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Robert Ghrist, an acclaimed applied mathematics researcher, will begin his new position on July 1.
Second-year students in the Wharton MBA Program for Executives founded CSG in 2022 to invest in sports franchises.
The Bonner Community Scholars Program aims to increase access to higher education for first-generation and low-income students.
King will join Wharton as a professor in health care management from the Yale School of Management.
Economics majors are no longer required to take MATH 1400: "Calculus I" and MATH 1410: "Calculus II."
The agreements will allow the three universities to collaborate on research and initiatives aiming to improve oral health.
The ABA House of Delegates rejected a proposed revision to its accreditation standards that would end the mandatory use of admission tests such as the LSAT.
The new collection of award-winning children's books features characters from diverse backgrounds.
Engheta is among nine laureates recognized by the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia for outstanding achievements in science, engineering, and industry.
The DP examined the key players in the Wax proceedings, which include eight faculty members whose appointments span multiple schools at Penn.
The restoration will include new HVAC systems, upgraded windows and roofing, all-gender restrooms, updates to office suites and classrooms, and new elevators.
Jackson, who is also the Richard Perry University professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will succeed Interim Provost Beth Winkelstein.
The analysis found that Penn has only 24 days off this academic year out of all weekdays, reading days, and exam days in the school year.
The 2023 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings feature eight Penn professors among 200 total scholars.
ChatGPT, which was developed by OpenAI, can complete tasks like writing essays or code and solving math problems.
College seniors Ryan Jeong and Arnav Lal are among the 16 Churchill Scholars selected nationwide.
The DP conducted an analysis of research spending at Penn based on data released last month by the National Science Foundation.
The confirmation of former Penn President Amy Gutmann as the United States ambassador to Germany at the beginning of 2022 set into motion a months-long presidential transition.
The grant is given over a six-year time period and is intended to allow schools “to continue their critical work to build capacity for inclusion of all students in science.”
Dani S. Bassett, a professor of bioengineering at Penn, will join their twin Perry Zurn, an associate professor of philosophy at American University, to talk about the process behind writing the book.