Academics

20 hours ago
The detection of this collision is giving researchers an opportunity to analyze the expansion of the universe and the origin of heavy metals.
22 hours ago
“In my geology class, we haven't even turned in a single assignment. I didn’t know if I was doing anything right. It was pretty impossible to gauge where I was at,” College sophomore Eliza Halpin said.
10/18/17 8:18pm
This new technology could help robots in the military blend into their environments to avoid damage or help bring scientific robots and tools closer to animals in nature.
10/16/17 11:36pm
“We first needed to find out the personal situation of each of our faculty collaborators and their students, as well as the physical state of the university."
10/14/17 10:51am
The PWH symposium ended with a discussion hosted by former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent David Sanger. 
10/01/17 10:27pm
The top quiz, titled “Choose Some Fall Things And We'll Tell You Which Taylor Swift You're Most Like,” gained almost 300,000 views. 
09/29/17 7:55am
 “If you’re working a lot, make sure it’s something you’re passionate about and something you’re excited about."
09/27/17 7:56pm
Online courseware sites, such as Khan Academy and Coursera have grown increasingly popular, but research shows that overusing these services can affect learning.
09/27/17 6:35pm
Sleep deprivation might help treat depression because it resets patient's circadian clock, an "internal clock." 
09/26/17 12:10am
 “In many respects, Arts and Sciences sits at the core of the University,” School of Arts and Sciences Dean Steven Fluharty said.  
09/24/17 10:28pm
It's clear that students are taking classes outside of their home schools, but more than six administrative offices said they had no information on what percentage of students were doing so, or what specific classes they were taking.   
09/19/17 7:27pm
Many students are looking for a job in the energy industry and say the program's heavy research requirements aren't particularly relevant. 
09/18/17 10:08pm
The Wistar Institute is the independent biomedical research institute located across the Quad. 
09/13/17 7:05pm
GSE Professor Annie McKee writes that workplace happiness is a "human right." 
09/12/17 1:26pm
In the 2017 ranking, Penn tied with Duke University for the eighth spot, but Duke dropped to No. 9 this year.
09/08/17 12:00am
Out of 3,235 American counties, Philadelphia ranks 661 for well-being, 2,283 for depression and 3,223 for agreeableness.
09/06/17 11:00am
The Aspiring Leaders mentoring program, hosted in Penn GSE, targets educators who are within 5 to 7 years from becoming university presidents. 
09/04/17 11:36pm
Out of 800 Engineering students majoring in computer science at Penn, only 46, which is less than 6 percent, self-identified as an underrepresented minority. 
09/04/17 9:03pm
The class has averaged a 3.89 out of 4.00 in difficulty on Penn Course Review.
08/31/17 7:16pm
"I think the cancer world is forever changed.”