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Student Life

04/09/15 1:28am
On Wednesday, five Engineering seniors won the final round of Pennvention with their project BionUX, a design for a prosthetic arm with touch sensation.
04/08/15 1:49am
Although a string of Greek life scandals have proliferated in the national media, Penn continues to give fraternities and sororities a positive spin to prospective students.
04/08/15 1:45am
The incoming class will be expected to complete four online pre-orientation programs as part of a new project called Thrive at Penn, or TAP.
04/08/15 1:43am
According to data from Career Services last year, 69.1% of international graduates who responded to career surveys reported that they were employed full-time.
04/08/15 1:41am
The Campaign is a Penn initiative that aims to create conversation and dialogue between different groups on campus, and to foster a more closely knit community at Penn. It is an attempt to “to provide a forum for constructive conversations about the most difficult issues facing our students, campus community and larger society,” according to Provost Vincent Price.
04/07/15 10:37am

The Grad Student experience

While undergraduates are busy biting hats on Hey Day, jumping in bouncy castles during Fling, or banding together to scream the night before the first economics midterm, graduate students live in a different world.
04/07/15 3:12am
From turning off the lights to coordinating zero-waste Penn Athletics events, Penn’s team of student Eco-Reps works to promote environmental consciousness throughout the entire Penn community.
04/07/15 3:11am
The Grade, a mobile dating application targeted toward young females, composed a list of the best 25 colleges for online dating. Penn is No. 9 on the list, with an overall grade of A-.
04/07/15 1:20am
In late March, the Penn faculty startup and Penn Center for Innovation spinout company Gencore Systems secured $100,000 from Philadelphia’s StartUp PHL fund.
04/06/15 11:29pm
Penn’s chapter of Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Epsilon, plans to officially revoke its charter with the University this week.
04/06/15 1:51am
Students interested in an individualized major must go through a series of procedures much more complicated than declaring an existing major.
04/06/15 1:49am
Penn Divest from Displacement proposes that the University divest from corporations that profit through practices that displace people. 
04/06/15 1:32am
Jacob Lief is the CEO and co-founder of the Ubuntu Education Fund, a grassroots non-profit dedicated to providing for vulnerable children in South Africa.
04/06/15 1:27am
On April 5, the Korean Student Association, Koreans at Penn and Asian Pacific Student Coalition collaborated to celebrate their Easter Sunday with popular Asian-American rapper Dan Matthews, better known as DANakaDAN.
04/05/15 11:36pm
SPEC Connaissance will host a talk by Ellie Kemper, star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, on April 21.
04/03/15 1:00pm
The newest residential facility is on track to be completed in May 2016.
04/02/15 1:35am
Noelle Melartin, the new director of the Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Program Initiatives, served as associate director from 2010 until March 2015, when she was promoted to her new position. 
04/02/15 12:08am
While students at Penn will have to shell out $45 to $55 each to see Kesha perform at Spring Fling, students at Tufts will be able to watch her perform for free.
04/02/15 12:07am
On Tuesday, the office of the Vice Provost for University Life announced the retirement of Director of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Scott Reikofski after 20 years in the position.
04/02/15 12:03am
The Civic Scholars program may implement an advisory board over the next year.