptance rate declined by almost 1 percent, from 26.1 percent to 25.4 percent this year, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda announced Friday.
Today, more than 4,500 early decision applicants will find out whether they have a place in Penn’s Class of 2016.
Last Friday, President Barack Obama’s administration urged higher-education institutions to promote diversity on their campuses — a move that Penn administrators say will benefit the University, as well as colleges nationwide.
While Occupy Wall Street’s nationwide student loan refusal pledge has found support among a group of students and faculty, some Penn administrators oppose the plan.
After Occupy Philadelphia’s encampment was evicted by police on Wednesday morning, over 75 people gathered at a teach-in outside Van Pelt Library.
Occupy Philadelphia protesters will march to campus Wednesday to hear City University of New York Graduate Center professor David Harvey speak about their movement.
In addition to securing housing for the school year, some international students have the added burden of finding a place to stay during breaks.
This fall, the reinstatement of Harvard and Princeton universities’ early action programs, which were eliminated in 2006, may have contributed to diminished applicant pools for many of their competitors, including Penn.
Two Penn students received the Marshall Scholarship this year, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships announced Monday.
For two consecutive years, no Penn students have received the Rhodes Scholarship.
While Penn made The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Top U.S. Producers of Fulbright Students” list this year for the first time since 2008, it lagged behind 16 other universities.
In the middle of each semester, some professors and teaching assistants turn to their students for insight on how to improve their classes.
Less than one half of undergraduates with engineering or science majors pursue a career in the field of science, according to a Georgetown University study published last month.
Penn received 4,510 early decision applications this fall, a 1.3-percent decrease from last year’s total of 4,571 applications.
Last weekend, high-school seniors around the Northeast camped out at coffee shops and libraries in order to gain internet access. For these seniors, last Saturday’s snow storm was “incredibly stressful and terrifying,” according to Millburn High School senior Samira Somany.
Although his parents are from China and his mother went to college in Canada, Ontario high-school senior William Xiao explains that he has “always felt like more of an American than a Canadian.”