Executive Director of Penn's Ortner Center of Violence & Abuse in Relationships Susan Sorenson spoke to students in a time of shifting federal policy over sexual assault on college campuses.
The AKO Foundation, the charity branch of hedge fund AKO Capital LLP, granted the donation which will also fund the Katja and Nicolai Tangen International Endowed Scholarship.
At a dedication ceremony with President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett Tuesday, Ronald and Leonard Lauder, 1965 and 1954 Wharton graduates, respectively, presented the donation.
Penn has seen an increase in the number of cases of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease reported on campus.
'We think that the increased use of our office in discussion of such matters stems from the new policy of confidentiality for the ombuds office and also from the MeToo movement,' University Ombuds Lynn Hollen Lees wrote to the DP.
The total value of Penn's endowment also rose to $13.8 billion — the fourth largest among the Ivies — in fiscal year 2018.
This is the first time either group of students has had specialized financial aid counselors.
From Oct. 15 to 19, Penn Sustainability will be running its annual ReThink Your Footprint campaign to minimize waste.
The requirement went into effect this semester, but the decision was made in March 2017 as part of the President and Provost's Faculty Inclusion Report.
1982 College graduate Ruth Turner and her husband 1982 College graduate and 1985 Penn Law David E. Schulman created a research fund to promote student research at the Center.
Vice Provost and Directors of Penn Libraries Constantia Constantinou emphasized her excitement to live and work in the city of brotherly love.
This year, Penn's annual flu clinic that administers flu vaccines is free for all Penn students, faculty, staff, and post-doctorate students.
Penn will work toward building community by reworking housing structures, reforming residential programs, and redesigning dining experiences.
NCHW will host 450 students and will be available to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. All apartments will be suite-style, with sizes ranging from three- to six-person room suites.
The donation from 1984 Wharton graduate Marc J. Rowan and Carolyn Rowan surpassed Huntsman's $40 million, which had been the largest single contribution to Wharton for 20 years.
The last Quad renovation lasted from 1999 to 2002. It combined four college houses into three, added air–conditioning, and replaced every bathroom, including all the toilets and showers.
The University has implemented a number of changes to Fels since December 2017, including ousting the executive director and pausing admissions for the 2018-19 school year.
Penn Facilities and Real Estate Services intern Elena Juodisius took on a pet project this summer to chart out the locations around campus that have plants that humans can eat.
In April, The Daily Pennsylvanian reported that PennDesign is the most tuition-dependent school at Penn and, consequently, faces unique financial challenges.
Penn Vice President for Finance and Treasurer MaryFrances McCourt announced at the Board of Trustees meeting last night Penn's undergraduate endowment topped $1 billion this year.