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Student Life

04/15/21 1:25am
The entirety of the Penn community, including all students, are eligible to receive the vaccine on-campus on April 19, when the city of Philadelphia begins vaccinating all adults. 
04/14/21 12:35am
Vaccination appointment times for the week of April 19, when all adults in Philadelphia become eligible under Phase 2 of the city's rollout plan, will be released on the scheduling platform by Friday afternoon.
04/14/21 12:10am
Penn administrators said the continued decrease in cases was encouraging, but emphasized that members of the Penn community must continue to be vigilant, even after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
04/12/21 11:55pm
The conference, called “Hindsight 20/21: What I Wish I’d Known,” was hosted by Women in Hospitality United and Gourmand, a podcast by College junior Alaina Chou and Wharton junior Maggie Tang.
04/06/21 11:54pm
The event, called the #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, takes place in the spring and fall of each year with the goal of updating Wikipedia articles about healthy aging with information from credible sources.
04/06/21 12:35am
Gryffin, a DJ and music producer, and Cherub, an electro-indie duo, will perform on April 9, and pop singer-songwriter Rina Sawayama and EDM duo Louis the Child will perform on April 10.
04/06/21 12:20am
Although students can only currently match with students at their own university, the Berri team has plans to add an intercollegiate matching feature that will allow users to match with students at other schools.
04/05/21 1:05am
During the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters, all clubs overseen by the Student Activities Council used Penn Clubs for virtual recruitment.
04/01/21 9:54pm
Students’ projects focus on promoting minority-owned West Philadelphia businesses, alleviating local homelessness, exploring the harm caused by Penn’s territorial expansion across West Philadelphia, and fostering social justice through athletics.
03/31/21 5:35pm
Sobejano denied that she attacked Parente, telling police she acted out of self-defense after he came at her with a knife.
03/31/21 1:15am
The University has seen a few cases this week among students who have already been fully vaccinated. 
03/31/21 12:35am
The scholarship, which is open to any undergraduate student receiving financial aid or with outstanding student loans, is accepting applications through March 31. 
03/24/21 11:02pm
Undergraduate students who completed their graduation requirements in August or December 2020 will now be able to participate in the May 17 in-person ceremony.
03/24/21 1:25am
Director of Campus Health Ashlee Halbritter said the 49 total undergraduate cases can largely be attributed to student travel during the two "Spring Stay" days.
03/24/21 12:20am
The Penn Epistle published its first journal article in December 2020 and has since posted weekly columns about community, truth, worldview, and praise on its website.
03/24/21 12:07am
Members are currently planning for Amnesty International's National Week of Student Action, which will take place from April 3 to April 11.
03/23/21 1:54am
Philadelphia's decision to allow walk-ins at its federally run vaccination site has shown signs of early success in improving the racial equity of vaccine distribution. It has also, however, led to a large number of local, ineligible college students attempting to get vaccinated.
03/22/21 12:35am
To commemorate the 52 weeks since the University was evacuated, The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to 52 members of the Penn community, who shared how the pandemic has impacted their lives.
03/18/21 3:04am
The students described how their outlooks on life and the pandemic were upended in just a year, and expressed hope that their stories would compel their peers to follow COVID-19 safety protocols. 
03/17/21 3:05am
After experiencing an alarming uptick in cases in early February, Penn's undergraduate positivity rate and case count has decreased every week since.