• Penn Celebrates Groundbreaking of New College House

    Penn Celebrates Groundbreaking of New College House

    On the blustery afternoon of Friday, Nov. 8, under a tent set up on Hill Field, the Penn community gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new college house—what President Amy Gutmann called a “living, learning community.

  • An Architect’s Vision for Philadelphia

    An Architect’s Vision for Philadelphia

    The influence of architect Paul Philippe Cret endures more than 100 years after he arrived in Philadelphia to teach at Penn.

  • Convocation 2013

    Convocation 2013

    Members of the Class of 2017 and transfer students were officially welcomed into the Penn community on Tuesday, Aug. 27.

  • Move-In Day for Class of 2017

    Move-In Day for Class of 2017

    On Aug. 22, under threat of rain, more than 2,400 freshmen and their families began arriving on campus, unloading cars, pushing their wheeled cardboard boxes filled with bedding, clothes and other necessities.

  • Penn Traditions

    Penn Traditions

    From Hey Day and toast-throwing at a football game on Franklin Field, to Clash of the Classes and Spring Fling, Penn’s many traditions add to the richness of the University experience.