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Academics

05/09/22 12:29am
Penn will honor eight individuals this year with honorary degrees, celebrating their accomplishments in fields ranging from the arts to medicine.
04/27/22 4:05am
The hybrid event will take place at the Kelly Writers House Arts Cafe, with a virtual option available. The honors program's nine graduating seniors will present excerpts from their Creative Writing thesis projects.
04/20/22 11:06pm
The prizes are awarded annually to Penn seniors for the development and undertaking of a post-graduation project that aims to positively impact the world.
04/19/22 10:20pm
Students reported having hopes that Path@Penn would improve on Penn InTouch — only to be disappointed with difficulties in the advance registration process.
04/18/22 9:09pm
Here's a comprehensive guide to the courses that double count, based on data from Penn's College Requirements page.
04/17/22 11:59pm
The Science for the Future Solvay Prize ceremony is held in Brussels to honor scientific discoveries that have significantly advanced the field of chemistry and helped resolve global challenges.
04/13/22 2:37am
College juniors Allison Chou and Andrew Sontag and Engineering juniors Laila Barakat Norford, Shriya Karam, and Joshua Chen are among the chosen 417 students.
04/12/22 2:01am
The Penn Medicine scientists were able to reduce the time it takes to train the body's immune cells to find and fight cancer from approximately 9 to 14 days to just 24 hours.
04/11/22 9:35am
The four fellows were among the 180 scientists, writers, scholars, and artists selected from a pool of 2,500 applicants. 
04/07/22 12:02am
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke with 12 Penn community members and University leaders about the challenges that Penn currently faces under his leadership.
04/06/22 11:03pm
The event's list of speakers will feature researchers, academics, and industry experts.
04/06/22 1:11am
Rottenberg said his new memoir details his personal experience with journalism in the digital age as well as what others can learn from his 70-year career.
04/04/22 1:05am
The 50th anniversary reunion event attracted former and current residents of Du Bois College House, who came together to reflect on their experiences living in the college house.
04/01/22 1:55am
This year's ranking marked the first time the school has occupied the No. 1 spot alone and the seventh consecutive year that the school placed within the top five schools on the list.
03/30/22 12:23am
KWH Faculty Director Al Filreis will host the conversation, which will take place at the Arts Café at 12 p.m. and will be livestreamed on YouTube.
03/30/22 12:16am
Student Sustainability Association at Penn hopes that by shifting the focus of their work, they will be able to bring more students into the fight against climate change.
03/29/22 10:42pm
Mann is the first appointment made for Penn’s Energy and Sustainability Initiative, which will provide resources to 10 faculty members working in key climate areas.
03/29/22 12:26am
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with Rob Nelson, Executive Director for Academic Technology & Planning, on March 24, who shared five tips for navigating Path@Penn.
03/24/22 7:42pm
Chief Wellness Officer Benoit Dubé told The Daily Pennsylvanian that the decision was implemented following consultations with “student and faculty stakeholders on campus.”
03/23/22 9:23pm
While some students are excited about a return to normalcy, other students still have concerns for at-risk populations who are much more vulnerable to infection.