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Student Life

09/11/19 9:34pm
The new rabbis met with students and staff during the summer and began their roles in late August.
09/05/19 11:45pm
New College House was renamed Lauder College House Thursday afternoon, after a major donation from the Lauder family. 
09/05/19 10:48pm
The goal of RP@Penn is in part to decide cases that are in violation of the code of student conduct and use restorative practices to help resolve disputes in student groups.
08/26/19 10:35pm
College Republicans, Government and Politics Association, and Penn Democrats are preparing for the buildup to the 2020 elections. 
08/23/19 1:59pm
The app was initially envisioned by Wharton junior and UA Wharton representative John Casey, who was motivated by his own experiences to improve the club recruitment process. 
08/21/19 1:38pm
Here are some of the main student centers to explore during your time on Penn's campus.
05/28/19 3:22pm
Penn Book Center owners sent out an email on May 24 notifying community members that they reached an agreement with the University to stay open through the summer.
05/21/19 3:44am
Penn President Amy Gutmann gave the opening speech for the ceremony after 2019 College graduate Shiv Nadkarni performed the national anthem.
04/29/19 9:12pm
Although the high rise field is now closed off for the construction of New College House West, Penn's record-breaking $163 million new dorm, Class Board leaders said it will not affect the long standing tradition.
04/23/19 2:25am
At noon, people gathered in front of the Button for the first day of the week-long protest, which calls on Penn to help save the bookstore.
04/19/19 12:38am
At the event, nine graduating seniors talked about failures, insecurities, and adversities they have faced at Penn. The event was hosted by student group The Signal. 
04/17/19 11:17pm
The Penn activist groups distributed flyers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. around locations near Irvine Auditorium, Houston Hall and on Locust Walk. Meanwhile, a teach-in occurred at noon at the Perelman Quadrangle steps. 
04/14/19 10:40pm
On April 8, store owners Ashley Montague and Michael Row announced that Penn Book Center will shut its doors after nearly 60 years of business. 
04/14/19 10:32pm
An all-time high of $2,647,878.64 will be allocated to UA funded groups — which include the other five branches of student government, Medical Emergency Response Team, and Penn Labs — for the upcoming academic year.
04/12/19 12:25am
 SHS will provide free booster vaccines to Penn's at-risk students. 
04/11/19 10:50pm
Students can opt not to receive the vaccine if it threatens their health or if their religious or philosophical beliefs prohibit immunizations.
04/11/19 12:18am
Many universities chose performers who are traditionally underrepresented in the music industry, including female artists and artists of color. 
04/10/19 10:43pm
As of April 9, three Penn students have been diagnosed with mumps. To avoid catching the contagious disease, Student Health Service Director Giang Nguyen urges students to avoid sharing vaping products, drinks, and food, as mumps spreads through saliva.
04/01/19 11:39pm
If legalized, electric scooters could represent a fun and safe mode of transportation that alleviates Philadelphia's congestion problem, Engineering professor and transportation expert Megan Ryerson said.
03/27/19 9:52pm
Sal Caputo, director of Facilities Management for Van Pelt, said that the renovation will include new carpeting, paint, soft furniture, and a rewiring of the electrical system.