Description: Penn Asian Review is a student-run, peer-reviewed publication with a focus on Asia related topics. Penn Asian Review (PAR) publishes a printed journal featuring articles submitted by Penn students and also maintains a blog to post short articles. PAR board members are expected to perform editorial duties and can also be content contributors.
Description: The Penn Bioethics Journal (PBJ) is the premier peer-reviewed undergraduate bioethics journal. Established in 2004, the Journal provides a venue for undergraduates to make contributions to the field of bioethics. Embracing the interdisciplinarity of bioethics, PBJ reviews and publishes original work addressing debates in medicine, technology, philosophy, public policy, law, theology, and ethics, among other disciplines. The biannual issue also features news briefs summarizing current issues and interviews with eminent figures in the field. Authors and the editorial staff alike have a unique opportunity to experience the peer-review process through the collaborative and rigorous review and preparation of the Journal. With an audience ranging from undergraduates to scholars in the field, and the broader public seeking unbiased information, the Penn Bioethics Journal occupies a unique niche in the field of bioethics.
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Membership: Open to all
Description: The F-Word is a weekly discussion group and semesterly publication that is concerned with feminism and the intersection of race, socioeconomics, sexuality, and gender among other things. We hope to foster meaningful conversation both in print and in person. Weekly meetings are open to all, and literary and art submissions are welcome from any member of the greater Penn community.
Government and Politics Association
Description: The Government and Politics Association is Penn’s largest political organization. Devoted to non-partisan and balanced dialogue, the organization does not adopt positions on political issues; we leave it to our members to make up their own minds. We host over 40 events per semester, ranging from informal discussions and social events to formal debates and speaker events. Our membership is 100% inclusive; anyone who wants to join GPA is welcome.
Description: IMPACT is a community dedicated to creating social change, beginning on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus and reaching individuals with Penn connections all over the world. Founded in the spring of 2013 by two Penn students, we have grown from a group of social justice-minded students to a community of students making a difference through a magazine, blog, and calendar of events. Our mission is to cultivate a culture of involvement in social issues at Penn; give students the tools to become active, impactful members of their communities; and bring awareness to students, faculty, alumni, and organizations working toward equality, rights, and a positive social impact.
International Business Review
Description: The International Business Review is a student-run print publication based at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Going beyond the scope of the American economy, IBR covers a diverse array of business trends throughout the world. We feature thought-provoking, analytical articles written by University of Pennsylvania undergraduates and interviews with international business executives and the renowned Wharton school faculty. With every issue, IBR aims to provide a global forum to exchange ideas, opinions and perspectives on economic issues, as well as to enhance communication and spark debate amongst students, faculty, alumni and the business community alike.
Description: Penn's one and only premiere Latino interest magazine dedicated to being a voice for the Latino community and a bridge between the diverse array of communities at Penn.
Description: Penn Appétit is Penn’s source for all things edible.
Description: Penn Review is the premier mainstream literary magazine at the University of Pennsylvania. Devoted to the literary and visual arts, we meet once a week at the Kelly Writers House to discuss submissions for our semiannual publication. We publish original poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and all forms of visual art.
Description: Since 2010, SYNAPSE has served as Penn's premier multidisciplinary student run healthcare publication. We pride ourselves on maintaining a very diverse focus, and cover issues in healthcare ranging from medical research, science & technology, behavioral health, health care economics and ethics. We recruit writers at the beginning of each semester and work with their ideas to produce peer-reviewed articles at the end of the semester. As part of our ongoing commitment to healthcare education, we also collaborate with numerous student organizations to organize speaker events and seminars related to healthcare. Our flagship event is our semesterly launch event, where we reveal our published issues following a keynote speech from a notable leader in healthcare.
Description: The Punch Bowl was founded in 1899 by disenchanted rich Ivy Leaguers who established a tradition of excellence and scathing social satire we maintain to this day, though sadly the amount of yacht owners on staff has declined steadily since our founding. Today, The Punch Bowl is Penn's #1 source for creating and enjoying comedy: we work in print, online content, video, podcasting, radio, sketch, improv, and standup. The Punch Bowl is a vital part of Penn's storied tradition and continues to represent the university by holding alumni events, publishing peerless content, and kissing as many babies along the way as possible.
Description: Penn Sustainability Review (PSR) is the first and only sustainability-focused publication at Penn. We are completely student-run, with online and print platforms featuring opinion editorials, leadership interviews, and academic papers on topics of sustainability, environmental activism and energy policy. Since our inception in Fall 2011, we have aimed to provide a platform to exchange knowledge, ideas, and perspectives on wide-ranging sustainability issues both in print and through campus dialogue through extensive research and investigation. Through educating students and facilitating events, PSR seeks to encourage undergraduates to take ownership of environmental issues and enact meaningful change.
Undergraduate Law Journal
Description: The Penn Undergraduate Law Journal publishes the work of bright undergraduates around the world in biannual issues, as well as maintains an online blog with diverse weekly posts.
Description: Penn UTV is a coalition for all undergraduate student groups that produce video. UTV and its member groups share resources such as equipment and some funding, as well as jointly coordinate events, new member recruiting, marketing and promotion. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for groups to get started producing video and to make these groups more visible on campus.
Description: Launched in 2006, The WALK is the University of Pennsylvania’s premier and completely student-run fashion publication and community. In 2010, TheWALKMagazine.com was launched as a sister to the print edition, providing Penn with its widely-demanded fashion fix year around. As an organization, The WALK strives to explore the interdisciplinary field of fashion through its diverse and talented staff members. We at The WALK hope to not only cultivate a passionate community of creative thinkers, but to universalize the powerful force of fashion--within and outside of Penn. We hope that, through our commitment to innovative thinking, we can inspire you to discover the wonderful world that is fashion.
Description: We are the student-run radio station at Penn, broadcasting live 24/7 from the Seltzer studio. Listen in anytime and check out our blog at wqhsradio.org, and like us on Facebook! That's where we usually post updates about applications and special events.