In 2014, nearly half of Penn students indicated that they were dissatisfied with pre-major advising and close to a third indicated that they were dissatisfied with their major advisors.
The impetus for Rebecca Martinez's move was an Oct. 16 tweet by a Penn teaching assistant, which has singe gone viral.
“We take these allegations very seriously and are pursuing our own independent investigations in coordination with law enforcement officials,” Dartmouth President Philip Hanlon said in an email.
“I’m seeing books as friends again and I’m making time for those friends,” Wharton junior Michelle Lyu said.
Higher education experts, Penn student groups and former students of teaching assistant Stephanie Mckellop weigh in on the controversy surrounding some of her tweets.
Judy Weng realized during her research that open source coding could hold the key to achieving greater diversity in computer science.
"Administrators do care about these rankings," said English professor Nancy Bentley, who signed the petition calling on the USNWR to alter its ranking criteria.
With access to open data, three Penn master's students were able to accurately predict 72.9 percent of the flooding in the Calgary area.
Students and teaching assistants in CIS 120 have been pushed into overcrowded rooms with no electrical outlets for their office hours.
“We've designed the minor in a way that reflects the fact that DH is not just one thing," Stewart Varner, managing director of Price Lab, said.
These discoveries debunk the commonly held theory that skin pigmentation is a consequence of exposure to sunlight, proving instead that darker skin is the direct result of a specific genetic variant.
Participants in a clinical trial who received three doses of the GLS-5700 vaccine developed Zika-specific antibodies with minimal negative effects.
The project aims to create teams of specialized robots, rather than individual ones, that learn from one another in unknown environments.
One of the main reasons for the high number of cases of academic dishonesty is the CIS department's plagiarism-checking software, professors said.
Fulfilling your College requirements can be tough. Consider taking a class that double counts to take some strain off.
Penn's newly-established chapter of the Common Party, Cairn University and the Graduate School of Education co-sponsored the event.
This six-year grant will support the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter’s materials science research.
The detection of this collision is giving researchers an opportunity to analyze the expansion of the universe and the origin of heavy metals.
“In my geology class, we haven't even turned in a single assignment. I didn’t know if I was doing anything right. It was pretty impossible to gauge where I was at,” College sophomore Eliza Halpin said.
This new technology could help robots in the military blend into their environments to avoid damage or help bring scientific robots and tools closer to animals in nature.