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Academics

12/04/20 12:00am
Instead of traveling to Argentina and Chile, students who enroll in PSCI 313: People of the Land: Indigeneity and Politics in Argentina and Chile will conduct a series of Zoom interviews with experts in the field.
12/03/20 11:54pm
While most student visas are valid up to one year after graduation, international students majoring in STEM-designated programs can become eligible for an additional two-year work extension in their Optional Practical Training.
12/01/20 11:24pm
Despite his newfound responsibilities to the Biden presidential transition effort, Emanuel said he will be fully engaged in his Penn teaching duties. His course PHIL 118: Ben Franklin & His World will examine controversial aspects of Franklin’s life such as his participation in the slave trade.
11/25/20 12:37am
This spring, Duckworth is opening the class to high school students in the Young Scholars High School Program, a non-degree program offered by Penn's College of Liberal and Professional Studies.
11/23/20 12:13am
Fierceton will pursue a Ph.D. in social policy and conduct research on the foster care-to-prison pipeline, representing a disproportionate risk of incarceration for young people in foster care, at the University of Oxford beginning in fall 2021.
11/13/20 12:09am
The course will examine the effects of capitalism and colonialism on the environment largely through the lens of Indigenous North American, South African, African American, and Palestinian literature. 
11/12/20 11:12pm
Here's a comprehensive guide to the courses that double count, based on data from Penn's College Requirements page.
11/04/20 12:51am
The prize recognizes individuals who have made a transformative impact on teaching and learning through innovative projects in three categories: higher education, learning science research, and pre-K-12 education.
11/03/20 12:24am
The book, titled "Perspectives on Fair Housing," was published as part of the Penn Press series, "The City in the Twenty-First Century."
11/02/20 8:20am
The award recognizes young professionals who have made a “significant contribution to the Institute and to the chemical engineering profession.“
11/01/20 11:01pm
To make up for the loss of in-person services like “Take Your Professor to Lunch,” professors have shifted to platforms like Slate, Slack, and Gather Town, citing difficulties engaging with students through Canvas.
10/29/20 12:22am
Students said the current deadline of Oct. 30 is too early for them to know how they are doing in their classes, citing the lack of grades so far in their classes and heightened anxiety concerning the online semester.
10/28/20 1:36am
While some professors have implemented anti-cheating measures like "live proctoring" on Zoom, students claim that many professors have failed to take necessary precautions against cheating even in the face of inflated class scores.
10/22/20 12:19am
Gather, also known as Gather.town, simulates buildings and classrooms on campus where students, professors, and teaching assistants can interact with one another through personal avatars during office hours. 
10/18/20 11:45pm
To improve Penn's climate impact, the participants will create a proposal for one of the following categories: academics, utilities and operations, physical environment, and purchasing and transportation.
10/18/20 11:07pm
The online course consists of six Canvas modules spanning 20 hours that focus on Penn and Philadelphia's history of structural racism, implicit bias, allyship, gender identity, and healthcare equity. 
10/14/20 11:16pm
Wharton professor Witold Henisz won for his course titled "Corporate Diplomacy: Aligning Stakeholder Analytics and Strategy," which is listed as both MGMT 720 and MGMT 209.
10/13/20 11:31pm
Kelley Currie, the United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, cited an increase of gender-based violence as a result of the stay-at-home measures and loss of economic opportunity.
10/12/20 7:50pm
Brundtland, who is also the former Director-General of the WHO, said the pandemic revealed the fragility of the current world order. 
10/11/20 10:26pm
IES, an arm of the Department of Education, offers several grants each year to improve educational outcomes through data-driven research