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Academics

01/26/22 11:40pm
Students largely said they were glad to be back in person and relieved that the University did not extend the virtual learning past Jan. 24. 
01/26/22 8:43pm
Cosmic Writers began as Word Camp, a free summer program founded in 2020 by Miller after receiving the 2020 Kelly Writers House Kerry Prize.
01/25/22 10:51pm
Strohminger's tweet mentioned that one student had estimated that the average salary was $800,000 per year. In reality, the average American worker only made $53,383 in 2020.
01/25/22 9:40pm
GTP will receive up to $100 million through the sponsored research agreement over 15 years and have access to a 700,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility.
01/20/22 10:45pm
Two Perelman School of Medicine Professors were awarded $3 million dollars in Vietnam for their breakthrough mRNA research which led to the technology behind the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
01/20/22 10:09pm
This change means that Dartmouth will no longer consider an applicant's ability to pay in evaluating international students, as well as U.S. citizens and permanent residents. 
01/18/22 5:04pm
In the statement, Penn Law School Dean Ted Ruger wrote that complaints from Penn community members about Wax, who is a tenured University professor, motivated his decision to initiate the sanctions process.
01/17/22 10:57pm
Penn accepted 15.63% of early decision applicants to the Class of 2026. Admission was offered to 1,218 students, comprising around half of the Class of 2026.
01/17/22 10:45pm
Recognized as a distinguished sociologist, and a “founding father of the field of Communication,”  Katz authored over 20 books and 175 articles and book chapters during his lifetime.
01/17/22 10:38pm
The letter criticizes Wax, who is a tenured University professor, for making generalizations that are “a betrayal of the prestigious platform granted to faculty of an Ivy-League university.” 
01/13/22 6:38pm
In a wide-ranging interview, covering topics spanning from Penn Medicine and University fundraising to fly fishing, Magill spoke to The Daily Pennsylvanian after the announcement.
01/13/22 3:52pm
Magill served as provost of University of Virginia and dean at Stanford Law School and is known for her commitment to law and leadership in higher education. 
01/12/22 11:36pm
Postponed final exams from the fall will be made up during the beginning of the spring semester in the same format they were offered previously.
01/12/22 9:56pm
Most libraries are open under Winter Break's shortened hours and access is limited to only Penn community members through Jan. 23. 
01/11/22 10:53pm
TIME's Editor-in-Chief described Elon Musk, who graduated from the College and Wharton in 1997, as an “example of a massive shift in our society.”
01/05/22 12:49am
An online petition calling on Penn to suspend Wax and reform the University's tenure policy has been signed by over 800 people.
12/23/21 2:19pm
On-campus housing move-in, which was previously scheduled to begin on Jan. 8, will begin on Jan. 15 and in-person classes will resume on Jan. 24. 
12/14/21 2:36pm
McGann dedicated most of his life’s work to the development and interconnection of think tanks on a global scale.
12/12/21 6:23pm
The petition calls for final exams for large lecture classes to be moved online, citing several grievances with the enforcement of the PennOpen Pass self-reporting system and difficulties with social distancing in classrooms. 
12/09/21 11:44pm
College senior Daniel Ruiz de la Concha and 2019 Wharton graduates Shuxi (Shirley) Liu and Heather Tang were awarded the scholarship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.