Articles by Sejal Sangani
Penn alum starts health information company to destigmatize medical issuesThe company — which is represented by a gender-neutral cartoon character, Dr Hen — publishes content across various social media platforms and discusses a breadth of health-related topics.
Penn community celebrates Black History Month with University-wide collaborationsStudent groups and University Life are hosting events and celebrations recognizing Black History Month on campus.
New 7B leaders plan to increase advocacy for more funding, space on campusThe Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with the new leaders of Penn’s main minority coalition about their goals and plans for the upcoming year.
Black student government leaders talk diversity initiatives, importance of representationThis semester, the Nominations Elections Committee brought on its first Black chair and the Social Planning and Events Committee is currently led by its first Black female president.
Penn's Quechua Language Program seeks to expand campus presence, increase resourcesWhile Penn is the only Ivy League institution to offer the language in such a capacity, the program suffers from lack of resources and currently has no full-time faculty members.
Penn Sikh Organization leaders aim to revive club, gain official University recognitionFounded almost 20 years ago, PSO has a mission to broaden the understanding and awareness of the Sikh religion and heritage in the Penn community.
Leaders of three new disability-related student groups talk initiatives, missions, advocacyThe student leaders said that they formed the groups in order to create space and support neurodivergent and disabled students at Penn.
Following ARCH renovation plans, 7B group leaders share semester plans, long-term visionThe 7B consists of the seven constituent groups which center and serve minority students on campus. The coalition expanded last December to include Natives at Penn.
Quad and Stouffer renovations to include accessible entrances, elevators, and rampsTwo elevators and a Limited-Use-Limited-Application lift will be installed in the Quad. Stouffer will become newly accessible with reconstructed entrances, elevators and ramps to the dorm.
Asian American Studies Program celebrates 25th anniversary with multi-day eventSaturday's events included opening remarks from School of Arts & Sciences Dean Steven Fluharty, a keynote speech by author Cathy Park Hong, alumni panels, and performances from student groups.
Penn student groups host QPenn, a weeklong event celebrating the LGBTQ communityQPenn 2022 kicked off this Sunday with opening words and a mixer hosted in collaboration with FGLIQ. The week will wrap up on Saturday with Queer Student Alliance’s drag show.
Off-campus apartments face package delivery issues with AmazonManagement from HamCo and The Radian said that their properties have not experienced any significant issues with other delivery or mail services — just Amazon.
Disabilities Services testing accommodation center closure inconveniences studentsStudents said they did not receive proper accommodations when the center, housed in Biotech Commons, closed for reconstruction.
Students with disabilities face challenges accessing campus buildingsPenn’s campus is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, but students with disabilities are struggling to find accessible entrances, navigate buildings without elevators, and secure accessible on-campus housing.
New Penn Museum director talks MOVE, Morton Collection controversies, long-term goalsChristopher Woods sat down with The Daily Pennsylvanian to discuss his goals and how the Museum will address widespread criticism — including towards the Museum's "unethical possession" of the Morton Cranial Collection and its handling of MOVE bombing remains — under his tenure.
Ten Penn seniors receive $100,000 in funding for community and social impact projectsThe prizes are awarded annually to graduating seniors to encourage them to design engagement projects that will make a positive difference in the world in their first year after college.
Philosophy professor Karen Detlefsen to serve as vice provost for educationThe vice provost for education oversees undergraduate and graduate education at Penn, designing and implementing policies that promote academic excellence, innovation, and interdisciplinary knowledge.
Six Penn faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and SciencesThe Academy commends outstanding scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators for their work to address the world's most urgent challenges.
Arthur Ross Gallery receives $125,000 donation to perpetually endow lecture seriesThe donation was made by 1966 College for Women graduate Susan T. Marx to endow the Susan T. Marx Distinguished Lecture Series in perpetuity.