A new study, published last week by Penn researchers in the journal Nature, shows that students who have taken online classes on Coursera have been highly educated and career-oriented.
Penn will lease 100,000 square feet of the FMC Tower at the Cira Centre South, a 47-story building on 30th and Walnut streets that will open in 2016.
It will be located across the hall from Student Financial Services at 34th and Walnut streets.
Under the pilot, registered parties with less than 150 attendees are allowed to serve certain types of hard alcohol, in the form of mixed drinks.
The report outlined six key objectives that it recommends the University work toward in the next five years.
The Daily Pennsylvanian gets you caught up on what was discussed during the Trustees’ individual committee meetings last week.
Penn will host a campus-wide memorial service for the late former president Sheldon Hackney in March, the University announced at a Board of Trustees meeting on Friday.
No retail options are currently planned for the office building.
Two prominent Penn families are the lead donors to a new Hill Field college house, a project that will break ground on Friday.
Executive vice presidents from peer institutions discussed their schools’ development efforts in urban communities on Thursday.
The lawsuits relate to BRCA1 and BRCA2, key genes in determining risk for breast or ovarian cancer.
Penn has many ties with the Chinese university. In March 2010, Penn entered a memorandum of understanding with Peking University, and many of Penn’s schools work closely with the Chinese university.
The Time to Shine tour celebrates the accomplishments of the $4.3 billion Making History fundraising campaign, which concluded in December 2012.
Speakers at the vigil outside the president’s house also called for changes to policies regarding University apparel.
Some professors say that Penn’s four upcoming dean appointments could be a defining part of President Gutmann’s legacy.
Penn President Amy Gutmann was elected vice chair of the Association of American Universities on Tuesday, a position that gives her a national platform to discuss and lobby for higher-education issues.
Penn President Amy Gutmann was the second-highest-paid Ivy League campus head in 2011, jumping up one spot on the annual Ivy compensation rankings.
Endowment returns across the Ivy League have surged following a relatively stagnant 2012 fiscal year, with Penn leading the pack.
Faculty and admissions consultants believe Director of MBA admissions Ankur Kumar’s leave will not have a significant effect.
Thomas Caleel, who served as Wharton MBA admissions director from 2005 to 2008, discussed the recent admissions director’s resignation and his view on Wharton’s decline.