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Academics

11/01/21 12:52am
Many professors incorporated benefits they found from using online platforms during the pandemic into their midterms this semester, adding that the return to in-person learning has eliminated concerns of academic integrity.
10/31/21 9:26pm
Fee’s surviving spouse, Mary Garofalo, donated personal papers the leading scholar wrote during her time as a pioneer in advocacy, health, and history.
10/31/21 7:44pm
The collaboration is dedicated to generating discussion and research on environmental justice, the climate crisis, and public engagement. 
10/28/21 11:19pm
Among the Ivy League, Penn ranked in the middle of the pack, with Harvard ranked No. 1, Columbia ranked No. 6, and Yale ranked No. 12. 
10/27/21 2:37pm
Students who have not received a COVID-19 test since Oct. 19 are in danger of receiving red passes and have until Oct. 30 to get tested.
10/27/21 1:00am
Students who receive testing accommodations are frustrated by an alleged lack of communication and organization from Penn’s Weingarten Learning Resources Center and Disability Services as they have transitioned to in-person exams.
10/26/21 12:31am
One of the most commonly reported issues is professors who aren’t accommodating students who must miss in-person classes due to health reasons.
10/25/21 12:50am
The findings from the Annenberg researchers indicate that mandates work to improve vaccination rates among Americans.
10/25/21 12:26am
The podcast, called “Med Legs," currently has eight episodes including topics like applying and interviewing for medical school to navigating academics as a FGLI student.
10/21/21 11:39pm
Both first years and sophomores are taking their first set of in-person midterms this semester, as sophomores took their exams online last year. 
10/21/21 8:22pm
Advance course registration for spring 2022 opens Nov. 1 and closes Nov. 14.
10/20/21 11:26pm
The event, “Conspiracy Theory and Political Culture, Past and Present,” covered topics ranging from the use of social media as a means to spread conspiracy theories, to the future prevalence of conspiracy theories in American political culture.
10/20/21 11:18pm
Students said they did not receive proper accommodations when the center, housed in Biotech Commons, closed for reconstruction.
10/20/21 11:15pm
The donation will contribute to a new testing location scheduled to open in the fall of 2022 for students who need accommodations.
10/19/21 10:26pm
Ritchie and Tishkoff are among the 100 new members that were elected to join the academy’s most diverse class of new members, composed of around 50% women and 50% racial minorities.
10/19/21 10:20pm
Steiner first began his tenure as dean on July 1, 2016.
10/13/21 12:39am
Students must watch lectures on their own time and work through practice problems in class — a practice that began in fall 2020, when classes were taught entirely online.
10/11/21 12:50am
The project reviews core concepts and prerequisite knowledge so that students can enter MATH 114: Calculus, Part II with more confidence regardless of their previous calculus experience. 
10/03/21 11:56pm
The program director said that Yale allowed donors to exert inappropriate influence on the program’s curriculum by agreeing to the creation of a predominantly conservative advisory board.
09/29/21 9:59pm
Path@Penn is set to contain a number of improvements to the outdated Penn InTouch system, including a cleaner interface, mobile device compatibility, and the ability to swap courses instead of adding and dropping courses.