A group of Wharton juniors is circulating a petition to develop a program focused on the business of fashion and design. They initially drafted the document for a project that required them to galvanize support for a cause on campus for their “Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management” class.
In addition to a visiting scholar program for full faculty members or post-doctoral researchers, Penn Law offers the Bok Visiting International Professors Program, which brings senior-level legal practitioners to the school.
With a 73.5 percent response rate, the University’s first-ever survey of all standing faculty members offers a window into the faculty’s opinions of their workloads, compensation and resources for teaching and research, among other topics.
The policy now includes more detailed requirements for reporting to the National Institutes of Health as a funding source, as well as for the management and documentation of any hypothetical conflict-of-interest issues.
The School of Arts and Sciences is looking for new leadership. SAS Dean Rebecca Bushnell will end her tenure at the close of the academic year, returning to the faculty after holding the position for eight years.
While some Penn students help Sayre High School students improve SAT scores and GPAs, others engage in health-based community service through the Bernett L. Johnson Sayre Health Center, a full-service primary care facility located on site.