Fluharty, who received all three of his degrees from Penn, plans to initiate a “strategic planning process” this semester to develop plan for SAS.
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Eve Troutt Powell, whose appointment as the School of Arts & Sciences Associate Dean for Graduate Studies went into effect on July 1.
Penn President Amy Gutmann was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the London School of Economics and Political Science on July 18.
Wharton is partnering with the Zurich Insurance Group to study risk reduction methods that could help reduce the flood damage brought about by hurricanes and tsunamis, among other causes.
Many Penn students interviewed by the DP felt that an article in the New York Times about Penn’s hookup culture did not capture the full University community.
A new BYO at 44th and Spruce will offer a locally-sourced menu, affordable prices and a casual atmosphere.
A recent study by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine found that restricting sleep led to weight gains because of increased late night calorie consumption. The subjects’ environment resembled that of a college freshman.
Trustee Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Applied Science and Director of the University of Pennsylvania Nano/Bio Interface Center Dawn Bonnell was appointed Vice Provost for Research today.
Daniel Mindiola has been appointed the fourth Presidential Term Professor of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences.
A favorite of Penn students for the past five years, Don Memo Mexican Restaurant will close its doors on June 8.
Art Along the Avenue of Technology aims to transform the five-block stretch of Market Street between 34th and 39th streets through semi-permanent artwork.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration researchers found that in 2010, 3.3 billion prescriptions were dispensed to adults, an 11 percent increase from 2002 after population size adjustments.
Three restaurants near campus — Penne Restaurant and Wine Bar, Sabrina’s Café and Pizza Rustica — joined a program that showcases nutritional information on their menus and offers healthier options.
In response to collegiate stress levels, one school — Wake Forest University — recently implemented subtle innovations to their campus to enable students to improve their well-being. Director of Counseling and Psychological Services William Alexander said that Penn is working to implement a similar concept in addition to existing programs.
Cutting-edge, genome-wide tests can find rare mutations even high-power microscopes cannot detect
The liquor store at 43rd and Chestnut streets is set to open in just a few months. Barry Grossbach, chair of the Spruce Hill Community Trust expects the “premium” Wine and Spirits Shop to be open sometime in late summer, if not before.
Ralph Muller was named chief executive officer of the University of Pennsylvania Health System in 2003.
Living Independently for Elders, a one-of-a-kind program of the School of Nursing, has recently added new zip codes in Delaware County in addition to those it already serves in West and Southwest Philadelphia.
Approximately 4,700 miles south of Penn’s campus, in Argentina, stands a house called “Casa 100.”
Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative’s launched student-supported Fruit Stands. Here, Penn students work with public school students to prepare and sell fruit, fruit salads and smoothies to their classmates during the school day.