Articles by Emily Scolnick
Recent health inspections find all Penn Dining facilities in compliance with health codesQuaker Kitchen, Falk Cafe, and 1920 Commons passed spring health inspections, meaning that all dining facilities now meet Philadelphia's health code.
Philadelphia 76ers’ arena proposal near Chinatown and Penn student protests, explainedThroughout its long history, Chinatown and its residents have faced numerous challenges from groups of developers looking to redevelop Center City and the Chinatown area.
'Abbott Elementary' star Quinta Brunson to deliver 2023 Graduate School of Education Commencement speechBrunson, a West Philadelphia native, is the creator of ABC's "Abbott Elementary," in which she portrays Janine Teagues, a Penn alum and a new-to-the-job second-grade teacher.
Penn announces new director of admissions after three-month searchPascucci was selected following a national search that began when former Vice Dean and Director of Admissions John McLaughlin departed Penn last November.
From Houston Hall to West Philadelphia, the best places to watch the Eagles in the Super BowlThe DP put together an all-in-one guide to the spots on and around campus that will be streaming the game.
'Safety and security is what we do': New chief of Penn Police talks prioritiesWilliams — who was appointed as the interim chief of police in May 2022 — was announced as the new chief of police on Jan. 17.
Students for the Preservation of Chinatown plan to focus on Penn's ties to proposed 76ers stadiumSPOC is working to mobilize college students in the Philadelphia area against the plans for a new 76ers arena in Chinatown.
Campus Apartments releases updated plans for planned building at 41st and Walnut StreetsThe new building, which is expected to be completed in 2026, will be eleven stories and house the company headquarters, additional office spaces, and 136 apartments, including a penthouse level.
Penn’s LGBT Center announces opening of its new Clothing ClosetThe idea first stemmed from a desire to provide gender-affirming products like binders and shapewear to Penn students.
Philadelphia approves Powelton Village as a historic districtNow that it has been given the historic district designation, its buildings will be protected from further demolition and exterior modification.
Penn students in performing arts groups balance rehearsals with classes during midterm seasonPerforming arts groups at Penn often have rehearsal schedules throughout the semester that range from 6 to 20 hours a week.
Annenberg Professor Emeritus Klaus Krippendorff dies after battle with lymphomaIn addition to serving as a Gregory Bateson professor of communication at Penn, Krippendorff was a lecturer, author, builder, sculptor, and activist.
Penn's Institute for Regenerative Medicine awards $100,000 prize for biomedical researchThe prize, which is awarded to a researcher's discovery that made "a unique impact on biomedicine," awards the winner $100,000, a medal, and an opportunity to present a lecture on campus.
FGLI students recount “jumpstart to the school year” through Pre-First Year ProgramPre-First Year is a four-week academic intensive program prior to New Student Orientation that offers first-generation and low-income students one free elective credit at the conclusion of the program.
Six Penn rowers to compete in July U23 World Championships in ItalyThe six Penn athletes all traveled to Italy on July 19 to begin final preparations for their individual events in the rowing championship.
'A gut punch': Penn community reacts to uncertainty of abortion rights in PennsylvaniaThe Supreme Court officially voted 5-4 to overturn Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed the constitutional right to an abortion. The decision now grants the states the power to regulate abortions and reproductive health care, the first time in history the court had overturned a previous ruling.
Wharton graduate Marc Minichello wins NCAA javelin championshipMinichello becomes the second Penn javelin champion in program history and now aims to build on his success before the 2024 Olympic Trials.