Students will spend a part of each class figuring out how to distill complex philosophical ideas, and they will then go to teach philosophy in a Philadelphia high school once a week.
The Tutoring Center, which was previously an independent entity, became part of Weingarten last summer, joining the Office of Learning Resources and Student Disabilities Services.
This year’s recipients are Wharton senior Andrew Howard, master’s student Zinan Chen in the Graduate School of Education, and 2017 Wharton graduate Malik Abdul Majeed.
The College Fed Challenge is a team competition hosted by the Federal Reserve for undergraduates where teams create monetary policy suggestions for the Fed.
The four new classes aim to equip students with the tools to have meaningful and respectful discussions on complex political issues, the program’s faculty director Michael Carpini said.
As part of the course, students will teach a group of AP Environmental Science students at West Philadelphia High School about energy use and energy efficiency.
Students said they appreciated having different perspectives in their courses but would prefer more transparent and flexible application processes.
PennHealthX is a student-led organization that integrates business and medicine for students who are interested in healthcare management and entrepreneurship.
According to the 2019 Action Plan for Faculty Excellence and Diversity, 35% of University standing faculty are female and over 8% are underrepresented minorities.
All of Penn’s partner universities in Hong Kong suspended in-person coursework and shifted to an online setting for the rest of the term.
Binti Hasbullah and Damianos bring Penn's total number of Rhodes Scholars to 30. This is the third year in a row that Penn students have won the scholarship.
The course was spearheaded by the Wharton Dean’s Undergraduate Advisory Board following student demand.
Since 2017 the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities has been planning on creating a minor in environmental humanities, which was recently approved.
Penn students who work on-campus jobs say they can no longer automatically set their hours in Workday and they do not receive notifications for deadlines to submit their hours, features that were previously provided through "eTimeSheets."
English professor Whitney Trettien said the new course will serve as a softer entry point for humanities students to learn how to apply tools and technologies to 'big picture' questions.
Some student government leaders said the change made their demands more tangible, acknowledging that Wax's tenured status made her firing unrealistic.
Current BBB students said the name change is a welcome shift that will make their major more easily explainable to the wider public.
Carey Law Dean of Students Felicia Lin, along with three other administrators, held an hour-and-a-half lunch Q&A session on Monday for any law students concerned about the school's renaming.
The eight inaugural recipients include a new Data Science for Finance course and a Women in Analytics and Data Science Conference.
As early as fall 2020, students will be able to spend a semester abroad at the Stockholm School of Economics, Fundação Getúlio Vargas in São Paulo, or Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona.