The initiative hopes to restore and conserve the city and its culture after the Islamic State destroyed important cultural sites of minority groups, such as Christians and Yazidis.
5,357 evacuees arrived in Philadelphia County — more than any other metropolitan area outside of Florida, the Bronx, and Massachusetts.
This year, RealArts@Penn is offering 24 internships in industries such as publishing, television, and museum administration.
Wharton senior Dotun Adejare, Wharton and Engineering senior Johnathan Chen, and Zhongyuan "Echo" Zeng, a candidate for a master's in city planning, received the scholarship last month.
All members of the Penn community can audition to join one of the diverse musical groups, which range from the jazz group to the Symphony Orchestra and the Arab Music Ensemble.
The fellowship will consist of six seminars focusing on the human side of medicine rather than the technical side.
"I could wait for 2 hours and still not have gotten help," Engineering sophomore Derya Yavuz said. "That's just a very frustrating situation, and it's like that every single time."
Poor course evaluations signal to the department that the instructor should be placed into another course, or the instructor’s standing in the tenure process should be reevaluated.
Throughout the semester, students will hear from expert guest lecturers and will work on their own piece of nonfiction writing such as a memoir, investigative article, narrative long-form story, or medical science piece.
Egan, a well-known contemporary writer, won the Pulitzer Prize for her 2011 novel, 'A Visit from the Goon Squad' and she most recently published the book, 'Manhattan Beach.'
A rough design for this new space is expected to be completed in mid-January, and a more specific timeline for the project will be determined once the design is finished.
The Annenberg researchers found that marijuana use does not increase conduct problems like school truancy or stealing in a recently published study.
From 2003 to 2017, Penn saw a 37.18 percent decline in degrees awarded in the humanities and a 19.57 percent decrease in degrees awarded in the social sciences.
Building on prior research that examined class stratification and other social factors, Meredith Tamminga is specifically looking at the reasons behind changes in the pronunciation of various words.
The research could reveal new information and challenge assumptions about early human history in Africa.
This high demand leaves some students stuck on waitlists, unable to satisfy computer science courses that are required for their majors and minors.
Moore was named one of 32 American Rhodes Scholars out of 880 applicants who were endorsed by their colleges.
The Penn First Graduate Association formed earlier this semester to support first-generation, low-income graduate students.
Cheney, whose research exposed the complex thinking of primates, was praised as a 'spectacular scientist,' The New York Times reported.
Penn does not have any standing sustainability professors — only lecturers, adjunct, and visiting professors — and professor Irina Marinov is the only standing faculty member studying climate science.