The Penn Slavery Project discovered that out of Penn's 28 founding trustees who were investigated, 20 of them held slaves and had financial ties to the slave trade.
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College sophomore Aleksei Kuryla said he was skeptical that removing smoker poles on campus would effectively reduce smoking among students.
“In a weird way it was flattering, that they would go to the trouble to hack a student website at Penn,” College sophomore Ethan Woolley said.
Students and teaching assistants in CIS 120 have been pushed into overcrowded rooms with no electrical outlets for their office hours.
“In my geology class, we haven't even turned in a single assignment. I didn’t know if I was doing anything right. It was pretty impossible to gauge where I was at,” College sophomore Eliza Halpin said.
As Director of Penn Libraries, Rogers introduced the Weigle Information Commons, the Kislak Center for Special Collections and the Moelis Grand Reading Room.
Various competitions have been set up inviting students to make arguments for Philadelphia to be made the home of the tech giant's next headquarters.
“If you’re working a lot, make sure it’s something you’re passionate about and something you’re excited about."
Online courseware sites, such as Khan Academy and Coursera have grown increasingly popular, but research shows that overusing these services can affect learning.
Some Penn students took courses in high school for credit. Then the University changed its policies.
“I sat next to sophomores, juniors and seniors and I did the same work as them, I don’t understand why they would get the credit and I wouldn't."
Earlier this month, hackers broke into the system of credit-reporting agency Equifax and stole the private information of up to 143 million people.
Many students are looking for a job in the energy industry and say the program's heavy research requirements aren't particularly relevant.
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said it's “insensitive” to raise climate change in the immediate aftermath of deadly storms. One Penn professor replied, “I think that’s poppycock."
Out of 3,235 American counties, Philadelphia ranks 661 for well-being, 2,283 for depression and 3,223 for agreeableness.
Penn InTouch can support up to 1,200 concurrent users. That is 5 percent of Penn's overall student population.
Their model has found that Trump's proposal to cut down on legal immigration will lower GDP without increasing the wages of American laborers by a significant amount.
The catalog is the first in a series of updates to Penn's information systems through the “Next Generation Student Systems” project.
“At times you’ll feel homesick or slightly uncomfortable, but they’re always people and resources at campus,” College and Engineering sophomore Raj Bhuva said.
Princeton University had the lowest score — 48.3 percent lower than the Ivy League average — according to the report from Indeed.com
Lauren Sallan, the Martin Meyerson assistant professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, is on the front lines of studying the causes of extinction-level events.