Academics

04/07/18 3:31pm
The column was published in light of the recent scandal surrounding political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, which accessed private data from over 50 million Facebook users.
04/04/18 11:13pm
Kelly Cleary will replace longtime director of the program Inge Herman, who left Penn abruptly mid-October of last year, to many students' confusion.
04/04/18 8:51pm
Although students and faculty members share confidence in Park’s leadership, many expressed concerns about the future of the program especially since there are no clear plans for Park's replacement after next year. 
04/04/18 7:19pm
Albington Senior High School announced plans to rename the school after a donation from Schwarzman, sparking outrage among the community.
04/03/18 9:55pm
Two professors have been developing a course, tentatively titled “Science of Data Ethics,” that they hope to offer to undergraduate students in the spring of the 2018-2019 academic year. 
04/02/18 8:56pm
The William P. Lauder Wharton Leadership Fellows pairs MBA second-year students with first-year students to facilitate learning leadership qualities using 'practical tools and concrete strategies.'
04/01/18 9:41pm
On Feb. 22, members of the U.K.’s University and College Union began a month-long strike program to protest changes to their pension plans.
04/01/18 8:11pm
Vice Provost of University Life Valarie Swain Cade-McCoullum announced Rose's retirement to VPUL directors on March 13, writing that 'Pat is a Penn pioneer in an iconic position.'
03/31/18 6:14pm
Two days after the scandal was revealed, students began petitioning administrators for the university president's resignation letter and the disarmament of campus police.
03/31/18 2:47pm
Are you a student in the College looking to get more bang for your buck in your fall 2018 course load? Here's a list of all the classes next semester that will let you "double-count."
03/30/18 6:57pm
“Prestige is harmful to organizations in that it draws attention to their potential hypocrisy,” the researchers concluded.
03/29/18 1:17pm
Penn Undergraduates for Refugee Empowerment organized the event with Bruneau to talk about ways to reduce anti-refugee hostility.
03/29/18 10:00am
Following the March for Our Lives protest, Penn professor Jonathan Zimmerman published an op-ed arguing that 16- and 17-year-olds should be given the ability to vote. 
03/29/18 9:00am
Penn Bioengineering professor Konrad Kording helped develop a new algorithm that compares images across journal articles to uncover fraudulent scientists who have used other researchers' images.
03/28/18 9:15pm
Other peer universities will see similar price boosts to Penn for the next academic year, all within a three to four percent increase. 
03/27/18 11:32pm
A 1963 Wharton graduate, John Sculley spoke with Penn students about working as Apple CEO, as president of Pepsi-Cola, and currently as Chief Marketing Officer of RxAdvance. 
03/27/18 10:14pm
Under the proposal, technical majors like finance and chemical engineering would expand at the expense of several liberal arts majors including English and history. 
03/26/18 6:12pm
The researchers found that hunger could induce a response in mice similar to that of anti-inflammatory painkillers. 
03/25/18 11:54am
The summit featured Management & Technology alumni speakers and health-specific senior design project presentations.
03/23/18 12:30pm
Inge Herman served as executive director of the dual degree program since 2003.