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Academics

01/29/10 4:33am

Like business schools nationwide, Wharton is getting creative

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.
01/29/10 4:30am

Wharton connects students and alumni

The Wharton Alumni Relations Council launched its new Wharton Alumni Wisdom Newsletter.
01/28/10 4:24am
On Jan. 12, eight third-year Penn Law students traveled to Washington, D.C., to assist attorney Karl Hays in defending Jacquelyn Abbott, the defendant in an international custody case, before the U.S. Supreme Court.
01/28/10 4:16am
Penning will receive the 2010 Distinguished Service Award from the National Postdoctoral Association at their annual conference, held from Mar. 12-14 in Philadelphia.
01/27/10 7:30am

New rules, budget may impact Penn Med research funding

For researchers at Penn and other institutions, the new ethics rules and budget to be announced by National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins may have an impact on both current and future research.
01/27/10 7:27am

Penn geologists receive grant for research in Puerto Rico

Researchers from the University have recently been awarded a $4.35-million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Critical Zone Observatory in Puerto Rico.
01/27/10 7:21am
In a new integrative and discussion-based course — CIS-125 Technology and Policy — undergraduate and graduate students grapple with the legal issues that relate to the advancement of technology.
01/26/10 6:33am

Law School reaches out to disadvantaged students

The Penn Law Outreach Program is designed to help talented undergraduate students from disadvantaged backgrounds apply to and succeed in law school.
01/22/10 6:15am

Faculty show wide gender gap

Though more women are going to college than ever before — 71.5 percent of 2008 U.S. high-school graduates, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics — this doesn’t mean more women are becoming professors.
01/21/10 6:24am

Nursing students get credit for H1N1 clinics

This winter, Penn Nursing students were enlisted to carry out the process of inoculation for the H1N1 virus. At the same time, these students earned credit for the clinical portion of their community health courses.
01/21/10 6:19am

InTouch glitch, tardy professors cause grade delays

Along with some professors being unable to finish grading in time, Penn Computing, experienced a glitch on the morning of the deadline for faculty to post grades. The error prevented both students and professors from logging in to the system.
01/20/10 7:05am
Demonstrating the Wharton School’s growing emphasis on leadership, yesterday marked the opening of the newly renovated Wharton Leadership Program and the Center for Leadership and Change Management.
01/20/10 3:48am

Chaim Potok donates manuscripts to Van Pelt

Rabbi Chaim Potok, the author of the best-selling novel The Chosen, bequeathed his personal papers to Penn upon his death in 2002.
01/20/10 12:40am

Connecting the blogosphere with prehistory

Penn Museum Digital Media Director Amy Ellsworth recently created an in-depth blog about her experiences in the Laotian city of Luang Prabang — an area whose prehistory has never been examined by modern archaeology.
01/19/10 6:00am
After spending 15 years at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, Daud Ali has returned to the United States, where he is learning the ropes of American academia.
01/19/10 4:43am

Wharton Executive Education focuses on client relationships

The economic crisis has resulted in the creation of the Wharton Wealth Management Initiative’s Client Relationship Program — a new three-day program that recognizes the importance of communication between investors and financial advisors.
01/15/10 4:35am

SAS introduces new minor

Students will be able to add an International Development minor to their worksheets soon, according to Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Dennis DeTurck.
01/15/10 2:04am

Study on nursing degrees fuels debate

Visiting scholar's study faces backlash from those who feel like making the bachelor’s degree the minimum requirement would be detrimental, especially given the current nursing shortage and financial crisis.
01/14/10 3:54am

Penn Law sees rise in minority students, despite national trend

While nationwide law school enrollment has been on the rise, the number of African-American and Mexican-American students enrolled in law school has noticeably decreased in recent years.
01/14/10 3:12am

Penn Law students present research to Pa. legislature on penalties for various offenses

Last month, a Penn School of Law study found discrepancies between what citizens believe a penalty for an offense would be and what Pennsylvania law states the actual penalty would be.