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04/15/18 6:54pm
Started just a few weeks ago, the group has already shared profiles of Penn students interested in hiking, scuba diving, and video editing.
04/15/18 6:01pm
Penn Global reported receiving 621 applications for Penn Global Internship Program, about three times more than last year. GIP placed 180 students in summer internships abroad, 61 more than last summer. 
04/12/18 9:41pm
PennDesign has consistently fallen in one of the top two spots for Penn's most tuition-dependent schools for the past several years, placing first in 2017.
04/11/18 8:29pm
The new program allows Penn seniors to apply for an advance spot in the Wharton MBA program before they graduate.
04/09/18 10:17pm
Medical School professor David Asch, the study’s principal investigator, said the researchers sought to examine whether limiting the hours in a shift would lead to less fatigue and fewer errors made by trainees.
04/09/18 8:19pm
The first-ever Hult Prize Ivy competition culminated in Houston Hall on Saturday, where finalists on six teams pitched social impact projects to a panel of judges. 
04/09/18 6:15pm
Wax has become known to make controversial statements promoting 'bourgeois culture' and most recently declared that black students rarely graduate top of their class.
04/08/18 4:59pm
Dean of the Wharton School Geoffrey Garrett, who gave a keynote speech to open the conference, describes blockchain as 'an alternative way to do money.'
04/08/18 1:47pm
The National Association of Scholars, often characterized as a conservative advocacy group combatting a "liberal bias" in education, will present the Peter Shaw Award to Wax on April 12.
04/07/18 3:31pm
The column was published in light of the recent scandal surrounding political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, which accessed private data from over 50 million Facebook users.
04/04/18 11:13pm
Kelly Cleary will replace longtime director of the program Inge Herman, who left Penn abruptly mid-October of last year, to many students' confusion.
04/04/18 8:51pm
Although students and faculty members share confidence in Park’s leadership, many expressed concerns about the future of the program especially since there are no clear plans for Park's replacement after next year. 
04/04/18 7:19pm
Albington Senior High School announced plans to rename the school after a donation from Schwarzman, sparking outrage among the community.
04/03/18 9:55pm
Two professors have been developing a course, tentatively titled “Science of Data Ethics,” that they hope to offer to undergraduate students in the spring of the 2018-2019 academic year. 
04/02/18 8:56pm
The William P. Lauder Wharton Leadership Fellows pairs MBA second-year students with first-year students to facilitate learning leadership qualities using 'practical tools and concrete strategies.'
04/01/18 9:41pm
On Feb. 22, members of the U.K.’s University and College Union began a month-long strike program to protest changes to their pension plans.
04/01/18 8:11pm
Vice Provost of University Life Valarie Swain Cade-McCoullum announced Rose's retirement to VPUL directors on March 13, writing that 'Pat is a Penn pioneer in an iconic position.'
03/31/18 6:14pm
Two days after the scandal was revealed, students began petitioning administrators for the university president's resignation letter and the disarmament of campus police.
03/31/18 2:47pm
Are you a student in the College looking to get more bang for your buck in your fall 2018 course load? Here's a list of all the classes next semester that will let you "double-count."
03/30/18 6:57pm
“Prestige is harmful to organizations in that it draws attention to their potential hypocrisy,” the researchers concluded.