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Administration

07/14/11 5:31am

International Programs director to leave

After nearly three years as Executive Director of International Programs at Penn, Anne Waters is stepping down.
07/14/11 5:19am
At a summit in Beijing last month, Dean of the Law School Michael Fitts and Associate Dean for International Affairs Amy Gadsden were among nine American and 10 Chinese law deans who met to discuss the importance of the rule of law.
07/14/11 5:09am

Professors accused of ghostwriting

Psychiatry professor Jay Amsterdam has accused two of his colleagues, psychiatry professors Dwight Evans and Laszlo Gyulai, of signing their names to a ghostwritten paper.
07/07/11 4:32am

Med School changes leadership

Larry Jameson replaced Arthur Rubenstein as the dean of Penn's Perelman School of Medicine and executive vice president of UPHS.
06/23/11 6:10am

Penn works to preserve student loan option

The Perkins Loan program, which provides low-interest federal loans for needy students, may be cut to ease the national deficit.
06/23/11 5:52am

Director of Museum to leave in 2012

Richard Hodges, who has been director since 2007, will assume an academic presidency in Italy.
06/16/11 2:50am

Nursing to champion women’s health

The School of Nursing announced last Thursday that it will open a Center for Global Women’s Health next month in connection with UN Women — a UN entity dedicated to empowering women that was created this year.
06/16/11 2:45am

Colleges involved in ‘land grabs’

Three American universities are allegedly involved in purchasing large tracts of land in Africa, according to a series of reports released this month.
04/26/11 3:28am
Following local coverage of Kahn the camel’s presence and treatment at the Zeta Psi petting zoo during Spring Fling, the University may reexamine its policy on such events.
04/25/11 5:23am

Penn slow to change alcohol policy

Major changes proposed to Penn's alcohol policy by the Interfraternity Council were met with resistance from administrators.
04/25/11 3:36am

Small department to see large reshuffle

Nathan Ensmenger’s departure from the STSC department after being denied tenure is not the only faculty change that will affect the department next year.
04/25/11 12:00am

Political Science professor Henry Teune dies at 75

Henry Teune, professor of Political Science, died on April 12 at the age of 75.
04/22/11 2:28am

University appoints Ensmenger replacement

PIK professor Jonathan Moreno was chosen to replace STSC undergraduate chair Nathan Ensmenger Wednesday, following Ensmenger's recent tenure denial and decision to leave Penn.
04/13/11 3:58am

Title IX investigation at Yale raises concerns

It is unclear how an ongoing Title IX investigation at Yale University might affect other Ivy League campuses.
03/25/11 5:36am

Penn simplifies housing process

On March 30, Penn Housing Services will introduce the first fully-online housing application, among other changes, to all incoming students.
03/22/11 1:15am
Starting in April, Penn's Payroll Office announced that it will only pay employees — including students and staff — through direct deposit or a new automated system.
03/22/11 12:06am

Hoax email sent to Engineering School

A fake email sent to the Engineering community by a faculty member Monday morning announced that classes before noon in the Moore Building were canceled due to an electrical failure.
03/17/11 4:46am

Penn puts study abroad in Japan on hold

In response to a potential nuclear crisis in Japan, the Office of International Programs announced Wednesday that all upcoming Penn Abroad programs in the region have been put on hold.
03/16/11 4:58am

Penn pulls students from Japan

Following one of the worst natural disasters in Japan’s history, Penn Abroad is asking students who have not begun their semester abroad in the country to return home.
03/03/11 5:28am

Annenberg visits the Middle East

Annenberg's Adam Levin is teaching in Kabul to lay the foundations for a media infrastructure in Afghanistan, despite facing life-threatening security concerns every day.