Vice Dean for Liberal and Professional Education Nora Lewis said 2020 summer enrollment has increased by approximately 850-900 course units as compared to 2019.
New York Times bestselling author Angela Duckworth began teaching a course unlike any other at Penn this spring, enrolling 60 students across the four undergraduate schools and featuring weekly alumni guest speakers.
The letter also called on the Criminology department to diversify its current faculty members and future Master’s cohorts.
Penn donated $100,000 to The Enterprise Center to help rebuild the commercial corridor of 52nd Street, after it endured losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and effects of recent nationwide demonstrations calling for racial justice.
The Center for Carceral Communities is an initiative of the School of Social Policy & Practice, headed by SP2 professor Toorjo Ghose, that helps formerly incarcerated people reengage with their communities in West Philadelphia.
While facing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Black-owned businesses have also received an outpouring of support in light of the Black Lives Matter movement. Here's how six Philadelphia Black-owned small businesses have been affected.
Dr. Jennifer Prah Ruger, a professor of Health Equity, Economics, and Policy at the School of Social Policy & Practice and the Perelman School of Medicine, founded HEPL in an endeavor to use social statistics for social change.
'Wharton Families: Summer Webinar Series' consists of five virtual one-hour presentations that are conducted weekly by Wharton faculty members on topics including online marketing, big data, and resilience.
Penn's chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers led a dialogue with the Engineering Dean and newly appointed Engineering Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to discuss the experiences of Black engineers at Penn.
RA and Graduate Associate training, orientation, and future programming will proceed virtually this year, due to coronavirus distancing measures.
The new additions include former Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett and Melissa C. Thomas-Hunt as the Institute's newest Senior Global Fellows and professor Julia Lynch as a new co-director.
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services announced the Regional Response Health Collaboration Program on July 14, which will pair nine academic health systems with local regulatory agencies and long-term care facilities to develop COVID-19 readiness and response planning.
Lewis leaves behind a distinguished legacy as a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement and a longtime United States Congress member.
Some international students are now returning to their home countries to study remotely without worrying about losing their visa status.
Between the November 2019 election and this year's June 2 primary the list of eligible voter grew by only 0.8% even after the delayed primary gave residents an additional month to register.
Meharry Medical College students selected for the program will earn a medical degree from Meharry and a Ph.D. from Wharton.
The event is available to all students — undergraduate and postgraduate — who wish to pursue a career in medicine and endeavor to become a competitive candidate for medical school and other medical programs.
Associate Vice President of Risk Management and Insurance Ben Evans wrote in an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian that the room location listed in the NSSI policy document is not, in fact, the recipient’s new housing assignment.
Greek organizations that do not have the space to provide all of their members with a single room have the power to determine who gets to stay in the chapter house.
A college career defined by in-person experiences and a bustling campus was quickly halted by a global pandemic this spring — an obstacle that rising seniors never envisioned would mark the end of their time at Penn.