James Nolan, the Penn admissions officer who interviewed Donald Trump for admission to Penn in 1966, recalls Trump's application process with The Washington Post.
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When was the last time you sat down to read a book between early May and late August? When was the last time you read for fun — at all? During the academic year, we are often preoccupied with our academic responsibilities and extracurricular activities, and when we find outlets for ways to decompress after a long week of work, the entertainment we seek oftentimes comes in the form of Netflix or scrolling through our social media feeds. These are pretty conventional go-to’s. But what if you were to read a book instead?
The Greenfield Intercultural Center is searching for its first full-time FGLI Program coordinator to manage its initiatives for first-generation, low-income students.
Seven people were injured in a shooting at a West Philadelphia playground on Saturday night. Gunshots erupted at a cookout and basketball game near 54th and Lansdowne Avenue at approximately 9 p.m.
This upcoming Thanksgiving, we can all be thankful for friends, family, good health, and Penn men’s basketball.
After firing almost all of his entire team in early May, Director of Strength and Conditioning Cory Walts revealed the five members of his staff on Tuesday.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden earned a higher annual salary as a Penn professor than as a vice president, according to tax returns released by his campaign on Tuesday.
The NCAA announced last week that the men’s basketball 3-point line will be extended to the international distance of 22 feet 1 ¾ inches for the upcoming season.
After 41 years, there may be light at the end of the tunnel.
With knowledge comes immense responsibility.
Philadelphia sparked with patriotism in celebration of liberty, independence, and community as the birthplace of America. Week-long festivities sponsored by the Wawa Welcome to America Festival featured free concerts from singers Jennifer Hudson and Meghan Trainor, free food and games, as well as dazzling fireworks to end the night.
Penn men’s soccer has a new addition to its coaching staff.
After a dominant spring season, Penn lightweight rowing travelled across the pond to face the best of the best.
Penn has purchased the most expensive per-square-foot office building in Philadelphia for a total of $99.25 million.
Rafael Robb, a former Penn economics professor and convicted murderer, has requested court permission to travel to Israel for family matters, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported on Wednesday. Prosecutors and family members of the victim have publicly opposed the request.
Penn admitted 174 students out of a record-high 2,951 transfer applicants for the 2019-2020 academic year, yielding a transfer student acceptance rate of 5.9%.
Former Penn men's basketball coach Jerome Allen was removed from the Penn Athletics Hall of Fame on Tuesday, just one day after he was sentenced for his role in a year-long admissions bribery scandal. Allen's sentence includes four years of probation, 600 hours of community service, and a fine of $202,000 along with an $18,000 forfeiture to the federal government.
At first glance, Penn’s financial aid statistics look pretty good. The Student Financial Services’ fact sheet reveals that 90% of first-generation students receive financial aid. Families with incomes under $75,000 receive full room and board, and families with incomes under $40,000 have the cost of yearly attendance entirely covered by the school. Each year, one hundred percent of “demonstrated” financial need is met, which is no small feat for an institution with over ten thousand students. One could easily assume that this relatively generous financial aid policy would foster socioeconomic diversity.
On Monday, former Penn men’s basketball coach Jerome Allen was sentenced to four years of probation, of which six months will be spent on house arrest, the Miami Herald reported. Allen had pleaded guilty to accepting bribes from Philip Esformes in exchange for his son Morris’ admission to Wharton.
A guesthouse to host events and University guests will be constructed at 3808-3810 Walnut Street where the Marks Family Writing Center is currently located.