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Academics

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
10/09/20 12:48am
The medal is awarded to “an architect who has changed the course of design history, with a particular focus on the areas of energy conservation, environmental quality, and/or diversity,” according to the Weitzman School of Design.
10/09/20 12:36am
Led by Annenberg Assistant Professor David Lydon-Staley, the lab researches short-term dynamics of behavior, particularly in adolescents
10/09/20 12:33am
The panelists argued that since recent crises like the pandemic and climate change are global in scale, U.N. members must collaborate to solve these issues
10/08/20 12:11am
Abdus-Saboor, the Mitchell J. and Margo K. Blutt Presidential Assistant Professor of Biology, will receive grants of $50,000 annually for up to three years to fund his pain research.
10/07/20 11:58pm
English professor Melissa Sanchez and Business Economics and Public Policy assistant professor Corinne Low won the award for leading the Upper West Side Open Hearts Initiative, which Low co-founded.
10/06/20 12:24am
Last Wednesday, BIOL 101: Introduction to Biology A and CRIM 100: Criminology were 'Zoom bombed' — a term used to refer to hackers invading video meetings on Zoom.
10/05/20 12:14am
Students criticize the change, saying that a lot of the content is specific to engineering fields and the videos are difficult to follow. The Math department, however, will not revert Math 104 to its old curriculum. 
10/05/20 12:00am
Offner won the prize for her book, "Sorting out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas."
10/04/20 11:56pm
The event featured a conversation between Boyle, a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, and Perry World House Director and Penn political science professor Michael Horowitz.
10/04/20 11:55pm
Policy recommendations will cover six topics: national security; trade and competitiveness; technology; human rights, law and democracy; climate and environment; and research, education, and academic freedom.
10/01/20 10:56pm
Through StudyRev, which fully launched this semester, tutees can request help when they need it  and tutors can work as their schedule permits.
09/30/20 11:42pm
The exhibit, titled “Living with the Sea: Charting the Pacific,” was curated by College senior Kia DaSilva and 2020 College graduates Ashleigh David and Erin Spicola.
09/30/20 10:49pm
Students who have previously only taken four or five courses are now enrolled in up to seven courses due to the increased flexibility of online learning and Penn’s decision to extend the spring’s pass/fail grading option.