Academics

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Penn's campus is home to numerous scholars, but these five professors are faculty every Penn student should know.
06/12/18 12:08am
Emily R. Sutcliffe, a graduate student who is earning her Ph.D. in Anthropology at Penn, was hired for the position. 
06/03/18 8:10pm
Tuition for summer classes varies across the different schools, from $4,224 for courses in the College to $5,550 for those in Wharton. 
05/02/18 12:54am
In the first three weeks, the app has reached several thousand downloads, a few hundred daily active users, and a 4.1-star rating out of five in the Google Play store.
04/27/18 1:16pm
In 2016, 25 percent of graduates pursued careers in finance, 17 percent pursued careers in consulting, 15 percent pursued careers in technology, and 12 percent pursued careers in healthcare. 
04/24/18 1:30am
On April 23, the student group presented new research findings to the community that detailed research on funds and possible slave labor that went into the construction of campus.
04/22/18 7:13pm
The Wharton Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Board began the program in 2015 and grants up to $300 per project for students to explore their interests throughout the course of the semester.
04/22/18 12:58pm
The movement, sponsored by the Penn Women in Computer Science student organization, aims to “putting a face to these statistics."
04/16/18 10:43pm
Penn Law professor Amy Wax said that academics promoting “pluralism and the demoralization of sexuality” are “living the 50s and talking the 60s."
04/16/18 6:56pm
The OAS was founded in 1948 by the United States and 20 Latin American nations in order to promote diplomacy and collaboration.
04/16/18 11:23am
The project, called Inclusive City: Past, Present and Future, is a multidisciplinary exploration, drawing on collaboration from departments including Architecture, Fine Arts, and History.
04/16/18 11:15am
In the two months since the major was first pitched, students spoke out against the proposal, arguing that it threatened the liberal arts education at the university.
04/15/18 6:54pm
Started just a few weeks ago, the group has already shared profiles of Penn students interested in hiking, scuba diving, and video editing.
04/15/18 6:01pm
Penn Global reported receiving 621 applications for Penn Global Internship Program, about three times more than last year. GIP placed 180 students in summer internships abroad, 61 more than last summer. 
04/12/18 9:41pm
PennDesign has consistently fallen in one of the top two spots for Penn's most tuition-dependent schools for the past several years, placing first in 2017.
04/11/18 8:29pm
The new program allows Penn seniors to apply for an advance spot in the Wharton MBA program before they graduate.
04/09/18 10:17pm
Medical School professor David Asch, the study’s principal investigator, said the researchers sought to examine whether limiting the hours in a shift would lead to less fatigue and fewer errors made by trainees.
04/09/18 8:19pm
The first-ever Hult Prize Ivy competition culminated in Houston Hall on Saturday, where finalists on six teams pitched social impact projects to a panel of judges. 
04/09/18 6:15pm
Wax has become known to make controversial statements promoting 'bourgeois culture' and most recently declared that black students rarely graduate top of their class.
04/08/18 4:59pm
Dean of the Wharton School Geoffrey Garrett, who gave a keynote speech to open the conference, describes blockchain as 'an alternative way to do money.'