Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney issued an executive order this year to change Columbus Day — traditionally observed on the second Monday of October — to Indigenous Peoples' Day.
More than 60 Penn students gathered on Locust Walk on Friday afternoon to celebrate their Asian identities and increase Asian visibility on campus.
The march, organized by student group Natives at Penn, began on 34th and Walnut streets and ended on the New College House West green.
Starting Sept. 13, the GIC began to offer weekly opportunities to pick up a bag of produce at the center’s location on 37th and Chestnut streets behind Pottruck Health and Fitness Center.
The Daily Pennsylvanian interviewed the 6B leaders about their priorities and ambitions for the fall semester, especially as the groups transition to in-person activities during COVID-19.
The decision to eliminate gender as a qualification for membership comes after an “extensive strategic review” involving over 50 undergraduates and alumni of the 400-member Club.
More than 50 students protested outside the Psi Upsilon chapter house on Tuesday, urging Penn to respond to an alleged assault by a fraternity brother against another student at a party earlier this month.
Under Asian American Studies professor Fariha Khan's co-directorship, the ASAM program will offer more courses, research and internship opportunities, and opportunities for collaboration and engagement with Asian American community organizations.
Some FGLI first years reported feeling pleasantly surprised by Penn's existing FGLI community and resources, though some added that they felt culture shock upon arriving on campus.
The service will be offered for a full semester for the first time following its pilot launch last spring.
Students can join various FGLI-oriented clubs and take advantage of academic resources.
Schoenberg founded the LGBT Center in 1982 after witnessing a Penn sophomore being severely beaten and targeted on Locust Walk for being gay.
Dache’s research focuses on how historical challenges and racial demographics influence access to higher education in places such as Havana, Cuba; Cape Town, South Africa; Ferguson, Missouri; and Rochester, New York.
The Wharton School announced that nearly 52% of its incoming MBA students will be women, a 5% increase in the number of women enrolled since the program's most gender-equal Class of 2021.
The team visited 9,161 pre-mapped homes and reached over 250 individuals who were initially hesitant to get vaccinated, as of July 13.
The study funded by the AHA will focus on how two types of cancer create a higher risk for cardiovascular disease among Black and Hispanic cancer survivors.
Penn Law Students for Justice in Palestine released a statement on July 2 discouraging students from participating in itrek, an annual academic trip to Israel for business, law, policy, and STEM students.
The recipients of the funding include four Penn alumni, three staff members, one faculty member, five individual students, and one student group.
2013 College graduate and Associate Director of La Casa Latina Kareli Lizarraga ended her position on June 30, making Director of La Casa Latina Krista Cortes the only remaining staff member.
1989 College graduate William Park's donation to Penn Libraries will fund a five-year lecture series on diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.