Academics

01/16/17 8:36pm
This change, which was criticized by language faculty, will only affect students entering Wharton in the fall of 2017 or later, not students currently enrolled.
01/13/17 4:46pm
This comes just days after Biden was caught on a hot microphone confirming his decision to come to Penn after he leaves the White House.
01/12/17 1:12am
The list took into account numerous factors such as: average early career salary, available financial aid, the university’s academic reputation and average credit hour cost.
01/10/17 8:10pm
Reich said his undergraduate seminar aims to illustrate that in order to effectively analyze news, students need to avoid thinking about 'the media' as a monolithic entity and rather recognize that it is comprised of domain-specific 'news beats.'
12/23/16 3:30pm
Each portrait represents a figure from the English department's "50-book list", a list of texts chosen by Ph.D. students to be tested on at the beginning of their second year. Both Shakespeare and Lorde are included on the poster.
12/13/16 12:58am
While student leaders of minority groups on campus said they were not surprised with the results of a recent study by Brandeis University, which found Penn to be lacking in socio-economic diversity and “hostile” to students of color, they felt the study left out certain nuances of their experiences at Penn. 
12/13/16 12:56am
As classes end and reading days roll around, Penn students start gearing up for the last hurdle before winter break: finals.
12/13/16 12:55am
One Penn professor's latest book is winning multiple awards.
12/13/16 12:42am
“Disability studies focuses not on the fixed medical trait, but focuses more on the social and cultural experience.”
12/13/16 12:39am
If you find yourself on Locust Walk this week, you may begin to notice a recurring subject in conversations taking place between stressed-out students.
12/13/16 12:38am
With finals getting closer every minute, Penn students have hit the libraries to cram during the two-day reading period. Meanwhile, students at Harvard University have had all week to prepare for their exams.
12/13/16 12:34am
As finals season approaches quickly, students are still trying to figure out which study spots work for them and which ones don’t. To aid with this problem, we’ve compiled a list of the best and worst study spots for the upcoming week.
12/13/16 12:32am
College junior Thomson Korostoff has found in his research that during this period there was a significant correlation between the type of street someone lived on and that person’s race and economic background
12/13/16 12:17am
Can’t bear to spend another minute at Van Pelt? Don’t worry — The Daily Pennsylvanian has scouted out the best options Penn offers for you to destress this finals season.
12/12/16 1:06am
The working group will “declare and defend [their] departmental mission in the current political climate.”
12/12/16 12:59am
The holidays might make you think of hot cocoa and cookies more than peer-reviewed papers. But for some Penn professors, American holiday culture is a hotbed for research.
12/08/16 1:42am
SCUE may not be the most well known of student government branches — but Engineering junior Shawn Srolovitz wants to change that.
12/07/16 1:48am
Wharton students took 36 veterans, all members of the Veterans Upward Bound program, to the nation’s capital, where they spent the day touring the city and visiting important sites.
12/06/16 11:43pm
Tweet the words "love", "OMG" and "cute", and people are more likely to think you are female. Tweet the words "ebola", "sports" and "war", and people are more likely to assume you are male.
12/06/16 1:39am
Sometimes, he’s an aspiring poet, hoping to share his work with a literary magazine one day. Other times, he’s an ordinary college student, hanging out with family and friends.