Articles by Sara Forastieri
School year concludes amid significant turnover across Penn administrationThe end of this semester marks the conclusion of Liz Magill's first academic year as Penn president.
Penn Med takes legal action after TikTok video about understaffing at University hospitalA judge denied a motion to protect Penn Medicine from TikToks published by malpractice attorney Thomas Bosworth.
After withdrawing from U.S. News rankings, Perelman School of Medicine ranks No. 2The Medical School surpassed Harvard University and is now only behind Johns Hopkins University in this year's rankings.
Penn Carey Law rises to No. 4 in U.S. News rankings after opting out of submitting dataIn December, the school opted out of submitting data to the rankings following withdrawals from other top law schools.
Penn plans for expected overturn of affirmative action as Supreme Court ruling loomsAs the Supreme Court considers overturning affirmative action, the DP spoke with administrators, professors, and students about what this could mean.
Court approves fee refunds to some Penn students following COVID-19 lawsuit settlementPenn and the lawsuit's plaintiffs agreed to a partial refund of tuition and fees for all students who participated in a transition to online learning during the spring 2020 semester.
Amy Gutmann returns from Germany for naming ceremony of Gutmann College HouseLast July, Penn announced that New College House West would be named Gutmann College House in honor of Amy Gutmann, who served as Penn's president for a record 18 years.
Sanctions, grievances, and hearings: Why Amy Wax cannot be fired easilyIn light of the revelation that Wax has filed a grievance against Penn Carey Law Dean Ruger, the DP examined the Faculty Handbook to break down how these procedures work.
Penn names Annenberg Dean John L. Jackson Jr. as next provostJackson, who is also the Richard Perry University professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will succeed Interim Provost Beth Winkelstein.
Perelman School of Medicine ends participation in U.S. News & World Report rankingsThe Perelman School of Medicine, ranked No. 6 in 2023, follows withdrawals from the U.S. News rankings by other graduate schools within the past year.
Over 59,000 students applied to the Class of 2027 this year, a new recordThe applicant pool consists of over 3,000 more applicants than the Class of 2025, which previously held Penn's all-time high number of applications.
Five takeaways from the DP's exclusive interview with Magill one year after her nominationMagill talked about issues such as climate change, Penn's relationship with the West Philadelphia community, and the search for new administrators.
Here's an overview of Penn's cultural resource centersEach individual center will host open houses during the first weeks of the semester to invite all interested students to learn more about their community.
New College House West renamed Gutmann College House in honor of former President Amy GutmannGutmann College House was one of two college houses — along with Lauder College House — built during Gutmann’s 18-year presidency.
New Interim Vice Provost of University Life aims to bolster cultural groups across campusKing’s vision for the future focuses on connecting students through different spaces, centers, and interests.
Over 40,000 gather at March For Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C.March for Our Lives leaders, students, victims, and survivors gathered this past Saturday in Washington D.C. to demand immediate change in gun violence prevention laws in Capitol Hill.
Penn anthropologist sues the University for defamation following MOVE bombing accusationsThe lawsuit has been issued against Penn, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Association of Black Anthropologists, and the Society of Black Archaeologists, among other parties.
Penn moves COVID-19 testing to new location, closes DuBois, Houston Hall sites permanentlyAll University testing will now be conducted at the new PennCares testing site on 3734 Spruce Street.
Class of 2022 Commencement invites family and guests in person for the first time since 2019The ceremony marked the first Commencement to permit in-person family and guest attendance since 2019.