In recent years, as various universities have stepped forth to acknowledge early institutional ties to slavery, Penn has remained steadfast in asserting that it does not have a history of direct involvement with slavery or the slave trade. Now, new undergraduate research places this assertion into doubt.
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A year after Penn announced its plans to become a tobacco-free campus, the University has removed dozens of smoker poles around campus.
A Penn student group says an international cyber organization hacked their website last month, replacing their homepage with a Turkish nationalist image.
More Penn students are taking computer science courses, but Computer and Information Science faculty say they aren't being given enough resources to accommodate this growing demand.
Even though many students see the drop period as a way to leave courses that they underperform in, some professors don't provide significant feedback on students' performances until after the drop deadline has passed.
Students and faculty are working together to entice Amazon to construct its second headquarters in Philadelphia.
One Penn professor's new research could change the way we view workaholics.
A Wharton doctoral candidate Joy Lu and two Wharton professors have found that people who binge watch videos in online courses are more likely to complete the courses, but often score worse on evaluations than those who consume content more steadily.
The Vice Provost and Director of Libraries Carton Rogers will be retiring at the end of this year.
Some Penn students took courses in high school for credit. Then the University changed its policies.
Penn has changed its credit policy for students who took Penn courses in high school without clearly notifying students, leaving many unable to claim academic credit for courses that they thought they would.
Up to 143 million people have had their private data exposed in one of the worst data breaches in recent history — and many Penn students may not even know that they were affected.
Most students in the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research have to spend their summers poring over academic research, but not all of them find it applicable to their future careers. Many have set their sights on working in the energy industry after graduation rather than staying in the field of academia.
Hurricane Harvey caused $180 billion in damages, which some experts estimate is more than any other natural disaster in United States history. Weeks after the storm, various members of the Penn community are still dealing with its aftermath.
Penn researchers are using social media to measure mental well-being across the country.
Penn is in the process of replacing Penn InTouch, but many current students will not get to benefit from the new and improved system.
A nonpartisan modeling tool designed by Penn researchers shows that the Trump administration's proposal to drastically lower legal immigration will negatively affect the United States economy.
Penn is taking one of its first steps to revamp the way that students access course information.
Starting college is an exciting and nervous experience for most incoming students — and even more so for those coming from abroad.
Penn is the Ivy League institution of choice among future employers, according to a recent report on internship and job site Indeed.com.
A Penn professor's research on extinction is roaring into the spotlight as anxiety surrounding climate change has grown and more pundits consider the prospect of humans ushering in our sixth global-level extinction.