A former Penn doctoral student has accused literary critic and Stanford University English professor emeritus Franco Moretti of making inappropriate sexual advances towards her, The Stanford Daily reported.
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Penn's tuition cost is rising at twice the rate of the national average of other private colleges, prompting some students to question exactly where their money is going.
As demand for web development skills in the workplace continues to rise, Penn will join other universities across the country in launching a "Coding Boot Camp."
The Asian American Coalition for Education — an organization that has called Ivy League admissions policies discriminatory against Asian applicants — has come out against another key player of the college admissions process: The Common Application.
After extending the deadline for students affected by natural disasters, Penn has received a record number of early decision applications for its incoming class of undergraduate students.
In light of a series of natural disasters, Penn extended its Early Decision application deadline from Nov. 1 to Nov. 10 for students in affected regions, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda wrote in an email.
While sitting with friends on the benches outside the Graduate School of Education on the corner of 37th and Walnut streets, Nursing sophomore Heidi Chiu was punched in the mouth by a woman unaffiliated with Penn.
The Common Application has just received a major setback in its three-year legal battle with CollegeNet, a software development company that creates web-based college applications.
The vacant Moravian Food Court at 3401 Walnut St., formerly the home of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and other establishments, will soon be filled with seven new eateries.
Four Penn professors have signed a petition calling on the U.S. News & World Report to alter its rankings by docking points from schools that underpay adjunct faculty members.
With the support of Penn President Amy Gutmann and Mayor Jim Kenney, Philadelphia has escalated its pitch to Amazon to host the retailing giant's second headquarters in the "City of Brotherly Love."
How a Cornell student group sparked debate over who qualifies as an 'underrepresented black student'
Black Students United, a student group at Cornell University, prompted public debate last month after releasing a statement arguing that the definition of “underrepresented black students” should apply only to those whose families have been in the United States for more than two generations. It also argued that the black student population at Cornell disproportionately represented African and Caribbean international students.
In a surprising email announcement, Penn administrators said they are organizing a University-wide "Campus Conversation" to discuss "what we can do, individually and collectively, to take care of ourselves and others and to foster individual and community resilience."
Nonprofit educational organizations are not typically associated with antitrust lawsuits, but The Common Application — a nonprofit member-based organization “committed to the pursuit of access, equity, and integrity in the college admission process" — has been embroiled in a costly legal battle for the past three years.
A Penn alumna has been fired from her post as vice president and senior counsel of CBS after posting a controversial Facebook post about the victims of the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting, the deadliest mass shooting in United States history, according to The Washington Post.
Almost all current Penn students were admitted through The Common Application, an organization used by 731 colleges that offers a method for students to apply to multiple universities using one application. In the past, students could gain admission to Penn only through the Common App or, for a select few, through the QuestBridge National College Match program. For the first time, however, the Class of 2022 will also have the option of applying through a new service: the Coalition Application.
Late this past August, freshmen at universities around the country were lugging overstuffed suitcases into their crowded dormitories where they would spend the next four years. For one student at the University of Rochester, however, that journey was cut short the next day.
Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos' announcement on proposed changes to sexual assault policies last week has prompted widespread anxiety on Penn's campus.
Penn remains at No. 8 in the 2018 edition of the U.S. News and World Report National Universities ranking, which was released early Tuesday morning.
Penn students may need to increase their budgets for any upcoming parties because the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board just raised liquor prices for the first time in 25 years.