Articles by Kevin Bryan
DPS reports uptick in aggravated assaults, vehicle theft in 2022 crime statistics reportThe information in the report is disseminated in compliance with federal law under the Clery Act, and contains details of all campus safety resources and public safety policies of the University.
New VP of Division of Public Safety talks importance of transparency, community inputKathleen Shields Anderson, who previously served as interim vice president of Penn's Division of Public Safety, was selected from a competitive pool of applicants for the position.
Gutmann College House headlines list of on-campus building name changes, renovationsTo keep you updated as you navigate campus this semester, here’s a look at the construction and renovation progress made on campus since you’ve been gone.
Man stabbed at 34th Street SEPTA Station during domestic disputeThe victim reportedly intervened in an altercation between a man and his girlfriend and was subsequently punched and stabbed.
‘It was high panic’: Penn students present at Philadelphia Fourth of July shooting recountSeveral students present at the fireworks display recounted their experiences during and after the shooting to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
Gunshots fired near Philadelphia Museum of Art during Fourth of July fireworks showThe shots came from the area of 25th and Spring Garden streets, behind where the Wawa Welcome America concert headlining Jason Derulo had concluded minutes before.
‘The most traumatizing night of my life’: Penn students who witnessed South Street shooting reflectWhile the students were not injured in the mass shooting that night, 14 individuals — nearly all bystanders, with ages ranging from 17 to 69 — were either wounded or killed.
The Graduation Issue 2022: 2021-2022 Year in ReviewRelive the Class of 2022's senior year, in which the University transitioned back to in-person life and Penn's administration underwent major shakeups.
Division of Public Safety holds first in-person commendation ceremony in two yearsAt the April 14 ceremony, awards were given to UPPD police officers, PennComm Operations Center personnel, Penn Patrol security guards, and graduating seniors in Penn MERT.
Koreana, a staple of campus cuisine, to close this month after 15 yearsThe restaurant will close its doors on April 17. The restaurant block is expected to be rebuilt into a new high-tech office and lab space in early 2023.
Lil Yachty to perform at Spring Fling as surprise guestCheat Codes and Flo Milli will headline the concert, which will take place in Penn Park Friday at 8 p.m. This year's concert will be the first to be held in person since 2019.
Multiple gunshots fired outside McDonald’s at 40th and Walnut streets on Tuesday eveningAccording to DPS, witnesses observed two individuals who appeared to know one another — one of whom was the arrested suspect — having a physical altercation inside of the McDonald’s prior to the shooting.
Experts analyze war in Ukraine, say ‘Putin has lost touch with reality’ at PWH eventNearly 200 individuals gathered Wednesday — virtually and in person — to listen to the event's panelists address the U.S. government's response to the crisis and how other nations will likely respond.
National search for Penn's new VP of Public Safety begins, following Maureen Rush’s retirementSenior Executive Vice President Craig Carnaroli is leading the search for Rush’s replacement. While Rush acted as both Chief of Police and Vice President of DPS, the roles will now be separate positions.
Division of Public Safety updates safety guidelines as Philadelphia carjacking rate triplesMore than 129 carjacking incidents have been logged in Philadelphia since the year's start, up from 43 during the same time frame in 2021, according to DPS.
Grease fire erupts at McDonald’s on 40th and Walnut streets on Thursday eveningFirefighters on the scene noted considerable amounts of smoke rising from the rear kitchen of the restaurant. The Division of Public Safety later confirmed the incident as a grease fire and deemed the situation under control.
NCAA announces new transgender athlete guidelines, defers authority on a sport-by-sport basisAfter Penn swimmer Lia Thomas broke meet and program records at the Zippy Invitationals, the NCAA's policies on transgender athletes have drawn national attention.
Penn and 15 other top universities sued for allegedly colluding to limit financial aidProsecutors claim that over two decades, these universities have shortchanged over 170,000 aid-eligible students hundreds of millions of dollars in tuition.
Penn’s former director of Financial Aid William Schilling dies at age 76Schilling entered Penn in 1962 as an undergraduate student and remained at Penn until his retirement from being director of Financial Aid in 2012.