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Several professors and the petition’s leader said that the plan to create these types of classes needs to be made more concrete before they can be successfully implemented in the curriculum.
The gift of more than 1,300 books came from Shirley and Marilyn Luber, wife and daughter of the late 1940 Wharton graduate and renowned Philadelphia art collector Gilbert Luber.
A recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Research shows that while images of products appeal to online shoppers, customers are likely to decide against a purchase if they are overwhelmed by too many images.
Penn professor Michael Kahana’s research found a link between episodic memory, “what happened when,” with spatial memory, or “what happened where.”
The Fellows program brings three distinguished writers, or “fellows,” to Penn’s campus every spring. The program includes a class, known as the Fellows seminar, and a public reading.
The research focuses on two angles: the factors that affect a student’s decision to participate in recruitment, and its effects on the student’s perceived social support.
Paleobiology is a small concentration in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science allows students to pursue research in related to the Earth before the emergence of humans.
Penn is the only school in the Ivy League that does not offer dance courses.
John Tresch, professor of the history and sociology of science, was recently awarded the 2013 Pfizer Award for Best Scholarly Book from the History of Science Society.
Minority-serving institutions are schools that work to provide education for students of color, specifically low-income students or students of underrepresented minorities.
A new study, published last week by Penn researchers in the journal Nature, shows that students who have taken online classes on Coursera have been highly educated and career-oriented.
The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships has, in the past, attributed Penn’s lack of Rhodes Scholars to the desire of the Rhodes Trust to find students from outside the Ivies.
While interdisciplinary research blends disciplines to address real world problems, at Penn, logistics often lessens the amount of it.
Last night, Authors@Wharton brought bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell to speak as part of the ongoing speaker series, where he discussed the basis of his latest book.
Several Penn researchers have been involved in a project whose goal is to analyze why the universe is expanding contrary to the laws of gravity.
Penn researchers can tell by your tweets.
The three day conference, which will be split between Penn’s Philadelphia and San Francisco campuses, will discuss India as a place of innovation.
A study done by two Penn psychology professors found that attitudes about sex are more predictive of religiosity than a person’s cooperative morals.
The report outlined six key objectives that it recommends the University work toward in the next five years.
In-depth consultations help to address any problems the families may have regarding medication, diagnosis, coordinating treatment and issues pertaining to the transition to adulthood.