Drexel University nursing students, among others, outscored Penn School of Nursing students on the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX exams, for 2009.
Arabic Knowledge@Wharton will include articles centered on the Middle East’s growing economic importance to the global economy in both English and Arabic.
Recently, students were asked to write their suggestions and thoughts on post-its on message boards throughout the Nursing School.
Students’ career prospects are also unlikley to be affected by Wharton's drop in BusinessWeek rankings, according to Career Services.
A 17-person History honors thesis class is leading a charge to protest the tenure denial of their thesis seminar advisor, Ronald Granieri.
The school fell to fourth place this year in BusinessWeek's 2010 Undergraduate Business School Rankings. It was ranked third last year after being in first for several years.
Professor William LaFleur of the East Asian Languages and Civilizations Department died suddenly from a heart attack on Feb. 26, according to the Office of the Provost. He was on leave this semester.
The choice of study reflects the overall broadening focus of economics, which has begun to include social spheres of life beyond money and markets.
The Research Council of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly recently provided over 80 applicants with grants for the spring. The recipients — students from the seven research schools — will present their work at conferences around the world.
This month, School of Design students and faculty have gained recognition beyond the classroom in two different competitions — the 2010 Emerging New York Architects open ideas competition and Brazil’s International Design Competition.
Penn Nursing Dean Afaf Meleis and the entire nursing faculty is working on its strategic plan — a set of goals that it hopes to address over the next five years.
The theme for this year’s Penn Humanities Forum is “Connections,” which addresses not only the increasing human connections taking place in the world, but those between the different humanities departments at Penn as well.
In line with the Year of Water theme, Penn Reading Project coordinators announced that the 2010-2011 book selection will be The Big Necessity: The Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why It Matters by Rose George.
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.