Academics

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.”
08/29/17 3:00pm
Their model has found that Trump's proposal to cut down on legal immigration will lower GDP without increasing the wages of American laborers by a significant amount.
08/23/17 7:30am
According to education site College Factual, the top five undergraduate majors come from the College, Nursing and Wharton. 
08/23/17 7:00am
Some students don't mind homework over the summer if it lightens the workload during the semester. 
08/02/17 9:43pm
About half the students received full financial scholarships for the program made possible by 1962 College graduate and famous talk-show host Maury Povich. 
07/25/17 12:19pm
Princeton University had the lowest score — 48.3 percent lower than the Ivy League average — according to the report from Indeed.com
07/19/17 2:30pm
You might have seen fifth-year Ph.D student Alex Burka walking around campus with his “Proton Pack” — a large orange backpack equipped with sensors that collect information from various surfaces. This is why. 
07/18/17 1:59pm
Lauren Sallan, the Martin Meyerson assistant professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, is on the front lines of studying the causes of extinction-level events. 
07/17/17 4:55pm
Plans for the grant include: renovating exhibition spaces and Harrison Auditorium, as well as rethinking public programming. 
07/04/17 11:28pm
Throughout the ten-week program, participants interact with various business leaders such as the CEO of Google Israel Meir Brand and the general manager for Uber Israel Yoni Greifman. 
07/04/17 11:04pm
Kelly Writers House Faculty Director Al Filreis, who has been teaching the selective seminar since it started in 1999, predicts that the class featuring the 2018 fellows will be “outrageously good."
06/29/17 10:22pm
The writing requirement is notorious for being dreaded by students, but there are a few courses that have shown to be the exception.
06/21/17 2:58pm
“I learned about game theory in ECON 10 [in Wharton] and in NETS 112 [in Engineering] from different perspectives and for different applications,” Engineering and Wharton freshman EJ Murphy said. “It painted a far more vivid picture.”