Academics

6 hours ago
The Writing Center is moving from its home of 15 years at 3808 Walnut St. to the first and fourth floors of the McNeil Building on 3718 Locust Walk.
8 hours ago
Are you a student in the College looking to get more bang for your buck in your spring 2019 course load? Here's a list of all the classes next semester that will let you "double-count."
10/16/18 10:48pm
The inception of the course taught by acclaimed English professor Jay Kirk marks the birth of Xfic, Penn’s premier literary journal in experimental nonfiction.  
10/16/18 1:03am
Each fellow is awarded with $625,000 to spend as they wish over the course of five years. 
10/14/18 4:53am
The program currently employs four global guides — three from Iraq and one from Syria.
10/12/18 3:57am
History professor Kathy Peiss chronicled the paths of different pieces of literature tied to the Nazi regime after the end of World War II. 
10/12/18 2:29am
The Wharton finance professor was nominated by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon at a joint press conference earlier this week.
10/02/18 1:00pm
The donation from 1984 Wharton graduate Marc J. Rowan and Carolyn Rowan surpassed Huntsman's $40 million, which had been the largest single contribution to Wharton for 20 years.
10/01/18 4:42am
Before introducing the term 'highly–aided,' SFS identified these students as 'high–need.” Many didn't know, however, whether they qualified, in part because SFS did not publicly disclose the specific qualifications for a high–need student. 
10/01/18 3:30am
Wax explained her perspective in an digital talk with Brown University professor Glenn Loury as a part of his online discussion series, "The Glenn Show."
10/01/18 1:59am
Nursing students must spend 12-16 hours per week over the course of five semesters working at clinical sites scattered throughout the Philadelphia area.
09/29/18 8:25pm
In early September, 1983 Wharton graduate Marc J. Leder donated $2 million to the Behavior Change for Good Initiative, which started two years ago. 
09/29/18 7:20pm
The program is also being implemented by universities in a total of five states. In Pennsylvania, Penn is joined by two other schools: West Chester University and Duquesne University.
09/28/18 1:55am
Wharton MBA graduates are leading HUNGRY and LocalStove, two companies which recently merged to help connect corporate offices’ to high-quality catering from local chefs. 
09/28/18 12:57am
The film professor plans to extend the center’s outreach to include more academic disciplines and underrepresented student groups.
09/27/18 11:53pm
International students who major in STEM-designated programs are eligible for an extension allowing them to work in the U.S. on their student visa for a longer time than graduates with other degrees. 
09/26/18 7:38pm
In April, students and members of the department were emailed and given the option to submit their pronouns to be publicly shared on the website. 
09/21/18 9:23pm
Penn is unique in offering Mongolian as a language, as only a few universities in the U.S., such as Indiana University and  UC Berkeley, offer it as a language option.
09/21/18 1:46am
Specifically within Philadelphia County, the Germantown Friends School and the Julia R. Masterman School both ranked first, while the William Penn Charter School ranked third.
09/15/18 5:06pm
For many students who planned on transferring or pursuing dual degrees, this policy shift, which was never formally announced, has made it nearly impossible.