Students who have not received a COVID-19 test since Oct. 19 are in danger of receiving red passes and have until Oct. 30 to get tested.
Students who receive testing accommodations are frustrated by an alleged lack of communication and organization from Penn’s Weingarten Learning Resources Center and Disability Services as they have transitioned to in-person exams.
One of the most commonly reported issues is professors who aren’t accommodating students who must miss in-person classes due to health reasons.
The findings from the Annenberg researchers indicate that mandates work to improve vaccination rates among Americans.
The podcast, called “Med Legs," currently has eight episodes including topics like applying and interviewing for medical school to navigating academics as a FGLI student.
Both first years and sophomores are taking their first set of in-person midterms this semester, as sophomores took their exams online last year.
Advance course registration for spring 2022 opens Nov. 1 and closes Nov. 14.
The event, “Conspiracy Theory and Political Culture, Past and Present,” covered topics ranging from the use of social media as a means to spread conspiracy theories, to the future prevalence of conspiracy theories in American political culture.
Students said they did not receive proper accommodations when the center, housed in Biotech Commons, closed for reconstruction.
The donation will contribute to a new testing location scheduled to open in the fall of 2022 for students who need accommodations.
Ritchie and Tishkoff are among the 100 new members that were elected to join the academy’s most diverse class of new members, composed of around 50% women and 50% racial minorities.
Steiner first began his tenure as dean on July 1, 2016.
Students must watch lectures on their own time and work through practice problems in class — a practice that began in fall 2020, when classes were taught entirely online.
The project reviews core concepts and prerequisite knowledge so that students can enter MATH 114: Calculus, Part II with more confidence regardless of their previous calculus experience.
The program director said that Yale allowed donors to exert inappropriate influence on the program’s curriculum by agreeing to the creation of a predominantly conservative advisory board.
Path@Penn is set to contain a number of improvements to the outdated Penn InTouch system, including a cleaner interface, mobile device compatibility, and the ability to swap courses instead of adding and dropping courses.
Under Asian American Studies professor Fariha Khan's co-directorship, the ASAM program will offer more courses, research and internship opportunities, and opportunities for collaboration and engagement with Asian American community organizations.
The center will not have a physical building, but its work will be done at several of Penn's existing engineering buildings, according to SEAS Dean Vijay Kumar.
Some FGLI first years reported feeling pleasantly surprised by Penn's existing FGLI community and resources, though some added that they felt culture shock upon arriving on campus.
AAUP-Penn is doubling down on their push for Penn to allow instructors to choose whether to teach in person or virtually.