Articles by Kaitlyn Boyle
Most Penn students move out of freshman dorms after one year — but NCH may be changing the gameThe percentage of juniors living in New College House increased from 3.2 percent in the 2017-18 academic year to 21.9 percent in 2018-19. Many of these juniors have stayed there since their freshman year.
The Consent Collaborative aims to unite groups at Penn against sexual violenceConsent Collaborative was formed through a partnership between Doolittle and Director of Student Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Jessica Mertz.
Revamped 'Take Your Professor to Lunch' program sees 152 percent increase in reservationsThe program’s recent expansion was announced shortly after the first Campus Conversation as a part of the University’s Campaign for Wellness.
'Choose me over a gun’: Penn students, profs march with Philadelphia to end gun violenceAcross the world, there were 800 marches planned for this one day. Along with two high school students, Penn College senior Jana Korn organized Philadelphia's march.
Restaurants, sports, arts and culture: Penn's new website for finding businesses on campusOrganized largely by Facilities and Real Estate Services, the new Shop Penn brand includes all retailers, restaurants, and business located in Penn-owned buildings throughout campus.
Wharton drops to No. 3 spot for best MBA program in latest U.S. News rankingsWharton, which tied for first last year, was among several of Penn's graduate schools that fell in the rankings by 2018 Best Graduate Schools list from U.S. News and World Report.
Over 250 students denied housing in New College House next year to make way for new freshmenNCH opened for its first freshmen residents in 2016 and is now one of the University's four-year undergraduate dorms. It was also the only four-year house that filled up so quickly.
Pritchett to serve on Phila. education board for expertise in policy, city officials sayThe 13-person group, entitled the “Education Nominating Panel,” was appointed by Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and given the task of nominating 27 potential BOE members.
READ: Pritchett's full answers to staff questions about sexual assault at Penn and moreThe Penn Professional Staff Assembly sponsored a talk with Penn Provost Pritchett on Jan. 30 to discuss topics related to the University and to ask questions that concern staff members.
DACA, mental health, sexual violence at Penn — what staff asked Pritchett at PPSA forumThe Penn Professional Staff Assembly sponsored a talk with the Provost as one of its two large open meetings of the academic year for staff members to discuss various University initiatives.
After five years, the Penn Bookstore is undergoing major renovationsThe project, which began over winter break, will replace the escalators with newer models and will renovate the bathrooms, the elevator, and the cafe upstairs.
An infected horse has prompted an 'equine quarantine' at Penn Vet's animal hospitalAll elective equine and camelid appointments at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, have been cancelled until further notice by the regional state veterinarian, a Penn Vet press release stated.
The search begins for Penn's new vice provost and director of librariesCarton Rogers will retire in June. He has worked in Penn Libraries since 1975, becoming the vice provost and director of libraries in 2004. In his role, he oversaw 18 separate University libraries.
Fire crews responded to a HAZMAT situation in Penn's Engineering Quad on FridayA traffic alert was posted on the DPS website and Twitter account around the time of the incident, barring any traffic on Walnut Street between 30th and 34th streets.
Penn Law students join 13 other schools pledging to improve mental health of grad studentsFive of the 14 students who have died from suicide at Penn since February 2013 have been graduate students.
Penn Women SPEAK held a discussion on how to respond to controversial protesters on Locust WalkThe group's second event of the semester follows Penn Women SPEAK's first dialogue on sexual harassment on campus and nationally.
Medicine, money, and fake news: what you missed at Dr. Oz's visit to campus on Monday"I also realized that money was important in health care if you did it right. So I came to a campus that was truly integrated in every way," said Mehmet Oz.
Practicing yoga regularly can improve mental wellness — but cost can be a problem“Part of yoga is really a practice of yourself. It’s a way to empower individuals to see what works for them.”
Entrepreneurship and networking: What you missed at the Penn Innovation ConferenceA hundred students from across Penn’s schools are selected through an application to attend the full-day conference that featured speaker events and networking opportunities.