Articles by Valentina Zarya

09/10/10 8:31am

Penn Law and Hong Kong University create exchange program

Penn’s Law School and the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong established a new dual-degree exchange student program — a move which administrators call a testament to Penn’s commitment to internationalism.
09/01/10 11:55pm
Though the application process is said to be grueling, the University “does pretty well with encouraging kids to apply for Fulbrights and making their applications good enough to be accepted,” Director of the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Harriet Joseph said.
06/24/10 5:01am

Penn Med students selected for professional ethics fellowship

30 medical and law students nationwide will travel to Europe to study ethics through the lens of the Holocaust.
06/17/10 4:51am

Survey examines why women aren't climbing the corporate ladder

Despite increasing numbers of women in the educational pipeline and workplace, the gender gap at the top of the corporate ladder remains wider than ever.
06/03/10 6:31am

International House Philadelphia hits 100

International House Philadelphia kicked off its centennial celebration this Tuesday with hors d’oeuvres, speeches and insight into their plans for the upcoming year.
05/27/10 8:13am

Penn prof. receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Penn Psychology Professor Martin Seligman’s contributions to the field of psychology were recognized when he received the Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association’s second Lifetime Achievement Award on May 26.
05/14/10 4:36am
The venture is a one-man operation by College senior Langston Smith, who handled everything the small business needed — from product design to marketing to website development.
04/22/10 7:35am
After dedicating 25 years of service to Penn’s faculty, staff and students, Penn Women’s Center’s Gloria Gay is retiring this spring.
04/16/10 1:38am

Minority groups expand mentoring programs for new students

The purpose of these programs is primarily to inform minority students that “they’re not the only ones,” in the words of College sophomore and Admissions and Outreach Chairwoman of the United Minorities Council Jewel Lester.
04/12/10 6:19am
Find out what happens when people stop being polite and start getting real at an open casting call for the 25th season of 'The Real World' right in Philadelphia.
04/08/10 6:38am

Students petition for revision of Fling performer selection

Over the past few weeks, students have asked the Social Planning and Events Committee and the University Special Events Committee to revise selection criteria for future Spring Fling performers.
04/06/10 10:00am

*Wharton adds new department

In response to student and faculty pleas for inclusiveness, the University announced the first-ever Wharton American Studies Program.
04/05/10 8:13am
This year marked the 28th anniversary of Festival Latino, a week-long celebration of Latino culture on campus. The festival’s theme was “EsPENNglish,” a pun on the term Spanglish.
04/05/10 7:38am
After College junior Kaneesha Parsard became the first-ever democratically elected Penn Consortium of Undergraduate Women chairwoman, The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with her to discuss women’s identity at Penn and plans for a new rape crisis center in Philadelphia.
03/31/10 4:53am
Transgender SEPTA riders and their supporters staged a drag show Tuesday afternoon in Suburban Station to protest the gender markers on SEPTA’s weekly and monthly TransPasses.
03/26/10 4:46am

PCUW to hold first-ever election

The current board of Penn Consortium of Undergraduate Women will be electing a new set of women to take charge of the organization on March 29.
03/23/10 8:00am
The demonstrators fought to regain the attention of Congress and remind the White House of its promises to overhaul the immigration system.
03/19/10 7:26am

UA holds first-ever presidential debate

The debate, which was held in Harrison College House, was co-sponsored by the Penn Democrats and Penn Political Review.
03/16/10 10:08am

Lessons from Afghani high school students

The Penn Women’s Center hosted a dialogue with a group of students from Marefat High School near Kabul.
03/15/10 7:18am
Muslim and Jewish students worked on community service projects in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward over spring break.
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