Various discussion centered around the impact of recent proposed budget cuts to education.
In an effort to improve literacy rates, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization established a Chair on Learning and Literacy at Penn's Graduate School of Education.
A recent poll showed that support for President Barack Obama among college students is up nine percent since October, bringing his college-student approval rate to 60 percent.
Monday night, Governor Tom Corbett (R-Pa.) announced his plans to the state legislature to provide a stimulus package for Penn’s Student Activities Council.
On Friday, 37 students majoring in International Relations traded the dreary skies of Philadelphia for the cherry blossoms of Washington, D.C.
Seven student lobbyists of the Penn Israel Coalition lobbied three Congressional offices in support of Israel, including those of Congressman Robert Brady (D-Pa.) and Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz (D-Pa.).
Though some petitioned against his selection as keynote speaker for a Wharton conference, former president of Colombia Álvaro Uribe received a standing ovation after his speech Friday.
On Wednesday, the hospital in Jerusalem where School of Nursing students take classes abroad was faced with treating the injured from the first bombing in the city in four years.
Philadelphia Mayor and Penn alumnus Michael Nutter was in Houston Hall Thursday to receive an official endorsement from the Penn Democrats in his mayoral campaign for re-election.
A study by the Medical School found that having trained election officials administer polls would enfranchise senior citizens, who are often deemed unable to vote by nursing home staff.
A 51.4-percent reduction will affect mostly state-related universities, though Penn's Veterinary School saw some funding cuts.
The Nutter mayoral campaign faces little opposition thus far.
The United States might be partly to blame for recent revolts throughout the world, according to some Penn professors.
Penn alumnus Jon Huntsman, Jr. was not expecting to elicit claims that the U.S. is supporting the "Jasmine Revolution" protests in China when he strolled through a busy area in Beijing.
If a plan outlined by Law School professor David Skeel were passed, states in dire financial straits would be able to declare bankruptcy.
College sophomore Isabel Friedman attracted media attention after asking former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich a controversial question Tuesday.
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama instructed the Department of Justice to stop defending the Defense of Marriage Act, which prohibits federal recognition of gay marriage.
Former Speaker of the House and potential 2012 presidential candidate Newt Gingrich inspired hostile behavior among students Tuesday.
On Friday, the Republican-dominated House of Representatives passed an amendment stripping Planned Parenthood of all federal funding, with a vote of 240 to 185.
The forum discussion, hosted by both Penn and Drexel University groups, ranged from religion and education to Obama's policies.