Undergraduate Students

On stage at Carnegie Hall

The third-annual “Toast to Dear Old Penn” showcase featured more than 100 performers in Dischord and Penn Yo a capella, Onda Latina and Penn Dhamaka dance, Bloomers and Mask and Wig comedy troupes, and the spoken-word Excelano Project. 

Louisa Shepard

In the News


College students have advice for Jerome Powell

Liza Brover, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, said the College Fed Challenge “is a window for the Fed to see how young people look at the economy. To that extent, people should care what we have to say about inflation and employment.”


Boston Globe

‘Gen Z is coming of age with real purpose’: College students set record for voting in 2020 election

Harrison Feinman, a College of Arts and Sciences senior and director of Penn Leads the Vote, said he was encouraged by the rise in voting among college students. “People are finally starting to understand about the importance of voting and how that is a form of activism,” he said.


Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane (WHYY-FM)

Regional Roundup – 10/25/21

Max Strickberger and Alan Jinich, seniors in the College of Arts and Sciences, spoke about their project “Generation Pandemic,” which documents COVID-19 experiences of young adults in the U.S.



$200,000 paychecks, exit opportunities, and proximity to power: Why graduates flock to Wall Street

Barbara Hewitt of Career Services said finance has remained a top industry for graduating Penn students. “They know it’s going to be a lot of work for a couple of years,” she said. “They’re pretty open-eyed about that.”


Philadelphia Inquirer

A Philly exoneree works to free other wrongly convicted people. First up: His codefendant

Penn students and alumni, including the President’s Engagement Prize winning team behind Project Hope, have been working with the Terrance Lewis Liberation Foundation to support wrongly convicted people.


Al Día

The conference empowering the next generation of health care professionals

Rising senior Alejandra Bahena of Kissimmee, Florida, was interviewed about her path to Penn and about taking classes during the pandemic. Bahena is the creator of the National Pre-Health Conference, a virtual event for students in pre-health fields.