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Academics

01/26/23 7:49pm
Engheta is among nine laureates recognized by the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia for outstanding achievements in science, engineering, and industry. 
01/25/23 10:26pm
The DP examined the key players in the Wax proceedings, which include eight faculty members whose appointments span multiple schools at Penn. 
01/25/23 8:37pm
The restoration will include new HVAC systems, upgraded windows and roofing, all-gender restrooms, updates to office suites and classrooms, and new elevators.
01/25/23 12:14pm
Jackson, who is also the Richard Perry University professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will succeed Interim Provost Beth Winkelstein.
01/24/23 9:42pm
The analysis found that Penn has only 24 days off this academic year out of all weekdays, reading days, and exam days in the school year.
01/19/23 10:26pm
The 2023 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings feature eight Penn professors among 200 total scholars. 
01/18/23 9:37pm
ChatGPT, which was developed by OpenAI, can complete tasks like writing essays or code and solving math problems.
01/16/23 11:55pm
College seniors Ryan Jeong and Arnav Lal are among the 16 Churchill Scholars selected nationwide.
01/12/23 10:36pm
The DP conducted an analysis of research spending at Penn based on data released last month by the National Science Foundation.
12/11/22 2:00pm
The confirmation of former Penn President Amy Gutmann as the United States ambassador to Germany at the beginning of 2022 set into motion a months-long presidential transition.
12/08/22 5:11am
The grant is given over a six-year time period and is intended to allow schools “to continue their critical work to build capacity for inclusion of all students in science.” 
12/08/22 5:08am
Dani S. Bassett, a professor of bioengineering at Penn, will join their twin Perry Zurn, an associate professor of philosophy at American University, to talk about the process behind writing the book.
12/07/22 1:38am
The Mitchell Scholarship accepted only 12 students out of 306 applicants this year, and Balasubramanian will pursue a master’s degree in philosophy at Trinity College Dublin.
11/30/22 10:01pm
Researchers have developed a new flu vaccine that can protect against all 20 known flu subtypes and can potentially protect against new strains in the future.
11/29/22 12:15am
Researchers used a new cellphone application to track teen drivers and found that adolescents, regardless of sex, tend to adopt dangerous behaviors on the road which lead to car crashes.
11/27/22 11:53pm
While Penn is the only Ivy League institution to offer the language in such a capacity, the program suffers from lack of resources and currently has no full-time faculty members.
11/21/22 1:20am
Mann leads various efforts to tackle communication challenges related to climate change and sustainability to the general public and policymakers.
11/17/22 1:32am
Baum served as a professor of radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine and as the chair of the department for over 20 years.
11/16/22 12:21am
The walkout comes just a few weeks before final examinations begin for students, but the UC system has stated that all its campuses will remain open with continuing operations and instruction.
11/16/22 12:11am
These new partnerships have been added over the past two years, some immediately before and several during the COVID-19 pandemic.