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.
Dillon Patel — star of the reality TV show “Family Karma” — was awarded the Prism Fellowship, a full-tuition scholarship for an incoming Wharton MBA student who has demonstrated leadership in the LGBTQ community.
The celebration of Pride Month highlighted the sense of unity among queer and allied members of the Penn community.
The Latin American and Latinx Studies Program will become the Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies on July 1.
The hour-long webinar was hosted to commemorate Juneteenth and discussed racism as a power construct and the power of an individual to challenge racial ideas and structures.
Black Restaurant Week, an event that showcases Black-owned restaurants and culinary businesses in the city, took place from June 4 to June 13.
The statement, released on May 19, has been signed by nearly 330 members of the Penn community and 28 Penn groups and Philadelphia-based organizations.
Wingard graduated from the Graduate School of Education in 2000 and will be the first Black president of Temple.
The Black Ivy Time Capsule is a competition that accepts creative work focused on Black life at the eight Ivy League schools.