Given SCUE’s recent academic initiatives, The Daily Pennsylvanian is taking a look at how other schools in the Ivy League are helping shape student academic life.
KIPP, which Feinberg co-founded, is now one of the country’s largest operators of public charter schools — educating over 50,000 children.
Popular actor Ashton Kutcher is no longer coming to speak to Penn tomorrow. However, he may come back to speak in a few weeks.
Hackney, also former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, was 79.
Ashton Kutcher, the popular actor and movie producer, will be speaking at Penn on Sept. 18 as part of the Wharton School’s Social Impact Initiative, according to an email invitation sent out Wednesday.
Penn announced on Tuesday that the School of Nursing is teaming up with a Philadelphia private high school for girls, The Agnes Irwin School, to teach a class about global health this semester.
Evan Robinson, a senior in the College, has been running a photo business since junior year of high school.
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Laurie McCall had been serving as interim director of Platt since November 2012, when the former director Ty Furman left Penn.
The new president of the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, who was earned three degrees at Penn, will be inaugurated this Friday.
A pipe in the first floor ceiling of Skirkanich Hall leaked this afternoon at around 12:20 p.m, causing water to spill over the first floor.
A coalition of community members and activists have come together under the name of Americans for Free Speech to protest the removal of Narendra Modi from the Wharton India Economic Forum on March 23.
SPEC is bringing the actor, director and writer, Zach Braff to campus on March 25.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation was rescinded by the organizers of WIEF after a petition led by three Penn professors. Since then, two corporate sponsors of the forum have pulled out in addition to four other prominent guests.
Many have seen the decision to rescind the invitation as a mistake on the part of the organizers.
The keynote speaker for the annual Wharton India Economic Forum, Narendra Modi, the current chief minister of the state of Gujarat in India, had his invitation revoked by the organizers of the forum following a petition led by three Penn professors. This cancellation has resulted in widespread media coverage and debate in India.
During Koop’s time as surgeon general, he was best known for his campaign against smoking. He also wrote an educational paper during this time about HIV and AIDS, when the disease was first subjected to public controversy.
On March 14, SPEC-TRUM will be bringing R&B artist Melanie Fiona and emerging rapper Future.
Three Penn engineers have been selected to join the ranks of the National Academy of Engineering.
Professor Robert Ghrist’s Coursera course: Calculus: Single Variable is being recommended for credit by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service, a service that offers nontraditional students college credit.
College senior Tom Hartford, 22, was taken off life support at 1 a.m. Wednesday, after being in a coma for the past two weeks.