Academics

11/16/18 8:06pm
Cheney, whose research exposed the complex thinking of primates, was praised as a 'spectacular scientist,' The New York Times reported. 
11/15/18 8:13am
Penn does not have any standing sustainability professors — only lecturers, adjunct, and visiting professors — and professor Irina Marinov is the only standing faculty member studying climate science.
11/15/18 2:19am
The trustees also approved the creation of two new master's degrees in genetic counseling and biomedical informatics through the Perelman School of Medicine. 
11/12/18 1:40am
The University required all faculty to enroll in the verification system by Oct. 31. 
11/09/18 1:15am
The campaign started last April when the ASAM UAB released an online video, which features several Penn students discussing what they have gained from their ASAM courses.
11/06/18 3:00am
Harvard, Columbia, Princeton, and Yale universities all outranked Penn on the list. 
11/06/18 1:14am
The first four-day course will take place in March 2019 and will cost participants $6,500.
10/25/18 5:41am
Gazzaniga is an author of many standard Penn introductory psychology and neuroscience textbooks.
10/25/18 12:08am
Penn's student focus group explored levels of frustration with racism and discrimination, the role of democracy and human rights in U.S. foreign policy, and the depolarization of political parties.
10/24/18 11:20pm
The study was conducted on 227 pairs of identical twins. The twin subjected to less warmth at home was more likely to exhibit callous-unemotional (CU) traits.
10/21/18 10:33pm
So far, the school has held two trainings for Penn Dental affiliates and will continue to hold more until all students and staff can attend.
10/18/18 2:03am
The Writing Center is moving from its home of 15 years at 3808 Walnut St. to the first and fourth floors of the McNeil Building on 3718 Locust Walk.
10/18/18 12:14am
Are you a student in the College looking to get more bang for your buck in your spring 2019 course load? Here's a list of all the classes next semester that will let you "double-count."
10/16/18 10:48pm
The inception of the course taught by acclaimed English professor Jay Kirk marks the birth of Xfic, Penn’s premier literary journal in experimental nonfiction.  
10/16/18 1:03am
Each fellow is awarded with $625,000 to spend as they wish over the course of five years. 
10/14/18 4:53am
The program currently employs four global guides — three from Iraq and one from Syria.
10/12/18 3:57am
History professor Kathy Peiss chronicled the paths of different pieces of literature tied to the Nazi regime after the end of World War II. 
10/12/18 2:29am
The Wharton finance professor was nominated by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon at a joint press conference earlier this week.
10/02/18 1:00pm
The donation from 1984 Wharton graduate Marc J. Rowan and Carolyn Rowan surpassed Huntsman's $40 million, which had been the largest single contribution to Wharton for 20 years.
10/01/18 4:42am
Before introducing the term 'highly–aided,' SFS identified these students as 'high–need.” Many didn't know, however, whether they qualified, in part because SFS did not publicly disclose the specific qualifications for a high–need student.