Katz grew up in Jersey City, N.J., and took a gap year before coming to Penn.
Kathleen Shields Anderson, who previously served as interim vice president of Penn's Division of Public Safety, was selected from a competitive pool of applicants for the position.
The “Send Silence Packing” interactive display tours college campuses across the country and partners with local student volunteers to raise mental health awareness.
The report found that 75% of the plan's benefits will fall to households that make less than $88,000 annually.
The reopening event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and remarks from Penn President Liz Magill.
The DP spoke with 30 people who know Magill — and the president herself — to understand how she emerged as the “clear consensus” candidate to be Penn's ninth president.
The U.S. Department of Education denied the center's application for grant money, which it had consistently received every four years since its founding in 1966.
The two-day event, founded by rapper and music industry executive Jay-Z, has been a staple in Philadelphia since its inception in 2012.
Philadelphia beat out second- and third-rudest cities Memphis, Tennessee and New York as the rudest city in the United States.
A pair of roommates in Harrison College House experienced flooding that disrupted their schedules, while a fire alarm awoke Lauder College House residents at 5 a.m.
The inauguration will feature a procession down Locust Walk, a 5K around Penn Park, and a pet-friendly walk with President Magill and her dog.
The group is now able to work with DSA chapters across the country, including Philly DSA and YDSA chapters at other universities.
The publication is divided into essays that focus on Penn’s impact on it students and staff, as well as Philadelphia and the world.
The grand reopening of the redesigned ARCH building is set for Sept. 7 and will include remarks from Penn President Liz Magill.
The “Best of the Best” list features 40 four-year colleges — up from 30 last year — that achieved a five out of five on the Campus Pride Index by receiving an overall score of 93% or higher.
The committee consists of 14 Penn faculty and student government representatives.
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to three Penn students who worked on Capitol Hill this summer about each of their job experiences.
The protest was organized by the Coalition to Save the UC Townhomes — a group of residents protesting the sale of 70 units of affordable housing.
College sophomore Kimi Li was flown to the Bahamas in July to compete in several challenges against ninety-nine other MrBeast subscribers.
Each individual center will host open houses during the first weeks of the semester to invite all interested students to learn more about their community.