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Academics

03/29/18 1:17pm
Penn Undergraduates for Refugee Empowerment organized the event with Bruneau to talk about ways to reduce anti-refugee hostility.
03/29/18 10:00am
Following the March for Our Lives protest, Penn professor Jonathan Zimmerman published an op-ed arguing that 16- and 17-year-olds should be given the ability to vote. 
03/29/18 9:00am
Penn Bioengineering professor Konrad Kording helped develop a new algorithm that compares images across journal articles to uncover fraudulent scientists who have used other researchers' images.
03/28/18 9:15pm
Other peer universities will see similar price boosts to Penn for the next academic year, all within a three to four percent increase. 
03/27/18 11:32pm
A 1963 Wharton graduate, John Sculley spoke with Penn students about working as Apple CEO, as president of Pepsi-Cola, and currently as Chief Marketing Officer of RxAdvance. 
03/27/18 10:14pm
Under the proposal, technical majors like finance and chemical engineering would expand at the expense of several liberal arts majors including English and history. 
03/26/18 6:12pm
The researchers found that hunger could induce a response in mice similar to that of anti-inflammatory painkillers. 
03/25/18 11:54am
The summit featured Management & Technology alumni speakers and health-specific senior design project presentations.
03/23/18 12:30pm
Inge Herman served as executive director of the dual degree program since 2003.
03/21/18 8:48pm
The snow, which began falling Tuesday – the official first day of spring – accumulated throughout the day Wednesday and continued into the evening.
03/21/18 8:31pm
While Penn earned a perfect score of 100 points for academic reputation, it received a mediocre score of 75.5 points for employer reputation.
03/20/18 11:59pm
The goal of Penn Global Seminars is to provide “greater access” to Penn students by increasing the number of students that can participate and the variety of locations offered, according to Penn Abroad Director Nigel Cossar. 
03/20/18 3:45pm
The last teach-in at Penn happened 49 years ago in 1969, and the revival of the program, entitled 'Production of Knowledge,' launched Sunday and is scheduled to last until March 22. 
03/19/18 9:46pm
The teach-in will feature lectures and panel discussions on the value of knowledge in the modern world. It is the first teach-in at Penn in nearly fifty years, with the first one being held in 1969. 
03/18/18 10:39pm
The center, which was created in 2015, uses a family-based approach to heart care, whereas most similar centers focus on individual patient treatment.
03/18/18 9:45pm
They discovered a gene variant which causes an unfavorable response to drinking alcohol. 
03/18/18 9:05pm
Ezekiel Emanuel argued that four main features of the healthcare system yield overspending. These factors include exorbitant administrative costs, medical imaging, high quantities and prices for surgical procedures, and pharmaceutical spending.
03/18/18 6:46pm
The supernova, which the researchers named DES16C2nm, is estimated to be 10.5 billion years old. 
03/16/18 7:20pm
The forum comprised of three sections, Requiem, Reform, and Rebirth, each with three to four students and a professor moderator, totaling to 11 students or undergraduate fellows presenting their long-term research projects.  
03/16/18 5:35pm
In their study, researchers at Penn's Vet school, along with other collaborators, discovered a mitochondria defect in triple-negative breast cancer that could lead to the first ever targeted treatments for the cancer.