The Digital Media Design program provides undergrads with an Engineering degree, but it also requires classes in communications and fine arts to prepare students for the ever-expanding world of computer graphics.
A recent survey on class participation conducted by the UA Academic Affairs committee drew attention to students’ expectations and comfort levels for speaking up in class.
While males dominate the School of Engineering and Applied Science in terms of both students and faculty, Engineering women still have a strong presence at Penn.
An all-time high of 26 Penn students applied for the Rhodes Scholarship this year, seven of whom were named as finalists.
Though master's of business administration graduates can celebrate the fact that hiring is up, signing bonuses are down and salaries remain flat.
Nursing and Wharton senior GJ Melendez-Torres and College and Wharton senior Kristin Hall received 2011 Marshall Scholarships, allowing them to pursue a master's degree, free of charge.
The list of Rhodes Scholarship domestic winners came out Sunday, and neither Penn students nor recent alumni made the cut. Last year, one Penn student was a Rhodes scholar.
There are instances when bad publicity equals good publicity. Wharton marketing professor Jonah Berger found this to be the case in a recent study conducted alongside two Stanford University professors.
French Studies, a subsection of Penn's Department of Romance Languages, will have fewer course offerings and faculty members next year.
In a ranking released last week by Bloomberg Businessweek of the best business schools nationwide, the Wharton School came in third.
Penn students’ hectic schedules rarely permit them to spare a minute. But, thanks to the 60-Second Lecture series, those who do reap substantial rewards.
Penn's absence from the Fulbright Scholar "top producers" is a result of unusual circumstances. Of 13 scholars granted the fellowship last year, four declined for personal reasons.
Penn students have long been creating their own majors but recently they have been designing their own courses as well.
In an effort to approach student stress from a fresh angle, Counseling and Psychological Services is studying methods of having students — rather than professionals — help their peers. CAPS hopes to eventually develop a program promoting student-to-student stress relief.
Noted linguist and Penn alumnus Noam Chomsky delivered a lecture titled “Should we study language? If so, how?”
The University Honor Council plays the dual role of advising students on issues of academic integrity and also sitting on the panel at hearings for students facing a violation of the Code of Academic Integrity or Code of Student Conduct.
By registering in the Global Activities Registry, Penn students abroad can not only identify every Penn person in their area, but also receive automatic e-mails from Penn based on the area in which they are residing.
While 91% of Americans studying languages in high school and college choose French, German, Italian or Spanish, Penn offers many ‘less commonly taught languages’
The South Asia Studies department has shrunk to about one third of its former size due to the combination of the struggling economy and a period of departmental transition.
Thanks to two major anonymous donations, Penn’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library will begin the first stage of renovations at the end of this month.