Student Life

12/10/18 2:25am
All members of the Penn community can audition to join one of the diverse musical groups, which range from the jazz group to the Symphony Orchestra and the Arab Music Ensemble.
12/06/18 1:49am
"I could wait for 2 hours and still not have gotten help," Engineering sophomore Derya Yavuz said. "That's just a very frustrating situation, and it's like that every single time." 
12/06/18 1:14am
Poor course evaluations signal to the department that the instructor should be placed into another course, or the instructor’s standing in the tenure process should be reevaluated.
12/03/18 2:08am
TAMID has been popular at Penn and on college campuses throughout the country. Founded in 2008, TAMID has over 2,500 students involved in chapters on 53 campuses in the United States and abroad. 
11/29/18 7:43pm
The Annenberg researchers found that marijuana use does not increase conduct problems like school truancy or stealing in a recently published study. 
11/29/18 5:54am
From 2003 to 2017, Penn saw a 37.18 percent decline in degrees awarded in the humanities and a 19.57 percent decrease in degrees awarded in the social sciences.
11/20/18 5:30am
Moore was named one of 32 American Rhodes Scholars out of 880 applicants who were endorsed by their colleges.
11/18/18 11:53pm
The re-loadable debit card system will be used for Thanksgiving, winter, and spring break for this academic year. 
11/17/18 11:01pm
Launched by sophomores at Drexel University, the company’s reach has exploded to include 48 markets across the US, and the Philadelphia headquarters is estimated to create 150 full-time jobs for the city.
11/13/18 11:15pm
This study, which examined social media usage of 143 Penn undergraduate students, was the first to find conclusive evidence suggesting a causal relationship between social media usage and well-being. 
11/05/18 4:14am
The Assembly of International Students aimed to showcase an array of foods that represent different cultural organizations through the event.
10/29/18 1:43am
Three sophomore students all said that their previous internship experience in Israel inspired them to start the club.  
10/25/18 5:41am
Gazzaniga is an author of many standard Penn introductory psychology and neuroscience textbooks.
10/17/18 5:56am
The Penn Manuscript Collective is a group of undergraduate students who transcribe a rich assortment of the various manuscripts the University owns.
10/16/18 4:57pm
The seventh annual Ivy League Future of Food Conference emphasized innovation, self-critique, and adoption of plant-based or clean meat diets as a solution to a host of pressing issues.
10/16/18 3:29am
Blaze Bernstein, a College sophomore, died in a homicide in January this year. Sam Woodward, a 21-year-old who attended the same high school as Bernstein, is currently being held in connection to his murder. 
10/10/18 3:54am
This year, Penn's annual flu clinic that administers flu vaccines is free for all Penn students, faculty, staff, and post-doctorate students.  
10/01/18 5:52am
Two freshmen were acquitted of violating Nominations and Elections Committee's Fair Practices Code and were subsequently elected to positions of Wharton Chair and VP of Finance for Class Board 2022. 
09/29/18 7:48pm
Yale has revoked its six-year rule that off-campus parties of more than 50 people be registered and that there be a designated 'host' to take legal responsibility for the event. 
09/21/18 4:54pm
The rally, which Obama will be headlining, is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. and is for the reelection of United States Senator Bob Casey and Governor Tom Wolf, both of whom are Democrats.