Academics

09/29/17 7:55am
 “If you’re working a lot, make sure it’s something you’re passionate about and something you’re excited about."
09/27/17 7:56pm
Online courseware sites, such as Khan Academy and Coursera have grown increasingly popular, but research shows that overusing these services can affect learning.
09/27/17 6:35pm
Sleep deprivation might help treat depression because it resets patient's circadian clock, an "internal clock." 
09/26/17 12:10am
 “In many respects, Arts and Sciences sits at the core of the University,” School of Arts and Sciences Dean Steven Fluharty said.  
09/24/17 10:28pm
It's clear that students are taking classes outside of their home schools, but more than six administrative offices said they had no information on what percentage of students were doing so, or what specific classes they were taking.   
09/19/17 7:27pm
Many students are looking for a job in the energy industry and say the program's heavy research requirements aren't particularly relevant. 
09/18/17 10:08pm
The Wistar Institute is the independent biomedical research institute located across the Quad. 
09/13/17 7:05pm
GSE Professor Annie McKee writes that workplace happiness is a "human right." 
09/12/17 1:26pm
In the 2017 ranking, Penn tied with Duke University for the eighth spot, but Duke dropped to No. 9 this year.
09/08/17 12:00am
Out of 3,235 American counties, Philadelphia ranks 661 for well-being, 2,283 for depression and 3,223 for agreeableness.
09/06/17 11:00am
The Aspiring Leaders mentoring program, hosted in Penn GSE, targets educators who are within 5 to 7 years from becoming university presidents. 
09/04/17 11:36pm
Out of 800 Engineering students majoring in computer science at Penn, only 46, which is less than 6 percent, self-identified as an underrepresented minority. 
09/04/17 9:03pm
The class has averaged a 3.89 out of 4.00 in difficulty on Penn Course Review.
08/31/17 7:16pm
"I think the cancer world is forever changed.”
08/29/17 3:00pm
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.
08/23/17 7:30am
According to education site College Factual, the top five undergraduate majors come from the College, Nursing and Wharton. 
08/23/17 7:00am
Some students don't mind homework over the summer if it lightens the workload during the semester. 
08/02/17 9:43pm
About half the students received full financial scholarships for the program made possible by 1962 College graduate and famous talk-show host Maury Povich. 
07/25/17 12:19pm
Princeton University had the lowest score — 48.3 percent lower than the Ivy League average — according to the report from Indeed.com
07/19/17 2:30pm
You might have seen fifth-year Ph.D student Alex Burka walking around campus with his “Proton Pack” — a large orange backpack equipped with sensors that collect information from various surfaces. This is why.