International students who major in STEM-designated programs are eligible for an extension allowing them to work in the U.S. on their student visa for a longer time than graduates with other degrees.
In April, students and members of the department were emailed and given the option to submit their pronouns to be publicly shared on the website.
Penn is unique in offering Mongolian as a language, as only a few universities in the U.S., such as Indiana University and UC Berkeley, offer it as a language option.
Specifically within Philadelphia County, the Germantown Friends School and the Julia R. Masterman School both ranked first, while the William Penn Charter School ranked third.
For many students who planned on transferring or pursuing dual degrees, this policy shift, which was never formally announced, has made it nearly impossible.
While academic archives are useful for those who have access to them, not all students do. A survey from the UA found that only one third of 300 student respondents reported having access to such resources.
The new rules place a hard cap on the number of credits an undergraduate can take, limiting students to seven and a half course units per semester.
The CIS department chair is calling on non-major students to provide input on which new courses to create.
Former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, is expected to teach some classes on foreign policy and potentially give a keynote speech as part of his fellowship, Philly.com reported.
As the PWC Director, she oversaw the establishment of Penn Violence Prevention and the center's first lactation room.
Bachman will replace John L. Jackson, Jr., who was appointed dean of the Annenberg School For Communication last spring. Both appointments will be effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Some student leaders in the first-generation, low-income community have expressed concern about the lack of student input in forming the office.
School of Arts and Sciences Dean Steven Fluharty announced a number of structural changes to the Fels Institute including the appointment of two faculty program directors in May.
Each course offered through the online MCIT program will cost $2,500, and the total cost of the program will be $26,300.
Hewitt confirmed that her previous position as senior associate director for Wharton undergraduates has been filled by David Ross, who was previously associate director.
On June 28, Gutmann released a statement referring to the findings of both the student researchers and the working group recognizing the role of slavery in the University's past.
Wharton will introduce a dedicated associate director to help those "experiencing acute academic and personal challenges," as well as a new Mindfulness Space on the second floor.
Penn's campus is home to numerous scholars, but these five professors are faculty every Penn student should know.
Tuition for summer classes varies across the different schools, from $4,224 for courses in the College to $5,550 for those in Wharton.
In the first three weeks, the app has reached several thousand downloads, a few hundred daily active users, and a 4.1-star rating out of five in the Google Play store.