During her tenure, Brown focused on recruiting high-performing students and oversaw the creation of a database and online scheduling system for the Tutoring Center.
Through the Penn Fellows program, professors learn more about University operations over meals with administrators. This year’s cohort includes 17 mid-career professors.
Graduate students at Brown University voted to unionize after over a year of campaigns and Columbia University administration officially recognized the student union following years of resistance.
Cohen, who received her Ph.D. from Penn in 1992, has led Weingarten since it was created in 2004 and oversaw learning resources at Penn for the three years prior.
Philadelphia’s Chamber of Commerce has awarded the annual honor since 1949 to a local individual for 'outstanding contributions toward the betterment of the region, professional accomplishments, and commitment to charity as well as to the community.'
While administrators say they are making efforts to reduce noise when construction starts on Dec. 3, students are still worried they will be unable to study in their buildings.
In the email sent to Du Bois and Rodin residents, University administrators said students will hear "intermittent noise" from construction from Dec. 3 through finals week.
The National Coalition For Men has filed similar complaints against other universities, and there is no evidence the complaint will result in any consequences for Penn.
As their first semester in the UA leadership wraps up, Krone and Andrews have zeroed in on improving transparency between the UA and the student body.
The re-loadable debit card system will be used for Thanksgiving, winter, and spring break for this academic year.
The designation is meant to recognize hospitals and health systems for their work in using healthcare technology effectively to improve care for patients.
The $70 million suit, filed on Nov. 15 by seven women, alleged the professors sexually assaulted, harassed, and discriminated against the women while they were graduate students.
Penn does not have any standing sustainability professors — only lecturers, adjunct, and visiting professors — and professor Irina Marinov is the only standing faculty member studying climate science.
Some have expressed support for Penn taking steps to support more mental health support, and others pushed back on the idea of singling out Wharton over the other undergraduate schools.
Penn announced it would require all sophomore students to live in a college house, starting in three years. New College House West's opening in 2021 will help accommodate these students.
"I want this to show how seriously we take our right to vote," Gutmann said. "The implications are very, very clear; young people’s voices need to be heard."
This is the first time undergraduate students will have access to mental health care directly within their school, but there are currently no plans to station a clinician in any other undergraduate school, CAPS Deputy Executive Director Meeta Kumar said.
Established in May 2018, the Penn First Plus Office aims to improve the experience of first-generation, low-income students at Penn, as administrators look to accommodate the school's biggest-ever FGLI class.
After a failed attempt in 2015 to convince Penn to divest from all fossil fuels, the student group called on the University to divest from coal and tar sands, a specific type of fossil fuel.
Apple is looking to expand this policy to other schools including Johns Hopkins University, Santa Clara University, and, closer to home, Temple University.