Academics

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All members of the Penn community can audition to join one of the diverse musical groups, which range from the jazz group to the Symphony Orchestra and the Arab Music Ensemble.
12/07/18 4:51am
The fellowship will consist of six seminars focusing on the human side of medicine rather than the technical side.
12/06/18 1:49am
"I could wait for 2 hours and still not have gotten help," Engineering sophomore Derya Yavuz said. "That's just a very frustrating situation, and it's like that every single time." 
12/06/18 1:14am
Poor course evaluations signal to the department that the instructor should be placed into another course, or the instructor’s standing in the tenure process should be reevaluated.
12/05/18 5:14am
Throughout the semester, students will hear from expert guest lecturers and will work on their own piece of nonfiction writing such as a memoir, investigative article, narrative long-form story, or medical science piece.
12/03/18 3:10am
Egan, a well-known contemporary writer, won the Pulitzer Prize for her 2011 novel, 'A Visit from the Goon Squad' and she most recently published the book, 'Manhattan Beach.'
12/03/18 3:09am
A rough design for this new space is expected to be completed in mid-January, and a more specific timeline for the project will be determined once the design is finished. 
11/29/18 7:43pm
The Annenberg researchers found that marijuana use does not increase conduct problems like school truancy or stealing in a recently published study. 
11/29/18 5:54am
From 2003 to 2017, Penn saw a 37.18 percent decline in degrees awarded in the humanities and a 19.57 percent decrease in degrees awarded in the social sciences.
11/28/18 3:17am
Building on prior research that examined class stratification and other social factors, Meredith Tamminga is specifically looking at the reasons behind changes in the pronunciation of various words.
11/28/18 1:54am
The research could reveal new information and challenge assumptions about early human history in Africa.
11/26/18 4:59am
This high demand leaves some students stuck on waitlists, unable to satisfy computer science courses that are required for their majors and minors.
11/20/18 5:30am
Moore was named one of 32 American Rhodes Scholars out of 880 applicants who were endorsed by their colleges.
11/18/18 9:59pm
The Penn First Graduate Association formed earlier this semester to support first-generation, low-income graduate students. 
11/16/18 8:06pm
Cheney, whose research exposed the complex thinking of primates, was praised as a 'spectacular scientist,' The New York Times reported. 
11/15/18 8:13am
Penn does not have any standing sustainability professors — only lecturers, adjunct, and visiting professors — and professor Irina Marinov is the only standing faculty member studying climate science.
11/15/18 2:19am
The trustees also approved the creation of two new master's degrees in genetic counseling and biomedical informatics through the Perelman School of Medicine. 
11/12/18 1:40am
The University required all faculty to enroll in the verification system by Oct. 31. 
11/09/18 1:15am
The campaign started last April when the ASAM UAB released an online video, which features several Penn students discussing what they have gained from their ASAM courses.
11/06/18 3:00am
Harvard, Columbia, Princeton, and Yale universities all outranked Penn on the list.