The project was a part of MGMT 203's “Swag Day,” in which teams of students have to bring in an item or experience they obtained for free.
Students in the class learn about classic epics from the West, such as "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey," and epics from the East, including "Gilgamesh" and "Ramayana."
Sal Caputo, director of Facilities Management for Van Pelt, said that the renovation will include new carpeting, paint, soft furniture, and a rewiring of the electrical system.
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The partnership has allowed access to unique primary sources including original photographs, architectural drawings, and historical maps from Philadelphia.
Students currently enrolled said they appreciate the class for its practical life lessons and pragmatic approach to personal finance.
The initiative, now in its second year, helps students from underrepresented backgrounds earn a master's degree and prepare for fast-track admission to Penn’s mathematics Ph.D. program.
On Feb. 27, four students sent a petition to Penn administrators calling for solutions to the frequent ceiling leakages and pest infestations in the building.
Leprosy is an infectious disease that starts out as bacterial infection and affects the skin and the nerves. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 150 to 250 cases are reported in the United States each year.
The program’s courses will be interdisciplinary and aim to teach students to become engaged citizens.
The letter, which was sent to Vice Dean for Finance and Administration Matthew Lane Wednesday, petitions Penn to resolve the persistent maintenance issues that students and faculty working in DRL have faced for years.
Business and education leaders stressed the importance of expanding education so more people can learn to use data analytics and become involved in the future economy.
Students are currently able to major in mathematical economics, which has a significantly heavier mathematics course load and is four course units more than the traditional major.
While SRFS scrapped their efforts to improve accessibility to work-study jobs, students continue to criticize the process of finding these positions.
The system will be especially helpful for veterans who were exposed to burn pits, a common occurrence in overseas bases.
The influential poet recently won the Bollingen Prize, one of the highest awards for an American poet, for his book of "Near/Miss."
There are currently three videos in the series, all about five minutes long, which feature Hawk and Porter analyzing the Penn manuscripts in front of a green screen with Star Wars backgrounds.
The Lean Library Access browser extension allows students to access materials directly through an online search instead of through the Penn Libraries website.
The program aims to teach how to design structures that account for the instability presented by climate change, addressing issues such as major storms and sea level rise.
Penn Medicine officials said the design plan will now allow for quicker room conversion, more greeting space for visitors, and patients will be able to change room conditions with new technology.