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Student Life

08/10/22 11:50pm
The five programs — PENNacle, PennArts, PennGenEq, PennQuest, and PennGreen — will each receive $50,000 in funding. 
08/10/22 11:29pm
The company supports startups in their early stages that have the potential for social impact, and already has scouting teams at Penn and Columbia University.
07/27/22 11:08pm
Distrito closed on July 9, to the surprise of both employees and customers. 
07/27/22 10:48pm
Gutmann College House was one of two college houses — along with Lauder College House — built during Gutmann’s 18-year presidency. 
07/21/22 12:49am
King’s vision for the future focuses on connecting students through different spaces, centers, and interests.  
07/20/22 11:35pm
The July 4 shooting injured a Perelman School of Medicine assistant professor and left members of the Penn community who are from Highland Park mourning. 
07/20/22 11:09pm
The six Penn athletes all traveled to Italy on July 19 to begin final preparations for their individual events in the rowing championship.  
07/13/22 10:51pm
As of July 13 gas prices are averaging $4.751 per gallon in Philadelphia. The current prices are a decrease from the highest recorded average price of gas in Pennsylvania which was $5.07 per gallon on June 12. 
07/13/22 10:49pm
The Supreme Court officially voted 5-4 to overturn Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed the constitutional right to an abortion. The decision now grants the states the power to regulate abortions and reproductive health care, the first time in history the court had overturned a previous ruling.  
07/07/22 12:31am
Several students present at the fireworks display recounted their experiences during and after the shooting to The Daily Pennsylvanian. 
07/06/22 11:37pm
The yearbook features four years of Black student life on Penn's campus and showcases graduating members of Penn's Black community.
07/05/22 12:51am
The shots came from the area of 25th and Spring Garden streets, behind where the Wawa Welcome America concert headlining Jason Derulo had concluded minutes before.
06/30/22 12:36am
Liz Magill will officially become Penn's ninth president on Friday, July 1. She will succeed Interim President Wendell Pritchett and former University president Amy Gutmann.
06/30/22 12:30am
The new policy, which replaces student loans with increases scholarship grants, took effect on June 23.
06/23/22 12:16am
After 29 days of biking, averaging around 86 miles a day, Torres biked through eight states and two countries. 
06/22/22 3:49pm
The program, which is sponsored by the U.S. government, allows students to study, conduct research, or teach English in various countries across the globe.
06/16/22 12:24am
Minichello becomes the second Penn javelin champion in program history and now aims to build on his success before the 2024 Olympic Trials.
06/15/22 11:39pm
While the students were not injured in the mass shooting that night, 14 individuals — nearly all bystanders, with ages ranging from 17 to 69 — were either wounded or killed.  
06/15/22 11:15pm
The programs, which occur before the start of classes, are designed to help students get a head start on their time at Penn.
06/09/22 12:03am
The team placed ninth in the varsity eight, 11th in the second varsity eight, and 17th in the fours event over three days of racing.