Academics

09/15/18 5:06pm
For many students who planned on transferring or pursuing dual degrees, this policy shift, which was never formally announced, has made it nearly impossible.
09/12/18 1:32am
While academic archives are useful for those who have access to them, not all students do. A survey from the UA found that only one third of 300 student respondents reported having access to such resources.
09/11/18 6:43pm
The new rules place a hard cap on the number of credits an undergraduate can take, limiting students to seven and a half course units per semester. 
09/11/18 12:50am
The CIS department chair is calling on non-major students to provide input on which new courses to create. 
08/31/18 4:31am
Former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, is expected to teach some classes on foreign policy and potentially give a keynote speech as part of his fellowship, Philly.com reported. 
08/30/18 1:43am
As the PWC Director, she oversaw the establishment of Penn Violence Prevention and the center's first lactation room. 
08/29/18 5:15pm
Bachman will replace John L. Jackson, Jr., who was appointed dean of the Annenberg School For Communication last spring. Both appointments will be effective Jan. 1, 2019. 
08/28/18 5:50pm
Some student leaders in the first-generation, low-income community have expressed concern about the lack of student input in forming the office.
08/28/18 3:39am
School of Arts and Sciences Dean Steven Fluharty announced a number of structural changes to the Fels Institute including the appointment of two faculty program directors in May. 
08/28/18 3:23am
Each course offered through the online MCIT program will cost $2,500, and the total cost of the program will be $26,300. 
08/28/18 2:17am
Hewitt confirmed that her previous position as senior associate director for Wharton undergraduates has been filled by David Ross, who was previously associate director. 
08/24/18 2:34am
On June 28, Gutmann released a statement referring to the findings of both the student researchers and the working group recognizing the role of slavery in the University's past. 
08/23/18 6:24pm
Wharton will introduce a dedicated associate director to help those "experiencing acute academic and personal challenges," as well as a new Mindfulness Space on the second floor.
08/20/18 3:21pm
Penn's campus is home to numerous scholars, but these five professors are faculty every Penn student should know.
06/04/18 12:10am
Tuition for summer classes varies across the different schools, from $4,224 for courses in the College to $5,550 for those in Wharton. 
05/02/18 4:54am
In the first three weeks, the app has reached several thousand downloads, a few hundred daily active users, and a 4.1-star rating out of five in the Google Play store.
04/27/18 5:16pm
In 2016, 25 percent of graduates pursued careers in finance, 17 percent pursued careers in consulting, 15 percent pursued careers in technology, and 12 percent pursued careers in healthcare. 
04/24/18 5:30am
On April 23, the student group presented new research findings to the community that detailed research on funds and possible slave labor that went into the construction of campus.
04/22/18 11:13pm
The Wharton Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Board began the program in 2015 and grants up to $300 per project for students to explore their interests throughout the course of the semester.
04/22/18 4:58pm
The movement, sponsored by the Penn Women in Computer Science student organization, aims to “putting a face to these statistics."