The IGC approved the first grant of this fund to host a discussion focused on the Mirabal Sisters, four historic feminist political figures from the Dominican Republic.
Wharton sophomore Shane Goldstein and College sophomore Abigail Waugh founded Penn's chapter for the Climate Reality Project last fall.
Two dozen students gathered on College Green to participate in the National Day of Action for a Clean Dream Act, which inspired walkouts at 30 schools across the country.
Various graduate student leaders were completely unaware of the new regulations, despite some communication between the University and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly about them.
College senior Haley Mankin took three courses during both semesters of her freshman year, and said the option to do so is important for all students.
The two Penn founders of Neuroflow have created a data analytics platform to measure stress markers in real time.
In 2014, nearly half of Penn students indicated that they were dissatisfied with pre-major advising and close to a third indicated that they were dissatisfied with their major advisors.
The Division of Public Safety and the Vice Provost for University Life have begun hosting hourlong sessions every Friday at 11 a.m. to address student concerns.
From Oct. 1 to Oct. 3, Penn students studying abroad in Barcelona were evacuated out from the city to Peñíscola, a town south of Catalonia.
Several students say this warning can add to their stress, particularly during a personal crisis, but administrators say most who receive this message are never actually banned from OCR.
These treatment teams are reshuffled every three years, sometimes forcing students to switch from their CAPS psychiatrists.
“People don’t consider that refugees had a full and vibrant life before they became refugees. This experience of being a refugee isn’t all that they are. They’re so much more than that.”
Students said they were influenced by Harvard University’s Q-Guide, a resource launched this fall that provides reviews and comments about different student clubs.
“People can’t agree on facts," College senior Nicholas Hagemann said. "At the end of the debate, they are just saying ‘Your facts are wrong.’”
"Amazon isn’t just 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks. It’s 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks controlled by a single negotiator."
The star-studded lineup of panelists included the owner of basketball team Philadelphia 76ers Josh Harris and the general manager for baseball team Houston Astros.
“I’ve learned many life lessons from this class, and I can’t say that of most classes. This class helped me think about wisdom."
Various establishments near campus have been cited for health violations, though students don't always think these violations are reason enough to avoid the eateries.
Vice President of Facilities and Real Estate Services Anne Papageorge said the new building will make high rise field “a more useable green, not just a leftover one.”
Around 60 students chanted, “Hey, hey, Amy G, make Penn fossil free,” as they marched from the Button outside Van Pelt Library to the University Board of Trustees meeting.