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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.

08/30/23 11:01pm
This Transfer Critical Writing Seminar is a pilot program and if it is successful, it will be considered again for future semesters. 
08/28/23 10:27pm
“Definitely focus on the card in front of you, but don’t lose sight of the brilliant array of cards around you,” Penn President Liz Magill said. 
08/21/23 4:55pm
From exploring new interests to taking care of yourself, upperclassmen give advice to the Class of 2027. 
07/27/23 12:27am
Participants in this year's Wharton's Global Youth Leadership in the Business World summer program learned about the university's ties to slavery in an augmented-reality campus tour. 
07/20/23 12:08am
Wharton Dean Erika James will oversee leadership, planning, and resources at Pomona College effective on July 1, 2024.
07/19/23 11:58pm
Professor Ben-Porath, who has taught in the Graduate School of Education since 2004, will step into the role Sept. 1.
07/13/23 12:12am
An investigation by the Office of Research Integrity found that former Penn professor William Armstead misrepresented the results of his research in five published papers and various grant materials.
07/03/23 12:03pm
The new center aims to advance Penn’s capabilities in quantum research by facilitating collaboration across several STEM fields. 
06/28/23 5:15pm
In addition to hearing the admissions report for the Class of 2027, Board of Trustees approved resolutions to establish a Department of Cinema and Media Studies and a Department of Historic Preservation.
06/15/23 12:18am
The Fulbright Program grant recipients will have the opportunity to pursue graduate study, conduct research, or teach English internationally for up to 12 months.
06/07/23 10:58pm
"Introduction to Disability Studies" will be offered for the first time this fall, providing students with the opportunity to explore disability through an interdisciplinary lens.
05/31/23 4:18pm
The tool, called DragGAN, is one of many AI tools that have become widely available for public use. 
05/24/23 11:24pm
Ousterhout taught at Penn for 10 years until his retirement in 2017, and was one of the leading scholars in Byzantine studies. 
05/24/23 11:14pm
Offit and Roberts join a cohort of scholars and leaders that are being recognized for their contributions toward a wide variety of disciplines. 
04/25/23 8:46pm
The Shakespeare Sonnet Contest commemorates the 400th anniversary of the publication of William Shakespeare’s First Folio. 
04/24/23 12:02am
The prizes are awarded annually to Penn seniors for the development and undertaking of a post-graduation project that aims to positively impact the world. 
04/20/23 7:55pm
The NROTC’s primary focus is preparing students to immediately enter the Navy after they graduate.
04/19/23 10:58pm
The library first closed on Monday due to a "serious" failure of a chilled water pump that flooded the library's basement mechanical room in the morning.
04/19/23 7:52pm
Ureña's primary role will be to oversee academic advising programs in the College.
04/16/23 11:30pm
Wax said she would take Penn to court if she is punished, calling the University "ruthless" and "unprincipled."