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Student Life

03/18/18 2:23pm
As their graduating gift, the Class of 2017 of Penn’s Nurse-Midwifery program decided to start a scholarship for midwives of color.
03/14/18 7:26pm
Camika Royal spoke for this year's Alvin P. Gutman Public Scholar Lecture, an annual Civic House event that invites a noted scholar to inspire guests to actively seek social change. 
03/01/18 6:15pm
Design of Mobile Products is a seminar consisting of six 90-minute sessions that introduce students to the basics of designing and prototyping a mobile app. 
02/28/18 9:58pm
The memorial, entitled, #BlazeItForward, was organized to thank volunteers who helped search for Bernstein when he went missing and who continued to help the family after his body was found.
02/27/18 1:29pm
As Black History Month comes to a close, Students Organizing for Unity and Liberation, Civic House, and Phi Beta Sigma fraternity organized the talk with civil rights advocate James McFadden.
02/26/18 9:38pm
For National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Project HEAL has several initiatives, including a laptop sticker fundraiser and the distribution of informational brochures given out on Locust Walk.  
02/26/18 9:06pm
The mission of Eco-House is to demonstrate affordable sustainable living in order to inform, engage, and inspire Penn’s fellow residents, visitors, and community members.
02/25/18 11:17pm
37,409 applications were submitted in the regular decision application process while the remaining 7,073 were part of the early decision batch.
02/24/18 5:08pm
While open to anyone who wanted to attend, the meeting consisted of half a dozen members of PennFems, a feminist student organization that hosted the event. 
02/22/18 8:07pm
Penn is the target of 3.2 percent of the recruitment and hiring efforts of major firms including Credit Suisse Group, Morgan Stanley, and Citigroup, reported Business Insider on Tuesday.
02/22/18 12:05am
A day before the Open Forum, Pritchett said he hadn't heard significant criticism of Penn's policies on reporting sexual assault but that the U. was 'going to continue to ask that question.'
02/21/18 11:34am
Attendees filled the space at the event titled “Reporting on Gender Violence in India," a discussion sponsored by the Penn South Asia Center and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.  
02/21/18 2:38am
The talk primarily featured employees from Oculus, which emphasized the potential of virtual reality, as well as the diversity of applicants the companies are looking for. 
02/18/18 7:33pm
In an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian, Pritchett, the group's chair, wrote that its purpose is to better "our understanding of Penn's connection to slavery and the implications of these findings."
02/18/18 6:55pm
Laughter and tears filled the Kelly Writer's House this afternoon as friends and family of College sophomore Blaze Bernstein shared personal stories of the 19-year-old Penn student. 
02/17/18 5:22pm
Yagoda visited the Writers House as a part of an ongoing speaker series funded by a donation from 1962 College graduate Maury Povich.
02/16/18 6:35pm
The conference, which includes students from all eight Ivy League institutions, will feature over 350 attendees, 275 of whom will be staying on Penn's campus over the weekend.
02/13/18 9:14pm
The Glee Club is working with Penn KDSAP, or Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program, to help fund free health screenings in medically-underserved communities in Philadelphia.
02/11/18 4:47pm
“Blaze wouldn’t want us to stop because of him. He was very thoughtful,” Penn Appétit Culinary Director and College sophomore Jennifer Higa said.
02/10/18 8:56pm
While the city has yet to release official data on the crowd size, estimates suggest at least 3 million people braved the wind chills to catch a glimpse of the winning team.