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Academics

There’s always something new going on at Penn’s four undergraduate schools and 12 graduate schools. Look here for information on upcoming academic initiatives, new classes and research conducted by professors and students.

12/07/22 1:38am
The Mitchell Scholarship accepted only 12 students out of 306 applicants this year, and Balasubramanian will pursue a master’s degree in philosophy at Trinity College Dublin.
11/30/22 10:01pm
Researchers have developed a new flu vaccine that can protect against all 20 known flu subtypes and can potentially protect against new strains in the future.
11/29/22 12:15am
Researchers used a new cellphone application to track teen drivers and found that adolescents, regardless of sex, tend to adopt dangerous behaviors on the road which lead to car crashes.
11/27/22 11:53pm
While Penn is the only Ivy League institution to offer the language in such a capacity, the program suffers from lack of resources and currently has no full-time faculty members.
11/21/22 1:20am
Mann leads various efforts to tackle communication challenges related to climate change and sustainability to the general public and policymakers.
11/17/22 1:32am
Baum served as a professor of radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine and as the chair of the department for over 20 years.
11/16/22 12:21am
The walkout comes just a few weeks before final examinations begin for students, but the UC system has stated that all its campuses will remain open with continuing operations and instruction.
11/16/22 12:11am
These new partnerships have been added over the past two years, some immediately before and several during the COVID-19 pandemic.
11/15/22 8:43am
1997 Wharton graduate Wendy Holman, her husband Wayne Holman, and their family donated the multimillion dollar gift to Penn to rename the library and fund its upkeep.
11/11/22 12:26am
The Daily Pennsylvanian spoke to upperclassmen and faculty who offered three main pieces of advice for first-year students.
11/11/22 12:24am
The Daily Pennsylvanian made a list of fun classes with low difficulty ratings that are scheduled for next spring.
11/10/22 1:38am
Performing arts groups at Penn often have rehearsal schedules throughout the semester that range from 6 to 20 hours a week.
11/07/22 11:18pm
Advance course registration for spring 2023 closes on Nov. 13.
11/04/22 4:09am
The decision to create virtual, flexible education options comes in the wake of decreased enrollment in MBA programs, hesitations about the cost of education, and a competitive job market.
11/03/22 2:45am
The discussion focused on Konnikova's two recent bestsellers, "The Biggest Bluff" and "The Confidence Game."
11/02/22 2:27am
O’Connor served as a professor of ancient Egyptian history and archeology and as a curator of the Penn Museum's Egyptian collection, according to the Penn Almanac.
10/26/22 11:13pm
The event discussed the causes behind migration trends in Europe, the resurgence of anti-immigration biases, and what the European Union and the United Kingdom can do to support migrants.
10/26/22 9:14pm
Annenberg School for Communication Dean John Jackson hosted the event in Irvine Auditorium.
10/26/22 5:54pm
Penn Charter, founded by William Penn, is believed to be the oldest Quaker school globally in the United States.
10/25/22 12:30am
Gil Hovav is the great-grandson of Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, who began the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language.