This announcement follows a wave of other universities taking similar action, including Boston University, MIT, Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Penn State.
Penn Libraries received a year-long grant to digitize some of the iconic singer's Marian Anderson collection, including 1,200 performance programs and 146 personal diaries.
Dozens accused 1963 College graduate and former trustee Steve Wynn of sexual misconduct, prompting Penn to remove his name from "Wynn Commons" and to rescind his honorary degree.
'What Can't Be Debated on Campus' was published in The Wall Street Journal and explores the 'unreasoned speech' Wax encountered in response to her original Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed.
A day before the Open Forum, Pritchett said he hadn't heard significant criticism of Penn's policies on reporting sexual assault but that the U. was 'going to continue to ask that question.'
Speaking for the first time on the issue since Penn made its announcement on Wynn and Cosby, Gutmann said the decision to rescind the honorary degrees was 'very logical.'
Telehealth technology has been rapidly expanding to provide patients with immediate, attainable care.
The annual flu clinic held in Houston Hall saw its largest turnout in eight or nine years, Director of Campus Health Initiatives at Student Health Service Ashlee Halbritter said.
Penn rescinded Wyn's honorary degree along with Bill Cosby's, reversing the University's 2015 position against revoking Cosby's degree.
In an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian, Pritchett, the group's chair, wrote that its purpose is to better "our understanding of Penn's connection to slavery and the implications of these findings."
Laughter and tears filled the Kelly Writer's House this afternoon as friends and family of College sophomore Blaze Bernstein shared personal stories of the 19-year-old Penn student.
For the first time since College sophomore Blaze Bernstein's death, his family have come to campus to mourn with the staff, students and faculty who knew — and loved — their son.
Former Vice President Joe Biden said that there is 'no compelling evidence' that immigration has led to economic dislocation in the United States.
Director of Outreach and Prevention Services Meeta Kumar said CAPS currently cannot keep up with the rapid expansion of its staff.
Penn’s decision came several days after Wynn’s resignation as the RNC finance chair, and five days before his as resignation of CEO of Wynn resorts.
The program was announced after the Campus Conversation, at the same time Penn announced it would hire five new staff at the Counseling and Psychological Center.
Following allegations of sexual misconduct against 1963 College graduate and former trustee Steve Wynn, Penn removed his name from Wynn Commons and revoked his honorary degree.
Traffic lights went dark at 34th and Market streets, 38th and Walnut streets, 39th and Walnut streets, 40th and Walnut streets, 34th and Chestnut streets, and 38th and Chestnut streets.
Justice Ginsburg offered glimpses into her years in the legal profession and weighed in on contemporary issues such as the #MeToo movement, the national political climate, and her aspirations for future generations.
In addition to the logistical changes, the food hall will boast new offerings, including a cafe, a pizza station, and a Mongolian grill — named Ivy Leaf, Pi, and Locust Wok, respectively.