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Student Life

11/18/21 11:35pm
The awards are given to recognize the achievements of innovative Weitzman students, faculty, and alumni, as well as leaders in architecture and planning outside of the Penn community.
11/18/21 1:02am
For spring 2022, 191 Penn students have been accepted to study abroad in 45 different programs across 18 countries — a significant jump from the 39 students currently studying abroad in just seven countries.
11/18/21 12:16am
The University is adding multi-stall, all-gender bathrooms for future buildings on campus, but student groups are still advocating for renovations to existing buildings that are popular among community members. 
11/16/21 11:35pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé said the majority of the cases were linked to either travel to areas with lower vaccination rates or transmission by unvaccinated family members.
11/16/21 11:33pm
The University's emphasis on in-person instruction for spring 2022 applies to all four undergraduate schools.
11/15/21 11:36pm
The election was held to fill four seats made vacant when elected UA members stepped down from their roles.
11/10/21 10:51am
While the overall case count remains low, thousands of students — including 2,856 undergraduates in the College of Arts and Sciences — are at risk of receiving noncompliance red PennOpen Passes on Nov. 16 due to testing noncompliance.
11/05/21 12:40am
The Student Activities Council, one of Penn's six student governing branches, will be led by its new chair, Engineering junior Evan Bean.
11/04/21 1:21am
Dig Inn, El Taco, and Amma’s South Indian Cuisine round out the five restaurants that will open locations near campus in the coming months.
11/04/21 12:31am
Students said that seeing their families in person meant a lot to them during their adjustment to college life, though it was difficult to find time to spend with family while completing classwork.
11/03/21 3:47am
In an interview with The Daily Pennsylvanian, City Councilmember Helen Gym stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in national politics, and noted that many reforms college students care about are addressed at the local level.
11/03/21 1:06am
More than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students received red PennOpen Passes for COVID-19 testing noncompliance two weeks ago.
11/03/21 12:32am
This new test-booking assistance service comes days after The Daily Pennsylvanian published an article on student backlash about Weingarten and Disability Services’s allegedly inadequate support resources during midterms.
11/01/21 12:52am
Many professors incorporated benefits they found from using online platforms during the pandemic into their midterms this semester, adding that the return to in-person learning has eliminated concerns of academic integrity.
10/29/21 1:11am
DAB organized the event, which was held in New College House West, to provide guidance on balancing the pressures Penn students face and building a supportive network of friends. 
10/28/21 12:31am
The Transfer Student Organization is in the final stages of confirming that transfer students will be able to occupy the entire 11th floor of Rodin College House.
10/27/21 9:12pm
The registration holds will be placed on student accounts on Oct. 29, barring students from participating in the upcoming Advance Registration period, which begins on Nov. 1.
10/27/21 2:37pm
Students who have not received a COVID-19 test since Oct. 19 are in danger of receiving red passes and have until Oct. 30 to get tested.
10/27/21 1:00am
Students who receive testing accommodations are frustrated by an alleged lack of communication and organization from Penn’s Weingarten Learning Resources Center and Disability Services as they have transitioned to in-person exams.
10/26/21 12:28am
Water from the sprinkler leaked into multiple dorms early Wednesday morning, with the fifth floor — where the sprinkler turned on — facing the brunt of the damage.