Academics

11/21/17 12:17am
The New York Times said the translation from Penn Professor of Classical Studies Emily Wilson has given the ancient text "a radically contemporary voice."
11/19/17 6:31pm
After debating between social media platforms with DAB members and his children, the dean decided on Snapchat — and signed up as "sniegowskisnaps."
11/12/17 8:49pm
For the coming semester, 7 of 23 French courses offered fulfill a general education requirement, but of 19 Chinese courses offered, none fulfills any requirements. 
11/08/17 9:06pm
The two Penn founders of Neuroflow have created a data analytics platform to measure stress markers in real time.
11/08/17 8:56pm
In 2014, nearly half of Penn students indicated that they were dissatisfied with pre-major advising and close to a third indicated that they were dissatisfied with their major advisors.
11/02/17 8:06pm
The impetus for Rebecca Martinez's move was an Oct. 16 tweet by a Penn teaching assistant, which has singe gone viral.
11/01/17 2:33pm
 “We take these allegations very seriously and are pursuing our own independent investigations in coordination with law enforcement officials,”  Dartmouth President Philip Hanlon said in an email. 
10/30/17 3:16pm
“I’m seeing books as friends again and I’m making time for those friends,”  Wharton junior Michelle Lyu said.
10/28/17 10:46pm
Higher education experts, Penn student groups and former students of teaching assistant  Stephanie Mckellop weigh in on the controversy surrounding some of her tweets. 
10/28/17 12:23am
Judy Weng realized during her research that open source coding could hold the key to achieving greater diversity in computer science.
10/28/17 12:21am
 "Administrators do care about these rankings," said English professor Nancy Bentley, who signed the petition calling on the USNWR to alter its ranking criteria. 
10/27/17 11:43pm
With access to open data, three Penn master's students were able to accurately predict 72.9 percent of the flooding in the Calgary area. 
10/25/17 7:21pm
Students and teaching assistants in CIS 120 have been pushed into overcrowded rooms with no electrical outlets for their office hours.
10/24/17 9:29pm
“We've designed the minor in a way that reflects the fact that DH is not just one thing," Stewart Varner, managing director of Price Lab, said.
10/24/17 12:50pm
These discoveries debunk the commonly held theory that skin pigmentation is a consequence of exposure to sunlight, proving instead that darker skin is the direct result of a specific genetic variant. 
10/23/17 12:50am
 Participants in a clinical trial who received three doses of the GLS-5700 vaccine developed Zika-specific antibodies with minimal negative effects.  
10/22/17 8:17pm
The project aims to create teams of specialized robots, rather than individual ones, that learn from one another in unknown environments. 
10/22/17 7:37pm
One of the main reasons for the high number of cases of academic dishonesty is the CIS department's plagiarism-checking software, professors said. 
10/22/17 7:19pm
Fulfilling your College requirements can be tough. Consider taking a class that double counts to take some strain off.
10/20/17 7:10pm
Penn's newly-established chapter of the Common Party, Cairn University and the Graduate School of Education co-sponsored the event.