Academics

04/17/18 2:43am
Penn Law professor Amy Wax said that academics promoting “pluralism and the demoralization of sexuality” are “living the 50s and talking the 60s."
04/16/18 10:56pm
The OAS was founded in 1948 by the United States and 20 Latin American nations in order to promote diplomacy and collaboration.
04/16/18 3:23pm
The project, called Inclusive City: Past, Present and Future, is a multidisciplinary exploration, drawing on collaboration from departments including Architecture, Fine Arts, and History.
04/16/18 3:15pm
In the two months since the major was first pitched, students spoke out against the proposal, arguing that it threatened the liberal arts education at the university.
04/15/18 10:54pm
Started just a few weeks ago, the group has already shared profiles of Penn students interested in hiking, scuba diving, and video editing.
04/15/18 10:01pm
Penn Global reported receiving 621 applications for Penn Global Internship Program, about three times more than last year. GIP placed 180 students in summer internships abroad, 61 more than last summer. 
04/13/18 1:41am
PennDesign has consistently fallen in one of the top two spots for Penn's most tuition-dependent schools for the past several years, placing first in 2017.
04/12/18 12:29am
The new program allows Penn seniors to apply for an advance spot in the Wharton MBA program before they graduate.
04/10/18 2:17am
Medical School professor David Asch, the study’s principal investigator, said the researchers sought to examine whether limiting the hours in a shift would lead to less fatigue and fewer errors made by trainees.
04/10/18 12:19am
The first-ever Hult Prize Ivy competition culminated in Houston Hall on Saturday, where finalists on six teams pitched social impact projects to a panel of judges. 
04/09/18 10:15pm
Wax has become known to make controversial statements promoting 'bourgeois culture' and most recently declared that black students rarely graduate top of their class.
04/08/18 8:59pm
Dean of the Wharton School Geoffrey Garrett, who gave a keynote speech to open the conference, describes blockchain as 'an alternative way to do money.'
04/08/18 5:47pm
The National Association of Scholars, often characterized as a conservative advocacy group combatting a "liberal bias" in education, will present the Peter Shaw Award to Wax on April 12.
04/07/18 7:31pm
The column was published in light of the recent scandal surrounding political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, which accessed private data from over 50 million Facebook users.
04/05/18 3:13am
Kelly Cleary will replace longtime director of the program Inge Herman, who left Penn abruptly mid-October of last year, to many students' confusion.
04/05/18 12:51am
Although students and faculty members share confidence in Park’s leadership, many expressed concerns about the future of the program especially since there are no clear plans for Park's replacement after next year. 
04/04/18 11:19pm
Albington Senior High School announced plans to rename the school after a donation from Schwarzman, sparking outrage among the community.
04/04/18 1:55am
Two professors have been developing a course, tentatively titled “Science of Data Ethics,” that they hope to offer to undergraduate students in the spring of the 2018-2019 academic year. 
04/03/18 12:56am
The William P. Lauder Wharton Leadership Fellows pairs MBA second-year students with first-year students to facilitate learning leadership qualities using 'practical tools and concrete strategies.'
04/02/18 1:41am
On Feb. 22, members of the U.K.’s University and College Union began a month-long strike program to protest changes to their pension plans.