Krone and Andrews said they aim to distribute “SEPTA Welcome Kits” containing maps of public transit routes around the city and a preloaded SEPTA key to every student who moves on campus at the beginning of the school year.
Quaker Days – set to take place this Wednesday and Thursday – serve as an opportunity for students admitted to Penn to spend some time on campus, where they attend special events and visit classes.
Penn Global reported receiving 621 applications for Penn Global Internship Program, about three times more than last year. GIP placed 180 students in summer internships abroad, 61 more than last summer.
The new Wawa store will be located across from Independence Mall in Old City and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2018.
Although Fling is only one day this year, about the same number of people were selected to join Fling Safe as in previous years when Fling lasted two days.
Bhakti Yoga club hosted the event in Houston Hall of Flags on April 10. A Yale graduate, Swami has been a monk in the Krishna Bhakti tradition since 1982 and has researched consciousness for 45 years.
The Perry World House hosted a colloquium titled “Prospects for Reform on International Migration and Refugees” was held on April 10.
Penn Abroad Director Nigel Cossar said he felt confident in the decision to grant credit and not reimburse because it was in line with other U.S. universities.
While Xu and Shah made steps in tackling mental health, other initiatives like reducing the cost of tuition and increasing space for student performing groups were not as successful.
Parents of former Wharton junior Olivia Kong are the third group of individuals in the last three years to sue the University for being negligent towards a student who later died by suicide.
The first-ever Hult Prize Ivy competition culminated in Houston Hall on Saturday, where finalists on six teams pitched social impact projects to a panel of judges.
The Ivy Native Conference consisted of speaker events that discussed culture, touching on student life to career building.
Dartmouth, Harvard, Yale, Brown, Princeton, and Stanford all have blanket prohibitions on undergraduate-faculty relationships for undergraduates, similar to the one Penn just implemented.
Of the 280,000 applicants to the Ivy League in 2017, fewer than five were accepted to all eight colleges.
Wharton junior Michelle Lyu, who first met Troy during her freshman year at Hillel's Falk Dining Commons, decided to start a fundraiser to help the Harris family. Currently, over 200 donations have raised over $8,000.
Krone and Andrews ran on the platform of improving mental wellness, transparency, inclusivity, accessibility, and community engagement.
On April 14, rappers CupcakKe and Sage the Gemini, Pop and R&B singer JoJo, and alt-rock band the All-American Rejects will grace the Penn Park stage one year after Tinashe and ZEDD.
Created under Gutmann’s Penn Compact 2020, the Prizes grant students up to $100,000 to implement their projects the year after graduation, as well as $50,000 for each student to stipend living expenses.
The change that will be going into effect in May is the expansion of these pre-existing rules to apply to entities outside of the E.U.
At the summit, students were divided into groups to discuss the different issues they face on campus and brainstorm possible solutions.