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Academics

01/25/22 10:51pm
Strohminger's tweet mentioned that one student had estimated that the average salary was $800,000 per year. In reality, the average American worker only made $53,383 in 2020.
01/25/22 9:40pm
GTP will receive up to $100 million through the sponsored research agreement over 15 years and have access to a 700,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility.
01/20/22 10:45pm
Two Perelman School of Medicine Professors were awarded $3 million dollars in Vietnam for their breakthrough mRNA research which led to the technology behind the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.
01/20/22 10:09pm
This change means that Dartmouth will no longer consider an applicant's ability to pay in evaluating international students, as well as U.S. citizens and permanent residents. 
01/18/22 5:04pm
In the statement, Penn Law School Dean Ted Ruger wrote that complaints from Penn community members about Wax, who is a tenured University professor, motivated his decision to initiate the sanctions process.
01/17/22 10:57pm
Penn accepted 15.63% of early decision applicants to the Class of 2026. Admission was offered to 1,218 students, comprising around half of the Class of 2026.
01/17/22 10:45pm
Recognized as a distinguished sociologist, and a “founding father of the field of Communication,”  Katz authored over 20 books and 175 articles and book chapters during his lifetime.
01/17/22 10:38pm
The letter criticizes Wax, who is a tenured University professor, for making generalizations that are “a betrayal of the prestigious platform granted to faculty of an Ivy-League university.” 
01/13/22 6:38pm
In a wide-ranging interview, covering topics spanning from Penn Medicine and University fundraising to fly fishing, Magill spoke to The Daily Pennsylvanian after the announcement.
01/13/22 3:52pm
Magill served as provost of University of Virginia and dean at Stanford Law School and is known for her commitment to law and leadership in higher education. 
01/12/22 11:36pm
Postponed final exams from the fall will be made up during the beginning of the spring semester in the same format they were offered previously.
01/12/22 9:56pm
Most libraries are open under Winter Break's shortened hours and access is limited to only Penn community members through Jan. 23. 
01/11/22 10:53pm
TIME's Editor-in-Chief described Elon Musk, who graduated from the College and Wharton in 1997, as an “example of a massive shift in our society.”
01/05/22 12:49am
An online petition calling on Penn to suspend Wax and reform the University's tenure policy has been signed by over 800 people.
12/23/21 2:19pm
On-campus housing move-in, which was previously scheduled to begin on Jan. 8, will begin on Jan. 15 and in-person classes will resume on Jan. 24. 
12/14/21 2:36pm
McGann dedicated most of his life’s work to the development and interconnection of think tanks on a global scale.
12/12/21 6:23pm
The petition calls for final exams for large lecture classes to be moved online, citing several grievances with the enforcement of the PennOpen Pass self-reporting system and difficulties with social distancing in classrooms. 
12/09/21 11:44pm
College senior Daniel Ruiz de la Concha and 2019 Wharton graduates Shuxi (Shirley) Liu and Heather Tang were awarded the scholarship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.
12/09/21 7:03pm
Penn's climate-related initiatives ranged from its commitment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 to its second annual Climate Week, and most recently, its decision to halt new investments in fossil fuels.
12/09/21 6:59pm
Classes remained largely virtual until fall 2021, when in-person instruction — as well as the on-campus party scene — resumed.