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Patrick McGovern, the scientific director of the Penn Museum’s Biomolecular Archaeology Laboratory for Cuisine, Fermented Beverages and Health, specializes in the history of fermented beverages.
Princeton announced Sunday afternoon that Christopher Eisgruber, the school’s current provost, will serve as its next president.
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Despite pushback from the administration, students are moving forward with a campaign to get the University to divest its financial holdings in fossil fuel companies.
Penn has closed registration for Friday’s “Time to Shine” Making History campaign celebration, the Office of Development and Alumni Relations confirmed Thursday evening.
While the highlight of the night will be appearances by Legend and Train, the event — called “Time to Shine” — will also feature several hours of student performances.
A handful of Penn alumni covered Monday’s explosion for local and national media outlets, doing their part to combat misinformation and bring a city together during a time of panic.
History and Africana Studies professor Eve Troutt Powell will serve as the next associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Arts and Sciences, the University announced Monday.
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Scott Mackler, a 54-year-old professor in the Perelman School of Medicine, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis — more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease — in 1999.
School of Nursing Dean Afaf Meleis, who has held her deanship at Penn for more than a decade, plans to step down from her current position at the end of her term in June 2014, the University announced Wednesday.
Peter Ammon, one of the directors of the nation’s second-largest university endowment, will serve as Penn’s next chief investment officer, the University announced Tuesday.
New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman discussed the evolution of massive open online courses with The Daily Pennsylvanian
On Friday and Saturday, Penn hosted hundreds of university professors and administrators from around the world to discuss the future of massive open online courses.
Koller, one of the two co-founders of Coursera, took some time at this weekend’s inaugural Coursera Partners’ Conference to sit down and speak with The Daily Pennsylvanian.
Nearly a year after Penn first announced its partnership with Coursera, the question of monetization has become increasingly relevant as institutions continue to debate the future of online education.
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Graduate School of Education Dean Andy Porter will retire at the end of his current contract in June 2014, the University announced Thursday.
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