Students taking the computer science course CIS 120 can spend more than an hour waiting to meet a teaching assistant for help on their homework assignments — even though the class has more than 36 full-time TAs. This is just one of the many repercussions of the recent spike in the popularity of programming classes at Penn.
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Philadelphia's bike sharing service Indego released its new bike fleet on Nov. 8. The two-month pilot program boasts electric bike rental at the same cost as regular bikes.
On Sept. 30, California became the first state to ban all-male corporate boards. In Philadelphia, female representation on the highest leadership boards of corporations is gradually increasing, but not at a rate that suggests it will soon follow in California's footsteps.
Penn students filled Irvine Auditorium on Tuesday to listen to former Vice President Joe Biden discuss issues concerning lack of cooperation in the political world.
For many pet lovers in Philadelphia, a new company now will enable them to bring the care they'd get at the vet's office into their own homes.
When he's not in his business classes, second-year Wharton MBA student Nick Martell co-hosts the podcast MarketSnacks Daily, which aims to render business news "digestible and fun" for everyone.
Former first lady Michelle Obama will join thousands of students in Philadelphia for College Signing Day on May 2.
Students of the Penn Quiz Bowl team returned to campus last weekend triumphant after earning top spots at a national tournament. Now, they are gearing up to compete again this Saturday at the Academic Competition Federation Nationals, which is at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In the latest in a string of personnel decisions, Penn has formally launched its search for the new Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice, known as SP2.
In a Penn Law School classroom, seven women shared their personal stories in an event entitled "Women Who Don't Usually Lecture."
Former Penn basketball player Tyrone Gilliams, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for wire fraud schemes in Oct. 2013, was denied early release by a federal judge this week. The latest ruling by United States District Judge Deborah A. Batts means Gilliams, 51, will remain in prison until 2022.
Amid chants of “fight the system,” “Black Lives Matter,” and “gun control,” a large group of School of Social Policy and Practice students and faculty stood outside of the Caster Building in the drizzling rain for the fifth annual on-campus SP2 rally.
While a genetic ancestry test is often a peek into one's lineage, the new technology is making waves in white supremacist groups.