The Class of 2018 seems almost perfect — with record high SAT scores and percentages of international and minority students, they represent the top 9.9 percent of the largest application pool that the University has ever seen. But at convocation last night, Eric Furda, Penn’s dean of admissions, welcomed the new class with advice that is often hard for Ivy League students to swallow: They need to shed the need for perfection.
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The School of Social Policy & Practice spends every summer opening Philadelphia students’ eyes to the possibilities of a new future.
Mental health initiatives were a major point of discussion in last night’s elections for the chair and vice chair of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, during which two women were elected to positions currently held by men.
The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly will elect the 12 new members of their Executive Board today
The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly will hold executive board elections today, using a system quite different from that of their undergraduate counterpart — the Undergraduate Assembly.
Slought — a cultural organization based at 4017 Walnut St. — proudly celebrates turning 362,880,0000 seconds old.
Tony Sinanis is a school administrator “tweeting” his way to the top.
John L. Jackson Jr., the next dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice, is already “through Penn 101.” At least, according to his predecessor.
He says his legacy will be that he built a door.
In the summer of 2012, Maha Laziri walked into the small, humble home of a woman who had nearly died that day.
He could only describe it as an “out-of-body experience.”
Penn’s fifth Presidential Term Professorship will bring a former faculty member and student back to Penn’s campus.
Penn graduate students are going to Pottruck for more than the smoothies this semester.
With nearly 400,000 children currently in foster care in the United States, graduates of a new specialization at the School of Social Policy & Practice will help meet the increased demand for child welfare workers.
When he walked into Home Depot, he was hoping to be arrested.
Animal health and architecture aren’t two fields that you would expect to interact. But since PennDesign acquired new 3-D printers this fall, neurologists at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine have been working closely with the School of Design to print 3-dimensional models of dog and cat skulls that aid them when performing brain surgery.
Howard Stevenson, a professor at the Graduate School of Education, published a book in January based on his research in Philadelphia schools and institutions entitled “Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference.” The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Stevenson to discuss his findings on how students, teachers and educators can resolve racial conflicts.
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Students and alumni are showing off their school spirit — not by attending more sporting events, but by petitioning for their ideal Penn apparel.
As many students prepare to reign in the month of Oktoberfest with a weekend of fraternity parties and recreational drinking, the Office of Alcohol and Other Drugs has different plans.
In its 50th year, the Institute of Contemporary Art opened what could be its most ambitious project yet: an exhibit of the works of Jason Rhoades, a renowned installation artist who created massive three-dimensional pieces from 1993 to his untimely death in 2006.