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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.

10/29/23 8:36pm
Established in 1992, the 340B program aids safety-net hospitals serving low-income individuals.
10/29/23 8:00pm
Provost John L. Jackson Jr. has announced the creation of an ad hoc consultative committee to help fill the H. Carton Rogers III Vice Provost and Director of Libraries position.
10/26/23 11:01am
The DP compiled a comprehensive guide to the courses that double count for the spring 2024 semester based on data provided on Path@Penn.
10/24/23 8:57pm
New York Times bestselling-author and Penn graduate Jennifer Egan spoke at an event hosted by Penn’s English Department, discussing her novels and future work.
10/22/23 8:51pm
According to the study, traces of SARS-CoV-2 in the guts of long COVID-19 patients cause inflammation that prevents the development of serotonin, which is critical to recovery. 
10/16/23 9:29pm
Initiated in 1999 by KWH Faculty Director Al Filreis and Board of Trustees Emeritus Paul Kelly, the program annually invites three distinguished writers to the KWH every spring. 
10/09/23 9:58pm
The excavation of the site began in 1950 under Rodney Young, former curator-in-charge of the Penn Museum's Mediterranean Section.
10/08/23 8:52pm
1968 Wharton graduate Donald Trump did not make the Forbes 400 List this year. 
10/08/23 8:22pm
Since the program’s establishment in 2019, SNF has provided Penn with over $20 million across three grants. 
10/03/23 7:48pm
This two-year research master's program offers mentorship, individualized research opportunities, and financial support, including tuition, stipends, health benefits, and resources for Ph.D. program applications.
10/02/23 11:12pm
The 24 incoming visitors are experts in fields spanning climate, finance, journalism, and architecture. 
10/02/23 10:11pm
The Goldhirsh-Yellin Foundation is a family foundation committed to supporting education, cancer research, and archaeology in Israel. 
09/27/23 10:12pm
The grant will support 40 students with both strong merit and financial need pursuing their master of professional nursing degree at Penn. 
09/25/23 9:01pm
According to the DP's analysis, the overall number of academic integrity and student conduct violations both decreased compared to previous school years.
09/21/23 8:56pm
Palmiotto, who previously served as associate and deputy director for Penn Abroad, has worked with the department for seven years.
09/20/23 10:40pm
Class of 2022 graduates in certain majors — especially in the College and the Engineering School — reported above-average outcomes in consulting and financial services.
09/20/23 9:45pm
Brigitte Weinsteiger was announced on Wednesday as the interim director of Penn Libraries.
09/20/23 9:41pm
Kozuma — who was announced as Penn's next VPUL in February — began his position on May 1.
09/20/23 7:56pm
Penn came in fourth among Ivy League schools, with Princeton University topping the list.
09/19/23 10:54pm
Literature and humanities professors called on Penn President Liz Magill to immediately amend administrators' statement on the festival.