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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.

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.
10/31/23 11:09pm
Associate Vice Provost for Education and Academic Planning Gary Purpura wrote to The Daily Pennsylvanian that once the course selection period ends, the University begins scheduling the final exams using the most recent registration data. 
10/30/23 9:26pm
The AAUP statement says that the University’s response to the situation has catalyzed “targeted harassment from within and beyond” the community, allegedly from students as well.
10/29/23 8:36pm
Established in 1992, the 340B program aids safety-net hospitals serving low-income individuals.
10/29/23 8:00pm
Provost John L. Jackson Jr. has announced the creation of an ad hoc consultative committee to help fill the H. Carton Rogers III Vice Provost and Director of Libraries position.
10/26/23 11:01am
The DP compiled a comprehensive guide to the courses that double count for the spring 2024 semester based on data provided on Path@Penn.
10/24/23 8:57pm
New York Times bestselling-author and Penn graduate Jennifer Egan spoke at an event hosted by Penn’s English Department, discussing her novels and future work.
10/22/23 8:51pm
According to the study, traces of SARS-CoV-2 in the guts of long COVID-19 patients cause inflammation that prevents the development of serotonin, which is critical to recovery. 
10/16/23 9:29pm
Initiated in 1999 by KWH Faculty Director Al Filreis and Board of Trustees Emeritus Paul Kelly, the program annually invites three distinguished writers to the KWH every spring. 
10/09/23 9:58pm
The excavation of the site began in 1950 under Rodney Young, former curator-in-charge of the Penn Museum's Mediterranean Section.
10/08/23 8:52pm
1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump did not make the Forbes 400 List this year. 
10/08/23 8:22pm
Since the program’s establishment in 2019, SNF has provided Penn with over $20 million across three grants. 
10/03/23 7:48pm
This two-year research master's program offers mentorship, individualized research opportunities, and financial support, including tuition, stipends, health benefits, and resources for Ph.D. program applications.
10/02/23 11:12pm
The 24 incoming visitors are experts in fields spanning climate, finance, journalism, and architecture. 
10/02/23 10:11pm
The Goldhirsh-Yellin Foundation is a family foundation committed to supporting education, cancer research, and archaeology in Israel. 
09/27/23 10:12pm
The grant will support 40 students with both strong merit and financial need pursuing their master of professional nursing degree at Penn.