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04/08/11 6:57am
When College freshman Naomi Shavin was four years old, her dad taught her the alphabet. At seven, her words were sold in bookstores all over the country.
04/08/11 6:31am
Second-year Law School student Joe Friedman plans to enhance graduate life through promoting unity between Penn's 12 graduate schools.
04/07/11 9:02am
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond spoke on the role of water in the collapse of modern and ancient civilizations in Irvine Wednesday.
04/07/11 6:56am
College sophomore En Hao is an economics major with a talent for something more than sketching supply and demand curves — designing and painting shoes.
04/07/11 6:53am

Mental Health Camp addresses student stress

With finals less than a month away, stress is no stranger to University students. For some, Wednesday night’s Mental Health Camp event was a start to addressing the issue.
04/07/11 6:04am
The constant controversy surrounding its political environment notwithstanding, Israel remains at the forefront of the movement to electrify the automobile industry.
04/07/11 4:51am

Community unites to Take Back the Night

Thursday night, Penn’s campus will come together to speak out against sexual violence.
04/07/11 4:42am

Israel Week reaches out to wider Penn community

From falafel, to electric cars, to gay rights: events and festivities associated with Israel Week run the gamut.
04/07/11 3:42am

For early graduates, leaving Penn has pros and cons

Around one percent of each class graduates a semester or more shy of four years, according to the Office of the Provost.
04/06/11 7:44am
On Tuesday night at the Kelly Writers House, a group of about 50, including published journalists and students interested in writing, were invited to celebrate 1962 College alumnus Maury Povich’s $1-million donation to the Kelly Writers House with a panel on current issues in journalism.
04/06/11 7:27am
At a talk organized by the Wharton Undergraduate Private Equity/Venture Capital Association, Wharton graduate Josh Kopelman shared with the students his experience in entrepreneurship and venture capital.
04/06/11 7:18am
Marc Platt, a 1979 College graduate who produced movies including Legally Blonde and shows like Wicked on Broadway, was the keynote speaker for the Social Entrepreneurial Network’s second annual conference Tuesday night.
04/06/11 7:18am
During a month-long isolation after a bone marrow transplant, nine-year-old Yali Derman made her first purse out of bandanas.
04/06/11 7:04am
The smell of falafel and the sounds of Israeli music filled the Hall of Flags on Tuesday as Hillel hosted the Israel Carnival — the first main event of its annual Israel Week festivities.
04/06/11 6:21am

Barefoot for a cause

To raise awareness for children without shoes worldwide, TOMS Campus Clubs — sponsored by the shoe company — hosted a pledging booth and raffle at Houston Hall Tuesday.
04/05/11 9:09am

Joke issue: FlingSafe gets wild with opium den

Monday morning, a group of FlingSafe members were arrested for selling and smoking opium in a Fisher Hassenfeld dorm room.
04/05/11 8:32am

*Alcohol permitted at Spring Fling

Students over the age of 21 will now be able to purchase wristbands from the Social Planning and Events Committee that will allow them to bring alcoholic beverages into the Quad and various sections of Franklin Field for the concert.
04/05/11 8:32am
Faced with startling food theft rates and declining profits at Houston Market, Penn announced Monday that the underground eatery will install a series of full body scanners.
04/05/11 8:23am

*Jobs in sex industry ride on top of career survey

According to director of Career Services Patricia Rose, preliminary surveys indicate that more students will be interning in the sex industry than in any other this coming summer.
04/05/11 8:21am
Beginning next September, the Wharton School will provide all students with Segways as part of a six-month pilot program that was announced Monday.