Robert Kurzban, a longtime Penn professor, had a romantic relationship with an undergraduate female student who was one of his advisees in the Psychology Department, said the student involved and three of her friends. Text message exchanges provided to The Daily Pennsylvanian confirm several incidents in the alleged relationship, which happened over January 2016.
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The former Undergraduate Chair of the Psychology Department Robert Kurzban had a sexual relationship with an undergraduate female student while he was her instructor, according to three sources close to the student. Kurzban’s alleged behavior directly violates University policy, which has stated since 1995 that sexual relations between teachers and students are prohibited "during the period of the teacher-student relationship."
With Penn’s ranking as the eighth richest university in the world, its vast financial resources are always a topic of discussion within the world of higher education.
Penn President Amy Gutmann condemned a proposed Republican tax plan in an emailed statement sent to the Penn community on Thursday. The statement was also signed by Provost Wendell Pritchett and Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli.
Student groups apply to umbrella organizations for representation at Penn — but not all are admitted
At Penn, umbrella organizations are often established with the goal of providing representation for individual student groups, though the application processes to join some of these these coalition organizations can be more selective than students might think.
A year after students protested rape culture at Penn with flyers exposing a sexually suggestive email from off-campus group OZ, Penn administrators have rolled out a series of policies changing the way social events are held on campus.
Penn Medicine researchers made huge strides in the medical world Wednesday when the Food and Drug Administration approved a gene-altering cancer treatment that they designed. It's the first of its kind to be approved.
For this week only, Penn affiliates can Uber on campus for $0.99.
When it comes to Penn's financial aid policy, administrators just can't seem to make up their mind.
Fifth-year students aren't covered by Penn's 'all-grant' financial aid policy, causing confusion and panic
Undergraduate students who are choosing to stay a fifth year at Penn have just been told that they won’t be granted financial aid for that year. For many, this is a direct contradiction of what they were told by Student Financial Services in previous years, though Student Registration and Financial Services states that this policy has been in place since 2008.
University City's Mad Mex is in trouble with the Department of Public Health.
A man died in North Philadelphia after he tried to jump onto a SEPTA train early Saturday morning, Philly Voice reported.
Philly.com featured Graduate School of Education professor Marybeth Gasman in a profile on Friday, who wrote a scathing critique last September of elite universities that hire few minority professors.
A fraternity listserv email thread containing racial and homophobic slurs prompted a member to leave the organization at the end of the spring semester.
In May 2015, Nicholas Memmo, the father of a current College senior, eagerly booked a room at the Sheraton University City Hotel for Penn’s graduation weekend in 2016.
This year’s Fling concert marked another success for the members of the Social Planning and Events Committee Concerts — but it was a show that almost didn’t go on.
It’s sunny and beautiful when I arrive at Franklin Field on April 15. While other Penn students are finishing up class and heading to daytime parties by the time I arrive at about 4 p.m., the members of the Social Planning and Events Committee Concerts started their day at 7:30 a.m.
While students are gearing up for Spring Fling, the Social Planning and Events Committee is nearing the last stretch of their year-long concert planning process.
After College of Liberal and Professional Studies junior Mariano Gomes graduated high school in Bissau, the capital of his native country Guinea-Bissau, he traveled back to his village, excited to share the moment with his mother.
Riepe College House had its affiliation with Penn revoked this past weekend and will move off campus next semester.