College senior Collin Williams said he has sometimes felt like an outsider at Penn.
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Penn students looking to tackle the lack of diversity among faculty on college campuses may break barriers through the Institute for Recruitment of Teachers.
Overworked and stressed out Penn freshmen are not alone. A recent University of California at Los Angeles survey showed that the emotional health of college freshmen nationwide has reached an all-time low.
Makuu — Penn's black cultural center — celebrated its 10-year anniversary of continuing the legacy of black students at the University.
The national debate on Asian parenting, stirred by Yale Law School professor and self-proclaimed “tiger mom” Amy Chua, has trickled down to Penn.
At midnight on Tuesday — while many wrote papers and studied for tests — two Penn students were among the 40 volunteers who went into Philadelphia to count the homeless.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, piracy, sex trafficking and counter-terrorism were some of the topics that high school students around the world attempted to resolve this weekend at the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference hosted by Penn’s International Affairs Association.
The 11th annual Black Heritage Week — sponsored by UMOJA, Penn’s black student group — commenced on Sunday night and will end on Feb. 5 with a ten-year anniversary celebration of Makuu, the black cultural center.
In light of the Jan. 10 five-alarm fire at the Windermere Court Apartments at 48th and Walnut streets— which sent up a thick plume of smoke visible from campus — the Division of Public Safety is not concerned about Penn’s fire preparedness and prevention strategies.
While many enjoyed the day off from classes on Monday, around 500 Penn students, faculty and West Philadelphia community members participated in service events to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday as part of Penn’s Commemorative Symposium on Social Change.
Though the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act failed to pass in the Senate last December, students and administrators are working to give undocumented students at Penn equal rights and opportunities on campus.
At 2:35 p.m., a large fire broke out in the Windermere Court apartments at 48th and Walnut streets. The fire was contained by the Philadelphia Fire Department, which arrived at the scene immediately and evacuated the 98 residents of the 89 occupied apartment units.
Sequins, sparkles, samba and professors — Sunday night’s second annual Dancing With the Professors featured four Penn faculty members in a heated dance-off in Houston Hall. Lynsey Brandt, a Penn School of Medicine professor dancing with College sophomore Dan Ramos, came in first place.
For Lizzie Simon, a struggle with mental illness wasn’t a setback, but instead empowered her with compassion and resilience.
Engineering and Wharton senior Siddharth Chandrasekhar has been watching Jeopardy! for as long as he can remember, but last night was the first time he saw his own face staring back at him.
“Are we going to queer the Vote?” asked College senior Jason Goodman, as he, other Penn students and local political figures gathered on a wet College Green Wednesday for the Get Out the LGBTQA Vote Rally.
Art and activism intersect at a new exhibit in the Fox Art Gallery.
From showers to watersheds to gardens, water plays an important role in city design and urban lifestyle.