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Academics

There’s always something new going on at Penn’s four undergraduate schools and 12 graduate schools. Look here for information on upcoming academic initiatives, new classes and research conducted by professors and students.

03/02/22 8:43pm
Jariwala and Chen are among the 118 recipients of the two-year fellowship, which awards $75,000 to winners to fund their research.
03/02/22 12:58am
Burns, an Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker and Academy Award nominee, will give the Commencement speech and receive an honorary doctor of arts degree from Penn.
03/01/22 10:37pm
The fellows will have access to laboratories focused on infectious disease-related research topics, including vaccine development, tropical medicine, public health, and ecology, according to Penn Vet. 
03/01/22 10:17pm
Platt and Sterling aimed to research why there was such a considerable discrepancy between deaths of despair in the U.S. compared to other countries.
02/28/22 10:39pm
Jeffrey Lieberman serves as chair of the Columbia University Psychiatry Department as well as psychiatrist-in-chief at the Columbia-affiliated NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
02/28/22 10:36pm
Beavers, who has taught at Penn for over 30 years, will discuss his work in contemporary African American literature.
02/25/22 12:33am
The event will be held virtually from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will focus on solving problems at the intersection of environmental sustainability and Indigenous issues. 
02/23/22 12:23am
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with four of the honored faculty members: Katalin Karikó, Sara Cherry, Hongjun Song, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson.
02/21/22 5:35pm
The debate will be held at Feb. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Philomathean Hall, which is on the fourth floor of College Hall.
02/21/22 1:30am
This new gift will create an academic center within the Korean Studies program that will sponsor a global conference and promote collaboration with Philadelphia’s Korean community. 
02/16/22 11:15pm
Ruger and Finkelstein wrote that Penn Law will contribute over $8 million in new investments over the next five years to expand financial access.
02/16/22 10:32pm
Guest speakers Special Agent Jake Archer of the FBI Art Crime Team and Assistant U.S. Attorney K.T. Newton will discuss recent issues surrounding art and antiquity fraud during the lecture on Feb. 17.
02/15/22 1:12am
Adani President's Distinguished Professor of Computer and Informational Science Zachary Ives was honored as one of 71 ACM fellows.
02/15/22 1:11am
Along with a transcribe-a-thon, the event included other activities like group songs and national broadcasts with live speakers.
02/14/22 11:40pm
The donation from Wharton graduate Leonard Lauder will fund a program to recruit and prepare a group of nurse practitioners to work in underserved communities across the nation.
02/13/22 11:24pm
The WBL resumed in-person studies in its upgraded lab space in the fall 2021 semester, with sample sizes of 150 to 200 participants per study.  
02/13/22 10:14pm
Associate Vice Provost for University Life Sharon Smith and PVP Associate Director Reema Malhotra are currently leading PVP, according to VPUL's Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives Michael Elias.
02/11/22 12:55am
Hayes is the 33rd Gates Cambridge Scholar from Penn since the program's inception in 2001, and she will begin her studies at the University of Cambridge this October.
02/11/22 12:53am
The China Initiative was unveiled in 2018 during the Trump administration under the guise of preventing economic and technological espionage by — or for the benefit of — the Chinese government.
02/10/22 11:03pm
The event took place on Feb. 7 at the Kelly Writers House’s Arts Café and was hosted by Penn Artist-in-Residence Piyali Bhattacharya.