When College seniors Eric Augenbraun, Cami King, Joshua Bennett, Jon Howard and Chloe Wayne planned to launch the first Africana Studies undergraduate journal in the United States, their goal was to fill what they found to be a surprising gap in the academic community at large.
Only 83 percent of the MBA students who graduated in the spring reported having been offered a full-time position, a drop from previous years.
Penn mixes an Ivy League education with a strong arts program, an attraction to many arts-minded students.
For the second year, College sophomores, juniors and seniors are being offered an opportunity to gain hands-on teaching experience in one of three West Philadelphia high schools.
The Student Committee on Undergraduate Education, the Undergraduate Assembly and the Office of the Provost are working to encourage faculty to post course syllabi online.
Considering buying those socks for your dad this Christmas? Before making the purchase, Wharton Professor Joel Waldfogel says you should think twice.
The Webster County Cancer Education Project, a collaborative program between the Nursing School and various health and service providers, benefits a rural Appalachian community in West Virginia.
Students in Kenny Goldsmith’s class are working to define “queer voice” in art — which Goldsmith said nobody has been able to do easily.
The idea of stitching circuitry into clothing may seem like a concept gleaned from the pages of a science-fiction novel set centuries into the future.
During a Career Services program Tuesday night, the international health expert described how his experience learning the Inuktitut dialect while doing research in the Arctic as a student of anthropology ultimately jump-started his career in global health.
Last night, students interested in publishing, books and zombies witnessed the brains behind The New York Times bestseller, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies — Jason Rekulak.
Through the Education Pipeline, Faculty, residents and students in the Medical School, as well as Penn undergraduates, teach Sayre students topics relating to neuroscience, cardiology, infectious disease and endocrinology.
While MBA enrollment at Wharton has increased in the recession, that rise has not been drastic. Other schools have seen increases.
Electrical and Systems Engineering and Bioengineering professor Nader Engheta has created a cloaking device that makes objects “less visible” to the human eye, he said.
Students in professor Jonathan Fiene’s Design of Mechatronic Systems class do in a week what other engineers do in two months.
Last week, eight third-year Penn Law students attended a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on a case they had helped research in coursework for the school’s Supreme Court Clinic.
Despite the School of Veterinary Medicine’s prestigious status as a research institution, Penn Police is on the lookout at every event for animal rights activists protesting the unfair treatment of research subjects.
Sen. Tom Coburn (R- Ok.) proposed an amendment that would prohibit the NSF from “wasting federal research funding on political science projects.”
Some students don’t enter a classroom for class. Instead, they work with the United Nations or design buildings in Abu Dhabi.
Every Monday, students operate the United Community Clinic out of the First African Presbyterian Church between 41st and Girard Streets.