The turning point for Penn’s relationship with its neighbors was the merger of existing programs into the Netter Center for Community Partnerships in 1992. Still, some tension endures.
With SEPTA back on track, students and commuters are returning to normalcy in their travels around the city.
The University's master plan for post-World War II expansion has been a source of historic tension with the surrounding community.
The strike of Transit Workers Union Local 234, SEPTA's largest union, has ended. Buses, subways and trolleys are expected to run Monday morning.
Wednesday night at the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center, the Queer Student Alliance hosted Tre Rios — the owner of nightclubs Woody’s Bar, Voyeur and Palmer Social Club — to speak about the life of managing clubs that are “open to all lifestyles.”
Wawa Product Development Director Lynn Hochberg spoke at Steinberg-Dietrich Hall Wednesday as part of the Weiss Tech House’s Innovation Week.
Penn partnered with Drexel and and the Health System to add a shuttle service to help employees reach campus during the SEPTA strike.
The early-morning announcement of a strike by SEPTA's largest union halted service on all subway, trolley and bus lines within Philadelphia.
College sophomore Zachary Bell and a small group of Penn students spoke out against the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s attempts to block climate change legislation this Friday at a rally in Center City.
Thanks to intervention by Gov. Rendell, Mayor Nutter and U.S. Rep. Brady, workers did not strike, and reportedly are close to a deal with SEPTA management.
Fox invited the Glee Club and Quaker Notes to sing outside Citizens Bank Ballpark before game three of the World Series Saturday night.
The Local 234 Transport Workers Union voted last Sunday to strike if an agreement could not be reached with SEPTA by midnight Saturday.
As SEPTA’s contract negotiations with Transport Workers Union Local 234 continue, the transit agency is preparing for the possibility of a massive strike if an agreement is not reached by the end of the week.
The fellowship program connects recent college graduates with nonprofit jobs in the Philadelphia area.
During International Day of Climate Action last Saturday, 4,800 rallies were held in 181 countries around the world to raise awareness for “350” — legislation that would require our world to reduce the rate of carbon dioxide to that which our environment can actually sustain.
The Council, a panel of students from area universities and high schools, is to serve as the transit organization’s “primary outreach” to students.
According to the The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2008 American Community Survey, Philadelphia ranked first among the 10 largest American cities for bicycle commuters.
Penn has been ranked as a number one “Best Neighbor” college in the country for its outreach to the West Philadelphia community.
The International House was abuzz this weekend as the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival kicked off its second year of community-focused cinematic sponsorship.
Last night, the Rosenbach Museum hosted a gallery talk and tour about Sendak’s renown picture book, lead by Traveling Exhibitions Coordinator Patrick Rodgers.