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Academics

03/05/21 12:57am
A semester-long program, the Penn in Washington Program affords a cohort of about 25 students the opportunity to work part-time as interns in D.C., while also taking four course credits taught by Penn professors in Washington.
03/04/21 2:06am
Panelists discussed the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on students of color and low-income students who may not have access to resources crucial to remote learning.
03/04/21 1:53am
The new concentration will be administered through the Management Department, and will provide course offerings spanning seven departments, including Healthcare Management; Marketing; Operations, Information, and Decisions; Legal Studies; and Real Estate. 
03/04/21 1:42am
Sixty percent of survey respondents who identified as African American or Black reported that someone once claimed their racial identity unfairly contributed to their acceptance to the Engineering School, in comparison to 7.81% of Asian and 7.58% of white respondents.
03/03/21 6:47pm
Each year the award is given to four to six graduating seniors, recent graduates, professional students, or current graduate students at Penn to fund two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom.
03/03/21 1:22am
The disruption has prompted financial concerns for students who may now require additional semesters of funding.
03/02/21 2:15am
While Penn Global Seminars include an abroad component either during winter break, spring break, or summer break, where students visit the country they learn about in class, the courses now follow the Collaborative Online International Learning format. 
02/28/21 11:54pm
Multiple posts levy accusations against Penn’s Chemistry Department, leading the department to apologize to certain students for their "negative experiences" related to the department, but the University as a whole has taken no such steps. 
02/23/21 1:31am
Many students experienced fatigue, struggles with time management and concentration, and stress as a result of confinement and the illness itself.
02/16/21 11:20pm
The possible merger is part of a broader trend in higher education, as universities have lost out on room and board money during the COVID-19 pandemic.
02/15/21 2:38am
The DP spoke to seven professors about their takeaways on a virtual education.
02/09/21 10:38pm
The project documents dispossessions of land, embodiments, and cultural values in the Americas from 1492 to today.
02/03/21 1:48am
Students and faculty participating in the limited number of in-person classes offered this spring are positively focusing on resuming safe instruction amid the ongoing pandemic.
02/02/21 11:59pm
The Moelis Advance Access Program is a deferred admission program that allows undergraduate students to apply for deferred admission to the Wharton MBA after two to four years of work experience.
02/01/21 11:46pm
Under the new format, classes will start at one of eight designated start times beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 8:30 p.m. Students will have at minimum 15 minutes between classes.
02/01/21 9:30pm
Irvine Auditorium is the only COVID-19 testing location set to open on Tuesday, for symptomatic and close-contact COVID-19 testing only.
02/01/21 2:57am
Some students who had previously taken a gap semester in the fall opted to turn their time off into a full gap year to pursue extracurricular hobbies and internships.
01/31/21 11:43pm
SCUE releases a White Paper every five years recommending long-term changes to Penn's academic policies. This year's paper was set to be released in 2020, but was delayed due to COVID-19.
01/28/21 11:50pm
Deans' discouragement towards the pass/fail grading option has left students feeling disheartened with Penn's attitude towards mental health.
01/27/21 1:26am
Schuyler, who believed his speech at an archaeological conference was being suppressed, said he used the Nazi phrase and salute to reference limits on free speech in Nazi Germany.