Academics

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. 
10/20/17 12:00pm
This six-year grant will support the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter’s materials science research. 
10/19/17 1:06am
The detection of this collision is giving researchers an opportunity to analyze the expansion of the universe and the origin of heavy metals.
10/18/17 10:52pm
“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.