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Student Life

03/01/22 11:58pm
The University will extend the deadline to Mar. 14 for those who are eligible for a booster shot to upload their information.
02/28/22 12:34am
The PENNTRIathlon aims to give the Penn community an opportunity to participate in a fitness challenge during the winter months that is both competitive and welcoming.
02/24/22 11:28pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told The Daily Pennsylvanian that the incentives were created to encourage "good behaviors and smart choices" and to further foster a "community of care." 
02/23/22 10:04pm
The volunteering event will educate students at The City School at Spruce Hill on the importance of oral hygiene and dental healthcare.
02/22/22 1:25am
In an email sent to The Daily Pennsylvanian on Feb. 20, Director of Hospitality Services Pam Lampitt said that the move back to self-service marks a return to pre-pandemic dining operations.
02/21/22 11:53pm
The pair of students launched Kfans in November 2021 after they had met in a Korean popular culture class at Penn and connected over their shared passion for K-dramas.
02/21/22 11:51pm
Penn's Panhellenic Council sorority rush was completely online, while Interfraternity Council fraternities held a mix of virtual and in-person rush events.
02/21/22 5:35pm
The debate will be held at Feb. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Philomathean Hall, which is on the fourth floor of College Hall.
02/18/22 12:53am
Testimonies began on Wednesday, Feb. 9 and included over two hours of video deposition from John Stein, Ao "Olivia" Kong’s then-psychiatrist at Penn's Counseling and Psychological Services.
02/16/22 10:32pm
Guest speakers Special Agent Jake Archer of the FBI Art Crime Team and Assistant U.S. Attorney K.T. Newton will discuss recent issues surrounding art and antiquity fraud during the lecture on Feb. 17.
02/15/22 11:30pm
In response to the favorable trends across the Penn community, particularly undergraduates, the University announced that indoor social gatherings and event registration can resume.
02/15/22 11:19pm
While Boparai did not advance to the semi-finals, she came in second place at the end of the night, winning a prize of $10,000. 
02/15/22 10:50pm
College senior Rachel Dennis — who has been involved with the event series since they read at one held for New Student Orientation during their first year at Penn — will host the speakeasy.
02/14/22 11:36pm
Lunar New Year is a holiday marking the beginning of the lunar calendar and is celebrated across East and Southeast Asia as a large celebration each year.
02/14/22 1:12pm
Bezar was a Philadelphia native and attended the William Penn Charter and Baldwin Schools before coming to Penn.
02/13/22 11:23pm
After COVID-19-related delays, SNUGS was able to host its first in-person swim lessons during the fall 2021 semester.  
02/13/22 10:14pm
Associate Vice Provost for University Life Sharon Smith and PVP Associate Director Reema Malhotra are currently leading PVP, according to VPUL's Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives Michael Elias.
02/11/22 12:55am
Hayes is the 33rd Gates Cambridge Scholar from Penn since the program's inception in 2001, and she will begin her studies at the University of Cambridge this October.
02/10/22 11:03pm
The event took place on Feb. 7 at the Kelly Writers House’s Arts Café and was hosted by Penn Artist-in-Residence Piyali Bhattacharya.
02/10/22 3:00am
Gutmann, who resigned from the Penn presidency on Tuesday, sent an invitation emailed to all undergraduate students which stated the event will be held on Feb. 10 from 3:30 to 5 p.m.