Academics

02/16/17 11:38pm
Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen J. Hadley will be hosting a discussion on “A New Approach to the Middle East” at Penn.
02/16/17 11:00pm
Engineering senior Sacha Best has the unusual privilege of teaching as an undergrad.
02/16/17 4:17pm

Former Phila. Mayor Michael Nutter is joining the School of Social Policy and Practice

Nutter was appointed the Senior School of Social Policy and Practice Executive Fellow at the Penn Institute for Urban Research. In this position, he will focus on poverty in Philadelphia and other cities. 
02/15/17 10:24pm
For students interested in learning home-brew chemistry, bartending, ballroom dancing, and other non-ordinary skills, the Penn Preceptorial Committee has them covered.
02/13/17 10:48pm
The panelists also discussed the differences between the political climates in Nazi Germany and the United States today. Weissberg spoke about how thousands of Americans have protested Trump's immigration ban in ways the citizens of Germany did not protest Nazi policies.
02/08/17 9:36pm
When College junior and sociology major Tiffany Yau realized that she does not know many other people in her major, she decided to fix the problem herself. 
02/08/17 3:23pm
The Sarcoidosis app provides information about the disease, links patients to support groups, and features a map of nearby doctors who have indicated experience with the disease.
02/07/17 10:56pm
The study, published on Jan. 11, failed to find meaningful improvements in calorie, saturated fat or sodium content of foods offered on menus of restaurants not participating in the voluntary program.
02/07/17 10:39pm
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was thrust into the political spotlight when she assumed the mayorship of Baltimore at only 39 years old, following the conviction of Mayor Sheila Dixon for embezzlement in 2009.
02/07/17 7:59pm
Tuesday morning, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced that former Vice President Joe Biden will be a professor at Penn. Here are students' reactions on social media. 
02/07/17 11:57am
“Know your history, know yourself! We are not your model minority,” students declared at a protest held in front of College Green on Monday afternoon.
02/05/17 10:03pm
Jon Ehrens, a local WHYY radio host and producer of “Radio Times,” moderated the event and fielded questions from the audience.
02/05/17 9:44pm
“This competition was a way for us to really understand how companies actually work,” Wharton freshman Cheryl Li said. “I think in Wharton courses it’s all very hypothetical, and getting the opportunity to actually put that knowledge to work is really important.”
02/05/17 7:40pm
Now in its fourteenth year, the conference is bigger than ever, with the addition of a case competition for high school and university students.
02/01/17 9:30pm
“The fossil record itself is the ultimate database of evolution,” Lauren Sallan said. “It’s not a dead field much like the specimens.”
01/31/17 8:37pm
The course begins with a musical context unit, focusing on artists such as Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Bob Dylan — musicians who have used their music to comment on social issues. 
01/31/17 6:41pm
After the inauguration of 1968 Wharton grad President Donald Trump, Laurie Allen, assistant director for digital scholarship for the libraries, said the “sense of urgency is stronger” to support DataRefuge and similar projects.
01/30/17 10:43pm
The federal policy, signed on Friday by President Trump, a 1968 Wharton graduate, imposes a 90-day ban on immigrant and nonimmigrant entry to the United States from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
01/30/17 9:33pm
What first started as a personal audio-note collection to brush up on subjects in neurology throughout his residency has grown at an “unexpected rate” and is now an educational podcast with over 7,000 plays.
01/30/17 9:19pm
The online education company Coursera has once again partnered up with Penn to launch a program specifically designed for governments and nonprofits in an effort to close increasing skills gap in the workforce.