The donation, made by 1992 College graduate Mindy Gray and 1992 College and Wharton graduate Jon Gray, will fund annual tuition and summer grants for 10 highly aided students from New York City.
The grant funds up to three years of study at a college or university in the United Kingdom for up to 50 American postgraduates annually.
The course will focus on social, political, and historical issues surrounding immigration on the United States-Mexico border.
At a Dec. 5 meeting of PPI research scholars, Katzenbach said this money will be available until current funds run out, attendees said.
Students will spend a part of each class figuring out how to distill complex philosophical ideas, and they will then go to teach philosophy in a Philadelphia high school once a week.
The Tutoring Center, which was previously an independent entity, became part of Weingarten last summer, joining the Office of Learning Resources and Student Disabilities Services.
This year’s recipients are Wharton senior Andrew Howard, master’s student Zinan Chen in the Graduate School of Education, and 2017 Wharton graduate Malik Abdul Majeed.
The College Fed Challenge is a team competition hosted by the Federal Reserve for undergraduates where teams create monetary policy suggestions for the Fed.
The four new classes aim to equip students with the tools to have meaningful and respectful discussions on complex political issues, the program’s faculty director Michael Carpini said.
As part of the course, students will teach a group of AP Environmental Science students at West Philadelphia High School about energy use and energy efficiency.
Students said they appreciated having different perspectives in their courses but would prefer more transparent and flexible application processes.
PennHealthX is a student-led organization that integrates business and medicine for students who are interested in healthcare management and entrepreneurship.
According to the 2019 Action Plan for Faculty Excellence and Diversity, 35% of University standing faculty are female and over 8% are underrepresented minorities.
All of Penn’s partner universities in Hong Kong suspended in-person coursework and shifted to an online setting for the rest of the term.
Binti Hasbullah and Damianos bring Penn's total number of Rhodes Scholars to 30. This is the third year in a row that Penn students have won the scholarship.
The course was spearheaded by the Wharton Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Board following student demand.
Since 2017 the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities has been planning on creating a minor in environmental humanities, which was recently approved.
Penn students who work on-campus jobs say they can no longer automatically set their hours in Workday and they do not receive notifications for deadlines to submit their hours, features that were previously provided through "eTimeSheets."
English professor Whitney Trettien said the new course will serve as a softer entry point for humanities students to learn how to apply tools and technologies to 'big picture' questions.
Some student government leaders said the change made their demands more tangible, acknowledging that Wax's tenured status made her firing unrealistic.