Members of the 7B and activist groups told The DP that they want to see greater transparency in the new provost’s administration.
The celebration — which took place on Shoemaker Green on Oct. 21 — included free food from local vendors, giveaways of picnic blankets, and games, in addition to the live music.
The academic symposium followed Liz Magill's inauguration formally commencing her tenure as the school's ninth president.
In a 30-minute inaugural address inside Irvine Auditorium, Magill said that Penn is called upon to "redouble" its commitment to preserving the truth and maximizing its commitment to people of all backgrounds.
The inauguration will feature a variety of events including a procession down Locust Walk, a 5K around Penn Park, and a pet-friendly walk with Magill and her goldendoodle.
The Daily Pennsylvanian spent extensive time with Magill over the first 100 days of her budding presidency, watching her get to know students, preside over various meetings, and define herself in the Penn community and beyond.
The University’s funding plan will be announced at the Oct. 26 University Council meeting and will sustain the center for four and a half years.
The announcement precedes the upcoming end of Ruger’s term on June 30, 2023, after eight years in the position.
The second-year housing policy, which was first announced in 2018, was implemented for the first time in fall 2021.
The strategic framework for "Penn's future direction" will be shared in the summer of 2023, according to a message from Magill.
The three-hour program featured a live controlled burn demonstration, a CPR demonstration, and speeches from members of DPS.
Over 3,500 community members received their shot each day, and at the clinic’s peak, over 860 vaccines were given in just one hour.
Karlene Burrell-McRae became Makuu's founding director in 2000 and served in the role for several years.
Biden arrived around at the University Meeting and Guest House and later walked down Walnut Street to the Penn Bookstore, stopping to greet the crowd of students and Philadelphia residents who had gathered along the way.
Penn will partner with Rebuilding Together Philadelphia, a local community revitalization organization, to provide funding over four years to assist approximately 75 West Philadelphia low-income homeowners.
Chair of the Asian Pacific Student Coalition wrote in an email to PAACH student leaders that Peter Van Do, PAACH's former director of 10 years, is "no longer employed at Penn."
Students currently living in The Radian have the option to renew their lease, but they must go through Penn to do so.
Student coordinators said that they remain resolute in their beliefs and do not plan on leaving College Green until Penn meets their three demands.
As part of the international Fridays for Future Global Climate Strike movement, student organizations at both Cornell University and Princeton University conducted demonstrations to bring climate-related issues to light.
The search committee to select a successor consists of 18 students, faculty members, and alumni.