Articles by Elizabeth Meisenzahl
Penn Violence Prevention names new director after nearly year-long vacancyElise Scioscia will head PVP beginning Dec. 7, according to a University press release.
Target to open location near Penn's campus at 37th and Chestnut streetsThe Philadelphia University City store will be an addition to The Mason on Chestnut at 3701 Chestnut Street, a Target spokesperson wrote in an email to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
Graduate School of Education receives $16.2 million donation, the largest in its historyThe historic donation comes as the end of GSE Dean Pam Grossman's tenure approaches.
Penn President Liz Magill to likely announce new provost in spring 2023Members of the 7B and activist groups told The DP that they want to see greater transparency in the new provost’s administration.
‘Women, life, freedom’: Members of Penn community hold protest in solidarity with Iranian womenApproximately 100 people gathered at the LOVE statue on Thursday night at a vigil for Mahsa Amini, who was reportedly beaten to death by Iranian morality police.
Students face disciplinary action from Penn for alleged participation in Convocation protestThe students told The Daily Pennsylvanian they believe the University is targeting them for disciplinary consequences in an effort to stifle the protests against the impending sale of the UC Townhomes.
Amber Wiley to lead Penn’s Center for the Preservation of Civil Right Sites as first named directorWiley’s tenure as the director of the CPCRS will begin in July of 2023.
Penn community honors life of Sarah Katz at candlelit vigilKatz’s friends, roommates, and members of Katz's sorority spoke at the vigil, which began at 7 p.m. on Friday in front of the LOVE statue.
Penn Women’s Center to select new director before end of the semesterThe Penn Women’s Center plans to have a permanent director by the end of the semester after Sherisse Laud-Hammond left last semester.
Hundreds petition Penn to move finals online after University bans indoor social gatheringsThe petition calls for final exams for large lecture classes to be moved online, citing several grievances with the enforcement of the PennOpen Pass self-reporting system and difficulties with social distancing in classrooms.
Major changes to University admin. cause uncertaintySeveral high-ranking members of Penn’s administration announced their plans to leave Penn, either temporarily or permanently.
Penn Student Government launches fund to distribute $150,000 to marginalized student groupsThe Social Life Inclusion Fund will distribute $50,000 each year over the next three years starting this semester in a three-year pilot program.
Thousands petition Penn to fire visiting scholar accused of crimes against humanityMaria Paula Romo was dismissed by the Ecuadorian Assembly for her oversight of the government's allegedly abusive response to protests.
Special election fills four Undergraduate Assembly seats after resignationsThe election was held to fill four seats made vacant when elected UA members stepped down from their roles.
DPS recommends Penn community stay indoors following junkyard fire, but doesn't cancel classThe Philadelphia Department of Public Health is testing air samples for toxic pollution and recommended that those with heart or lung problems avoid exerting themselves in areas with smoke.
Newly elected SAC officers to focus on managing reserve fund, recognizing new groupsThe Student Activities Council, one of Penn's six student governing branches, will be led by its new chair, Engineering junior Evan Bean.
Transfer students will likely have a floor to themselves for the first time next yearThe 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.
Class Board 2025 plans to bring back first-year traditions, starting with Econ ScreamClass Board 2025 will hold Econ Scream on Oct. 11 at the Ware Patio in the Quad.
Some seniors unable to attend Hey Day because of classes, fall break travelClass Board 2022 announced on Sept. 29 that Hey Day for the Class of 2022 would take place on Wednesday, Oct. 13 during class hours.