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Academics

09/30/18 11:30pm
Wax explained her perspective in an digital talk with Brown University professor Glenn Loury as a part of his online discussion series, "The Glenn Show."
09/30/18 9:59pm
Nursing students must spend 12-16 hours per week over the course of five semesters working at clinical sites scattered throughout the Philadelphia area.
09/29/18 4:25pm
In early September, 1983 Wharton graduate Marc J. Leder donated $2 million to the Behavior Change for Good Initiative, which started two years ago. 
09/29/18 3:20pm
The program is also being implemented by universities in a total of five states. In Pennsylvania, Penn is joined by two other schools: West Chester University and Duquesne University.
09/27/18 9:55pm
Wharton MBA graduates are leading HUNGRY and LocalStove, two companies which recently merged to help connect corporate offices’ to high-quality catering from local chefs. 
09/27/18 8:57pm
The film professor plans to extend the center’s outreach to include more academic disciplines and underrepresented student groups.
09/27/18 7:53pm
International students who major in STEM-designated programs are eligible for an extension allowing them to work in the U.S. on their student visa for a longer time than graduates with other degrees. 
09/26/18 3:38pm
In April, students and members of the department were emailed and given the option to submit their pronouns to be publicly shared on the website. 
09/21/18 5:23pm
Penn is unique in offering Mongolian as a language, as only a few universities in the U.S., such as Indiana University and  UC Berkeley, offer it as a language option.
09/20/18 9:46pm
Specifically within Philadelphia County, the Germantown Friends School and the Julia R. Masterman School both ranked first, while the William Penn Charter School ranked third.
09/15/18 1:06pm
For many students who planned on transferring or pursuing dual degrees, this policy shift, which was never formally announced, has made it nearly impossible.
09/11/18 9:32pm
While academic archives are useful for those who have access to them, not all students do. A survey from the UA found that only one third of 300 student respondents reported having access to such resources.
09/11/18 2:43pm
The new rules place a hard cap on the number of credits an undergraduate can take, limiting students to seven and a half course units per semester. 
09/10/18 8:50pm
The CIS department chair is calling on non-major students to provide input on which new courses to create. 
08/31/18 12:31am
Former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, is expected to teach some classes on foreign policy and potentially give a keynote speech as part of his fellowship, Philly.com reported. 
08/29/18 9:43pm
As the PWC Director, she oversaw the establishment of Penn Violence Prevention and the center's first lactation room. 
08/29/18 1:15pm
Bachman will replace John L. Jackson, Jr., who was appointed dean of the Annenberg School For Communication last spring. Both appointments will be effective Jan. 1, 2019. 
08/28/18 1:50pm
Some student leaders in the first-generation, low-income community have expressed concern about the lack of student input in forming the office.
08/27/18 11:39pm
School of Arts and Sciences Dean Steven Fluharty announced a number of structural changes to the Fels Institute including the appointment of two faculty program directors in May. 
08/27/18 11:23pm
Each course offered through the online MCIT program will cost $2,500, and the total cost of the program will be $26,300.