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Student Life

05/18/22 11:32pm
The interior of the building will be completely redesigned to serve the students and faculty of the Weitzman School, and will now include new research facilities, design studios, classrooms, and offices. 
05/18/22 11:28pm
 Located steps away from campus at 39th and Walnut streets, the Louisiana-based chicken finger restaurant opened after months of anticipation from the Penn community, with a line wrapping around the block on its inaugural day. 
05/18/22 12:00pm
Over 100 Pennsylvanians voted at Penn polling locations during this year's primary election on May 17.
05/16/22 11:28pm
The ceremony marked the first Commencement to permit in-person family and guest attendance since 2019.  
05/16/22 10:13am
Through forgoing bad habits, devoting time to prayer, giving to charity, reading the Quran, and reflecting, Muslim students explained Ramadan is a time to strengthen their relationship with Islam and God. 
05/13/22 7:32pm
While the COVID-19 pandemic served as a major interruption to their four years at the University, the Class of 2022's Penn experience was bookended by major on-campus, in-person community events and celebrations.
05/13/22 2:07pm
The Triple ‘S’ Show is a "step, stroll, and/or salute" competition among 12 IGC fraternity and sorority chapters during the 126th Penn Relays.
05/11/22 12:42pm
Relive the Class of 2022's senior year, in which the University transitioned back to in-person life and Penn's administration underwent major shakeups.
05/11/22 12:42pm
Relive the Class of 2022's junior year at Penn, which featured two fully virtual semesters as well as celebrations following Joe Biden's the election as president.
05/11/22 12:41pm
Relive the Class of 2022's sophomore year at Penn, which was marked by the COVID-19 pandemic turning the world upside down.
05/10/22 2:48pm
On May 10, Kweder and his long-time guitarist Mark Teague will perform at Smokes' for the 1,500th consecutive Tuesday night, a streak that survived the COVID-19 pandemic.
05/08/22 11:54pm
This year's ceremony will feature speeches from Interim President Wendell Pritchett, University Chaplain Chaz Howard, and guest speaker and Penn professor Dorothy Roberts.
05/08/22 11:51pm
Dansiger will return to Penn on May 15 to graduate in the third cohort of students in Penn’s online Master of Health Care Innovation program.
05/08/22 9:25pm
The award-winning documentary filmmaker will deliver Penn’s 2022 commencement speech on May 16. 
04/27/22 11:06pm
This year, the fair will feature about 60 vendors, selling jewelry, candles, pottery, and knitted goods, and about 20 nonprofit community tables.
04/27/22 11:05pm
Du Bois College House was founded in 1972 to promote retention and academic success of Black students at Penn. Fifty years later, however, Black students drew attention to the increasing number of non-Black residents.
04/27/22 10:56pm
At this year's Hey Day, juniors will don plastic hats instead of the classic styrofoam as they walk down Locust Walk on April 28.
04/27/22 4:06am
During the week of April 8, members of Period@Penn placed a total of more than 6,300 Always brand menstrual pads and tampons in bathrooms in 12 high-traffic buildings.
04/27/22 2:13am
Earth Week was held from April 18 to April 22.
04/27/22 12:23am
A total of 304 community members tested positive for COVID-19 last week — down 479 from the week before — during the five-day period when indoor masks were required in public spaces.