The Office of the President is funding a food-centered pilot program to bring students together through culinary endeavors in New College House West’s Quaker Kitchen.
In a photo essay, Penn Today highlights some of the center’s memorable guests and events from over the half decade.
One-hundred and forty-three members of the first residents to live in New College House moved in on Friday, Aug. 27, marking the second phase of Move-In and the opening of a new facility on campus.
Ready to welcome new arrivals to campus, 25 student coordinators are working as paid staff during Move-In to College Houses this coming week.
The University has begun the planning process to build a new student performing arts center, with Platt Student Performing Arts House providing leadership in the creation and implementation of arts programming for students at Penn.
The University launched its “Fueling Business Growth” campaign at this year’s Supplier Diversity Forum and Expo, meant to increase support of local, minority-owned businesses.
In a photo essay, Penn Today highlights some of campus’s most iconic trees.
Sustainability Director Nina Morris, who started at Penn in October, aims to build on the University’s strengths in creating a more sustainable campus and community.
Several new facilities, including Tangen Hall and the Academic Research Building, have finished construction and the University is eyeing opening dates. Penn Today provides an overview.
As New College House West prepares to welcome its inaugural residents this fall, House Director Trina Sokoloski talks with Penn Today about what to expect and what it means to build a new community
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Benjamin Keys of the Wharton School spoke about climate gentrification, in which higher-ground neighborhoods will become more desirable due to rising sea levels. “You don’t need to see bars opening up with bartenders wearing suspenders and handlebar mustaches to be seeing gentrification,” he said.
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The Wharton School’s Susan Wachter spoke about changes in the real estate market. “All the growth in housing new sales is in the South, where housing is affordable,” said Wachter.
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