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Sanctions, grievances, and hearings: Why Amy Wax cannot be fired easily

(01/26/23 3:26am)

The University’s disciplinary proceedings against Penn Carey Law School professor Amy Wax, which began in January 2022, have involved complex faculty procedures. The procedures, which have been invoked by both Wax and Penn Carey Law Dean Theodore Ruger, are uncommonly used. However, they serve as the main way for the University to punish — and potentially fire — tenured faculty, whose employment is strongly protected. 

Here's an overview of Penn's cultural resource centers

(08/23/22 3:27am)

Penn is home to seven Cultural Resource Centers — Greenfield Intercultural Center, La Casa Latina: the Center for Hispanic Excellence, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center (LGBT Center), Makuu: The Black Cultural Center, Pan-Asian American Community House, Penn Women’s Center, and the Spiritual and Religious Life Center — that aim to offer students from all backgrounds a support system and a community throughout the year.

Over 40,000 gather at March For Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C.

(06/16/22 3:19am)

March for Our Lives, a student-led movement devoted to ending gun violence, rallied in Washington, D.C., on June 11 for the first time since 2018 to demand government action following recent nationwide mass shootings. The student-led movement was devoted to ending gun violence and founded after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla.