This October, Penn graduate student and history teaching assistant Stephanie McKellop tweeted about her use of a controversial teaching technique known as “progressive stacking.” The tweet generated discussion on and beyond Penn’s campus about race and privilege in the classroom.
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At Penn, the decision to move off campus already comes with strenuous cost calculations and complicated logistics for many students. Now, however, the University's changing financial aid policies for off-campus living are making these calculations even more complicated.
Dozens of Penn students are studying in Catalonia. Here's what Penn did when protests hit the region.
As political unrest in the Catalonia region continues to develop, Penn Abroad has had to keep a tight watch on the safety and security of students studying abroad in Barcelona.
In the wake of a Penn history teaching assistant publicizing her use of a controversial teaching method known as “progressive stacking,” students and academics have raised questions about its value in a classroom.
A series of tweets from a Penn history Ph.D. student and teaching assistant has divided public opinion and sparked conversation around teaching techniques intended to include all student populations in discussion.
Any Penn student who walks through the door of Student Health Service for an appointment must complete a depression screening test when they check in, even if their medical concern is just the common cold.
Jon Huntsman, Jr., the former Utah governor, diplomat and 1987 College graduate, is President Donald Trump’s choice to be the next ambassador to Russia, according to an announcement from the White House.
A witty video produced by Penn Law Revue, a new Penn Law School student group, has reached the finals in an online competition hosted by Above the Law.
Joann Mitchell will serve as Penn’s first-ever chief diversity officer, Penn President Amy Gutmann announced last Wednesday.
In the past year-and-a-half, President Donald Trump has quickly become one of Penn’s most well-known alumni. Throughout his campaign, Trump has referenced his alma mater, the Wharton School, “as probably the hardest [school] there is to get into,” adding that, “some of the great business minds in the world have gone” there.
For years, President Donald Trump has said it’s clear that he is “a very smart guy” since he attended Wharton — a school he describes as “super genius stuff.”
As the Super Bowl approaches, Penn students prepare to experience the annual television staple away from their homes and families.
Earlier today, Penn announced that Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), an outspoken opponent of President Donald Trump, will speak at the 2017 Commencement ceremony.
During the first week and a half of 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump’s presidency, Trump used an executive action to give the go-ahead to pipeline projects, ordered climate-related agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency, to stop speaking to the public and the media and posted a plan to kill former President Obama’s climate action plan to the White House website.
With a Penn graduate in the Oval Office for the first time, here's a look at former President William Henry Harrison's time at the University
As the first Penn graduate elected as the President of the United States sets up shop in the Oval Office, the brief career at the University of the only other Penn-affiliated President, William Henry Harrison, resurfaces.
In the court battle between proponents and opponents of affirmative action in Harvard University's college admissions, two high school students were just accepted as amici curiae, The Harvard Crimson reported.
In the wake of former professor Rafael Robb's release from prison, here's a look back on how his case stunned campus
As rush reaches its conclusion and coursework begins to intensify, the spring semester appears to start off like any other, save for one bizarre and ominous twist — the former Penn professor who killed his wife in 2006 just walked free from prison.
President and 1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump’s billionaire nominee for the typically uncontroversial secretary of education position, Betsy DeVos, has faced substantial scrutiny.
U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) called out Penn on Wednesday, announcing legislation that would punish "sanctuary" universities that protect undocumented students.
In the wake of this year’s emotionally charged election — which rocked the media world and stunned Penn’s campus — both the public and the media have turned their attention to 1968 Wharton graduate and President-elect Donald Trump.