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Academics

10/01/18 12:42am
Before introducing the term 'highly–aided,' SFS identified these students as 'high–need.” Many didn't know, however, whether they qualified, in part because SFS did not publicly disclose the specific qualifications for a high–need student. 
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.