Academics

03/15/17 11:05pm
The overarching objective of her current research is studying how coastal dunes respond ecologically after storm events. In particular, Charbonneau is interested in the vital role that plants play in maintaining sand dunes.
03/15/17 11:02pm
Credit for Biology 091 and Chemistry 091 will no longer be offered to students enrolling in fall 2017.
03/15/17 3:34pm
Penn's School of Nursing and the Wharton School took the top spots on U.S. News & World Report and QS World University Rankings.
03/14/17 7:43pm
“The cost of going to Penn for another year as opposed to making money was a major factor,” College junior Gabrielle Jackson said.
03/12/17 10:23pm
Horowitz has contributed to scholarly journals as well as media outlets like The New York Times and Politico.
03/01/17 10:25pm
Susan Sorenson, who serves as a professor of social policy in the school of social policy and practice as well as the Director of the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence, performed a study in partnership with the Philadelphia Police Department on over 35,000 cases of intimate partner violence.
03/01/17 8:29pm
The Individualized Major is a program through the College that allows students to design their own curriculum and, essentially, create their own department.
02/28/17 8:38pm
“We celebrate and honor the region we travel to for the forum, so we will have some region-centric topics,” Wharton Executive Director of Alumni Relations Lizann Rode said.
02/28/17 4:57pm
Recent research from Penn and the University of York found that drowsy teenagers are 4.5 times more likely to commit crimes before turning 29. 
02/27/17 10:53pm
The suitcase locks did not budge at first. However, after several attempts to unlock the valise, Senior Archivist Alessandro Pezzati was finally able to jolt it open with a screwdriver.
02/26/17 8:39pm
College freshman Michelle Lu, who receives financial aid for approximately half the total cost of attendance, said that while the $3,000 tuition increase doesn’t seem like a lot incrementally, it will be significant by the end of her four years at Penn.
02/25/17 4:33pm
Because of test-stealing and other forms of cheating, College Board will have an international security increase for the SAT.
02/24/17 3:37pm
Magnum’s leave was determined last fall by a 10 to 1 approval for a separation agreement by the FAMU Board of Trustees. 
02/22/17 9:51pm
“In light of the immigration ban, I think this program holds even more significance,” ELP Student Center Coordinator and College senior Joanna Xue said. 
02/21/17 10:50pm
The email, which carried a subject line “Textbook Change,” said the decision was made because the store has “seen a steady decline in ... coursebook sales and profitability over the past several years.”
02/19/17 11:13pm
Glanz was one of four new members on the 17-person Advisory Council, which met for the first time this term at the National Institutes of Health’s campus in Bethesda, Md. earlier this month. 
02/19/17 9:19pm
Doctoral candidate Colman Humphrey said Twitter would become less of a forum for intellectual conversation and more of a "tabloid" medium as time progressed after a debate. 
02/17/17 2:34pm
“How do you not pay women equitably?” one of the trustees asked in the meeting. 
02/17/17 1:51pm
Emile Bruneau, a research associate at the Annenberg School for Communication, said his results suggest Trump's executive order on immigration, which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently halted, may "promote" violence rather than decrease it.
02/16/17 11:38pm
Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley will be hosting a discussion on “A New Approach to the Middle East” at Penn.