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Academics

There’s always something new going on at Penn’s four undergraduate schools and 12 graduate schools. Look here for information on upcoming academic initiatives, new classes and research conducted by professors and students.

02/28/24 3:08am
The panels featured scholars and artists who explored the relationship between the revolution and the past, present, and future. 
02/27/24 11:33pm
The professors who teach AFRC 1187 and students currently enrolled spoke with The Daily Pennsylvanian about why the class is important.  
01/30/24 10:58pm
Approximately 80 people attended the event, which featured remarks from Interim President J. Larry Jameson, Paideia faculty, and student fellows
01/23/24 9:35pm
2023 School of Engineering and Applied Science graduate Xander Uyttendaele is among 16 students or recent graduates selected for the Churchill Scholarship, a fully funded year of graduate study at the University of Cambridge. 
01/19/24 1:45am
Penn Faculty for Justice in Palestine says it stands in solidarity with Palestinians and advocates for a "shared governance" of the University. 
01/19/24 12:08am
Employees are not expected to work unless designated as essential as a result of the suspension of normal University operations, according to the Division of Public Safety.
01/18/24 10:49pm
The six non-resident advisors, who were selected from a pool of past fellows, will remain in the position for three years.
01/18/24 1:41am
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with multiple faculty members about their thoughts on Rowan's Dec. 12 letter and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom on campus. 
12/05/23 9:03pm
Wharton's new course, LGST 2990: Seminar in Law and Society, offered in Spring 2024, will study the nature, functions, and limits of law as an agency of societal policy. 
12/05/23 2:22am
A year and a half since Magill’s first Convocation address, many students, faculty, and alumni told the DP that they no longer feel that free speech and productive disagreement are possible on campus. 
12/05/23 12:47am
The letter called the ban of the "Israelism" screening “a disregard for your students’ constitutionally protected right of free speech and a violation of the principles of academic freedom.”
12/04/23 9:10pm
The bill is intended to build trust between patients and doctors and protect patients, especially unconscious women, who are historically affected by the practice of pelvic exams. 
12/03/23 8:26pm
The event was first held in 2009 and aims to provide a space for Penn community members to use humor while creating literary-inspired, edible works of art. 
11/30/23 12:33pm
"This moment of challenge is exactly the time to recommit to our ambitions for the future and to further our connections as a community," Magill wrote in the email. 
11/30/23 2:07am
Faculty members, students, and alumni affiliated with the MEC talked to the DP about the implications of Küçük’s resignation as director amid heightened campus tensions.
11/17/23 1:19am
The curriculum, which occurs concurrently with the training and volunteering components, teaches students about the racial wealth gap, tax systems and policies, and how to discuss sensitive financial issues.
11/14/23 10:10pm
The cohort, announced on Nov. 9, will spend a year engaging with scholars and experts to learn about global affairs and policy development.
11/05/23 8:03pm
The new courses will be taught by visiting and postdoctoral fellows, which means they will be one-time offerings.
11/02/23 10:52pm
The Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology, which has facilitated innovative research in targeted medicine and fabrication of nanomaterials, celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Oct. 26. 
11/02/23 7:57pm
On Oct. 25, the $35.6 million expansion and renovation of Penn’s Graduate School of Education was unveiled by Penn President Liz Magill and GSE Board members.