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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.

12/06/21 11:44pm
Founded in 2014 by University President Amy Gutmann, the Penn Center for Innovation supports Penn-affiliated researchers, students, staff, and faculty to commercialize their ideas and inventions.
12/02/21 12:07am
Maria Paula Romo was dismissed by the Ecuadorian Assembly for her oversight of the government's allegedly abusive response to protests.
11/29/21 11:26pm
Wragan, who majors in neuroscience at Penn, plans to continue studying neuroscience and chronic pain at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland.
11/28/21 10:43pm
College senior Nicholas Thomas-Lewis from Kimball, Nebraska and Wharton and Engineering senior Raveen Kariyawasam from Colombo, Sri Lanka bring Penn’s total number of Rhodes Scholars to 33. 
11/17/21 9:53am
The student workers, some of whom identify as first generation and low income, were surprised and disappointed after the sudden layoff.
11/16/21 11:33pm
The University's emphasis on in-person instruction for spring 2022 applies to all four undergraduate schools.
11/16/21 10:52pm
"Mission Unstoppable," which began airing in 2019, is a television series highlighting women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. 
11/14/21 11:06pm
Falsified admissions data led the business school’s online MBA program to be ranked No. 1 for four consecutive years.
11/14/21 4:47pm
The course, PSCI 398: How Washington Really Works, will include students from Penn and George Mason University, and will be co-taught by Emanuel and George Mason University professor Steve Pearlstein. 
11/11/21 11:29pm
The Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy sponsored the workshop, entitled “Media Diets and Democratic Discourse.” 
11/10/21 9:42pm
The heating in several math professors' offices stopped working on Nov. 3 — as temperatures outside reached a low of 37 degrees.
11/03/21 12:32am
This new test-booking assistance service comes days after The Daily Pennsylvanian published an article on student backlash about Weingarten and Disability Services’s allegedly inadequate support resources during midterms.
11/01/21 12:52am
Many professors incorporated benefits they found from using online platforms during the pandemic into their midterms this semester, adding that the return to in-person learning has eliminated concerns of academic integrity.
10/31/21 9:26pm
Fee’s surviving spouse, Mary Garofalo, donated personal papers the leading scholar wrote during her time as a pioneer in advocacy, health, and history.
10/31/21 7:44pm
The collaboration is dedicated to generating discussion and research on environmental justice, the climate crisis, and public engagement. 
10/28/21 11:19pm
Among the Ivy League, Penn ranked in the middle of the pack, with Harvard ranked No. 1, Columbia ranked No. 6, and Yale ranked No. 12. 
10/27/21 2:37pm
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.
10/27/21 1:00am
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.
10/26/21 12:31am
One of the most commonly reported issues is professors who aren’t accommodating students who must miss in-person classes due to health reasons.
10/25/21 12:50am
The findings from the Annenberg researchers indicate that mandates work to improve vaccination rates among Americans.