Academics

09/27/18 11:53pm
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. 
09/26/18 7:38pm
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. 
09/21/18 9:23pm
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.
09/21/18 1:46am
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.
09/15/18 5:06pm
For many students who planned on transferring or pursuing dual degrees, this policy shift, which was never formally announced, has made it nearly impossible.
09/12/18 1:32am
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.
09/11/18 6:43pm
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. 
09/11/18 12:50am
The CIS department chair is calling on non-major students to provide input on which new courses to create. 
08/31/18 4:31am
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. 
08/30/18 1:43am
As the PWC Director, she oversaw the establishment of Penn Violence Prevention and the center's first lactation room. 
08/29/18 5:15pm
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. 
08/28/18 5:50pm
Some student leaders in the first-generation, low-income community have expressed concern about the lack of student input in forming the office.
08/28/18 3:39am
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. 
08/28/18 3:23am
Each course offered through the online MCIT program will cost $2,500, and the total cost of the program will be $26,300. 
08/28/18 2:17am
Hewitt confirmed that her previous position as senior associate director for Wharton undergraduates has been filled by David Ross, who was previously associate director. 
08/24/18 2:34am
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. 
08/23/18 6:24pm
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.
08/20/18 3:21pm
Penn's campus is home to numerous scholars, but these five professors are faculty every Penn student should know.
06/04/18 12:10am
Tuition for summer classes varies across the different schools, from $4,224 for courses in the College to $5,550 for those in Wharton. 
05/02/18 4:54am
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.