On March 28, Penn introduced a new policy banning all sexual relations between undergraduate students and faculty members.
April 12: An 18-year old woman was issued a citation for underage drinking on the 200 block of 41st St., around 11:45 p.m.
The Wharton Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Board began the program in 2015 and grants up to $300 per project for students to explore their interests throughout the course of the semester.
Over the two-day period, students are introduced to the various academic, social, cultural, residential, and extracurricular opportunities that the University has to offer.
Co-chair of SPEC’s concert committee Elizabeth Goran said SPEC did not track how many people attended the concert. She also declined to comment on how many tickets were sold.
The Scholastic Awards recognized Lubwama as a 2017 Northeast National Student Poet last year, after undergoing a rigorous selection process.
The survey asks students about their visits to the library and to rank their preferences of services for "future consideration," including extended hours of operation and more course textbooks available to reserve.
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.