The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs of the Government of India awarded a $2 million grant to the University on Thursday to support Penn’s Center for the Advanced Study of India.
From sector requirements to study abroad, the 2010 White Paper compiles the Student Committee on Undergraduate Education’s most important suggestions for improving academics.
Students have formed an Undergraduate Advisory Board to address the need for more faculty in the South Asia Students Department.
Online courses are becoming more popular than ever nationwide — and Penn is no exception to the trend.
Of the 30 scholarships awarded to Americans this year, three went to Penn students — College seniors Donielle Johnson and Jill Portnoy and Penn Law graduate Amanda Marzullo.
This year, three Penn students received the Thouron Award, which will fund their pursuit of a graduate degree at a United Kingdom university for up to two years.
Two students participating in On-Campus Recruitment made “egregious” changes to their paperwork before sending it to employers, according to Career Services.
When Penn was founded the faculty consisted solely of white, Christian males. Now, out of a standing faculty of 2,549 professors, there are 704 women and 411 minority faculty members
Experts, including those at the Wharton School, say that “blemishes” on an application do not necessarily prevent a student from gaining admission to a prestigious business school.
Following the meeting of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Mitigation of Natural Disasters last year, Useem and Kunreuther decided to put together Learning from Catastrophes — a book they hoped would address the many issues surrounding natural disasters.
With its financial influence on the rise, “China will probably be the largest economy in the world for the rest of this century,” stated Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Carlyle Group David Rubenstein during his keynote for the Wharton China Business Forum.
The Penn Fellows program is an initiative for mid-career faculty who display “outstanding academic achievement and strong leadership potential,” Director of Faculty Development and Equity at the Office of the Provost Lubna Mian said.
Moving course evaluations from the traditional pencil-and-paper format to an online ratings system significantly increased the number of evaluations that were completed.
CURF and the CURF Undergraduate Advisory Board held its first-ever Undergraduate Research Symposium yesterday
Gayle Laakmann, current Wharton MBA student and former Google, Microsoft and Apple employee, gave a lecture Thursday to a crowd of Computer Science and Engineering students about how to successfully interview with software companies.
Over 60 percent of students tackle the College requirements, but few may know their origin or how they compare to the other Ivies'.
Preceptorials are small non-credit seminars led by faculty members and organized by students that take place three times over the course of the semester.
Penn, in collaboration with Long-Term Quality Alliance, will now play a role in improving care for and increasing awareness of people in need of long-term care.
A massive decrease in scholarly job opportunities — especially those in language and literature — has brought the challenges doctoral candidates in these areas face into the national spotlight.
Business schools all over the world are recognizing that their students need to learn to think creatively and critically just as much as they need to learn traditional business skills like finance and accounting. Wharton is no exception.