Academics

10/31/16 1:10am
In an attempt to increase visibility on racial issues, esteemed professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. visited Penn to deliver a talk on race relations in modern America and introduce his upcoming documentary, "AndStillIRise: BlackAmericaSinceMLK."
10/27/16 1:39am
Team projects for Management 101 — a staple of the Wharton freshman experience — are in full swing.
10/27/16 1:13am
More than five-and-a-half million students representing nearly 200 million countries are enrolled in MOOCs offered by the Penn Online Learning Initiative.
10/27/16 1:10am
This year’s fourth annual Writing About TV program at the Kelly Writers House featured six speakers and macaroni and cheese.
10/27/16 1:09am
Mary Reid Kelley, a senior critic in Penn Design's Master of Fine Arts program, was just named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow.
10/26/16 1:49am
New research into the understanding and possible treatment of concussions has been uncovered at The University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine, all with the help of some iPods. 
10/26/16 1:43am
College senior Ashley Stinnett is currently enrolled in two of the most unorthodox classes at Penn: Religious Studies 356, known colloquially as the “monk class,” and ”Wasting Time on the Internet.”
10/25/16 6:43pm
Fulfilling your college requirements can be tough. Consider taking a class that double counts to take some strain off.
10/25/16 3:53pm
The Heterodox Academy Guide to Colleges recently rated America’s top 150 universities by the diversity of viewpoints on campus. The Ivy League scored poorly.
10/24/16 12:51am
This semester, the Wharton Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Board (WAB) is offering seminars in three areas: introduction to coding, financial modeling and design and Photoshop.
10/21/16 9:42pm
The University of Vermont’s medical school just announced that it plans to become the first medical school to abolish lecture courses and replace them with at-home videos and "active-learning" classrooms.
10/21/16 4:24am
By the time current pre-med undergraduates attend medical school, they will be studying completely new primary health curricula, thanks to Penn's new Center for Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care.
10/20/16 12:14am
“I speak as a practitioner who has stumbled, fallen and experimented with a lot of things”. Welcomed by a sea of applause, Nadinne Cruz stepped up onto the podium and greeted her audience, adding "it's a beautiful night" in Tagalog.
10/19/16 10:14pm
Perelman School of Medicine professor Yvette Sheline studied the brains of people with a history of depression, but may have discovered another benefit to antidepressants.
10/19/16 1:56am
“I still have the feeling that reading is good, even thought we haven’t been able to prove this aspect scientifically,” one of the co-authors said.
10/18/16 1:50am
In writing Archeophonics, Gizzi said he wanted to “bring back the cadences of the past."
10/18/16 1:42am
Unpredictable schedules can have negative impacts on the health of an individual working in the service sector.
10/17/16 1:22am
Once a code is used, it cannot be reused by another student.
10/11/16 11:42pm
Penn was just awarded a $24 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Science and Technology Center.
10/11/16 2:19am
For 87 years Penn has offered a coordinated degree with the oldest art school and art museum in the country.