In this PennDesign class, students come up with a product designed for "speculative worlds" such as a world after a large volcanic eruption or a situation where humans have to migrate to Mars.
The course will "examine the current relationship between sports, celebrity and the power to communicate for social justice,” according to its description on PennInTouch.
Penn Medicine has successfully run a clinical trial transplanting diseased organs from deceased donors to healthy recipients, then curing the recipients of the disease.
Herman was well-known for co-authoring “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of Mass Media” with 1949 College graduate and philosopher Noam Chomsky in 1988.
Registration for classes re-opened on Nov. 29. If trends from previous years are any indication, hundreds of students will work to get into a Computer Science course of some kind.
Not all courses in the History Department count towards the History and Tradition sector, and no calculus courses actually satisfy the Natural Sciences and Mathematics sector.
The New York Times said the translation from Penn professor of classical studies Emily Wilson has given the ancient text "a radically contemporary voice."
After debating between social media platforms with DAB members and his children, the dean decided on Snapchat — and signed up as "sniegowskisnaps."
For the coming semester, 7 of 23 French courses offered fulfill a general education requirement, but of 19 Chinese courses offered, none fulfills any requirements.
The two Penn founders of Neuroflow have created a data analytics platform to measure stress markers in real time.
In 2014, nearly half of Penn students indicated that they were dissatisfied with pre-major advising and close to a third indicated that they were dissatisfied with their major advisors.
The impetus for Rebecca Martinez's move was an Oct. 16 tweet by a Penn teaching assistant, which has singe gone viral.
“We take these allegations very seriously and are pursuing our own independent investigations in coordination with law enforcement officials,” Dartmouth President Philip Hanlon said in an email.
“I’m seeing books as friends again and I’m making time for those friends,” Wharton junior Michelle Lyu said.
Higher education experts, Penn student groups and former students of teaching assistant Stephanie Mckellop weigh in on the controversy surrounding some of her tweets.
Judy Weng realized during her research that open source coding could hold the key to achieving greater diversity in computer science.
"Administrators do care about these rankings," said English professor Nancy Bentley, who signed the petition calling on the USNWR to alter its ranking criteria.
With access to open data, three Penn master's students were able to accurately predict 72.9 percent of the flooding in the Calgary area.
Students and teaching assistants in CIS 120 have been pushed into overcrowded rooms with no electrical outlets for their office hours.
“We've designed the minor in a way that reflects the fact that DH is not just one thing," Stewart Varner, managing director of Price Lab, said.