Academics

12/06/18 1:14am
Poor course evaluations signal to the department that the instructor should be placed into another course, or the instructor’s standing in the tenure process should be reevaluated.
12/05/18 5:14am
Throughout the semester, students will hear from expert guest lecturers and will work on their own piece of nonfiction writing such as a memoir, investigative article, narrative long-form story, or medical science piece.
12/03/18 3:10am
Egan, a well-known contemporary writer, won the Pulitzer Prize for her 2011 novel, 'A Visit from the Goon Squad' and she most recently published the book, 'Manhattan Beach.'
12/03/18 3:09am
A rough design for this new space is expected to be completed in mid-January, and a more specific timeline for the project will be determined once the design is finished. 
11/29/18 7:43pm
The Annenberg researchers found that marijuana use does not increase conduct problems like school truancy or stealing in a recently published study. 
11/29/18 5:54am
From 2003 to 2017, Penn saw a 37.18 percent decline in degrees awarded in the humanities and a 19.57 percent decrease in degrees awarded in the social sciences.
11/28/18 3:17am
Building on prior research that examined class stratification and other social factors, Meredith Tamminga is specifically looking at the reasons behind changes in the pronunciation of various words.
11/28/18 1:54am
The research could reveal new information and challenge assumptions about early human history in Africa.
11/26/18 4:59am
This high demand leaves some students stuck on waitlists, unable to satisfy computer science courses that are required for their majors and minors.
11/20/18 5:30am
Moore was named one of 32 American Rhodes Scholars out of 880 applicants who were endorsed by their colleges.
11/18/18 9:59pm
The Penn First Graduate Association formed earlier this semester to support first-generation, low-income graduate students. 
11/16/18 8:06pm
Cheney, whose research exposed the complex thinking of primates, was praised as a 'spectacular scientist,' The New York Times reported. 
11/15/18 8:13am
Penn does not have any standing sustainability professors — only lecturers, adjunct, and visiting professors — and professor Irina Marinov is the only standing faculty member studying climate science.
11/15/18 2:19am
The trustees also approved the creation of two new master's degrees in genetic counseling and biomedical informatics through the Perelman School of Medicine. 
11/12/18 1:40am
The University required all faculty to enroll in the verification system by Oct. 31. 
11/09/18 1:15am
The campaign started last April when the ASAM UAB released an online video, which features several Penn students discussing what they have gained from their ASAM courses.
11/06/18 3:00am
Harvard, Columbia, Princeton, and Yale universities all outranked Penn on the list. 
11/06/18 1:14am
The first four-day course will take place in March 2019 and will cost participants $6,500.
10/25/18 5:41am
Gazzaniga is an author of many standard Penn introductory psychology and neuroscience textbooks.
10/25/18 12:08am
Penn's student focus group explored levels of frustration with racism and discrimination, the role of democracy and human rights in U.S. foreign policy, and the depolarization of political parties.