While recitations generally serve as a place for students to get their questions answered about the week’s lecture, Engineering sophomore Geoffrey Vedernikoff did not find this to be the case.
The report, which was published by the Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice features 12 agencies who service domestic violence victims. The report addresses their actions and makes recommendations for the groups.
Since 2009, Penn’s Graduate School of Education has been working with Kazakhstani leaders on revamping their higher education system. GSE faculty and staff first advised leaders in anticipation of the opening of Nazerbayev University, which saw its first incoming class in fall 2010.
As an RA in a freshman hall, I get to do things like take my floor to Max Brenner for ridiculously tasty desserts — things that my friends in the high rises aren’t so interested in doing with their floormates.
Housed at the School of Social Policy & Practice, the Center for High Impact Philanthropy was established in 2006 by SP2 Dean Richard Gelles and a group of anonymous Wharton alumni.
Each year, roughly a fourth of college students cope with the death of a family member or a close friend.
Established in 1977, the Light Opera Company is a Law School student group which produces, directs and performs a musical comedy every year.
The Animal Law Project, which provides its services pro bono, helps prepare memos, draft petitions and conduct legal research in local animal cruelty cases.
The former Pennsylvania representative and 1963 College graduate currently co-teaches the “Conventions, Debates and Campaigns” class at the Fels Institute of Government.
PhilaSoup group of teachers and educators gathered at the Kimmel Center to compete for micro-grants. The grants fund various types of projects so that educators can enhance their teaching.
Penn Law professor Tobias Wolff, who served as LGBT policy chair for the Obama campaign from 2007-08, works towards LGBT equality on Penn’s campus and on a national scale.
Penn professors began developing the program with the army because of the alarming rates of suicide and post-traumatic stress disorder
Registration will be open this weekend for preceptorials, non-credit, non-graded classes that normally meet once or twice a semester.
The Center will grapple with issues such as how to cope with enemies who are non-state actors, how to justify the lack of symmetrical risk in warfare in an age when precision weapons are becoming more common and how to tackle cyber threats.
Both academics and pundits have speculated for decades that there is race-based discrimination in the criminal justice system. Now, Law School professor David Abrams has finally confirmed this popular notion.
History professor Alan Kors spoke at the Penn College Republicans Annual Keynote Address Monday.
As the author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian — this year’s “One Book, One Philadelphia” selection — Sherman Alexie’s talk was the capstone event for the 2011 program, a joint project between the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Office of the Mayor.
As the audience filed into Irvine Auditorium Friday and Saturday nights, female students marketed Silly Bandz and lollipops shaped like female genitalia — all in the spirit of The Vagina Monologues.
Andrew Brandt, a Wharton lecturer who currently serves as the president of the National Football Post , spoke to a small group of students in Huntsman Hall Tuesday.