Articles by Brenda Wang
For adjuncts, a disappointing academic experienceThe replacement of tenure-track faculty positions with adjunct, or contingent, faculty positions at universities has gained significant public attention in the past year. Now, two organizations are targeting the perceived inequity that contingent faculty are facing.
Admissions releases Class of 2018 yield rateAccording to Penn Admissions, 66 percent of accepted students committed to join the Class of 2018
Performance art class strives to create 'wonderful experiences'The students of Jim Schlatter's class, "Taking Performance Art Public at Penn," are learning to think outside the frame.The course is a freewheeling interdisciplinary look into the
Penn Monologues to take center stage this weekendThis weekend, the Penn Monologues will be taking place at the ARCH auditorium, on April 26 at 8 p.m. and on April 27 at 2 and 7 p.m.
Faces of 2018 | Politics are in incoming freshman Amatullah Njoya's DNAFaces of 2018: Her parents are politicians in her native Cameroon.
Faces of 2018 | Emmanuel Nkundunkundiye painted a path from Rwanda to PennThe new admit survived the Rwandan Genocide. Today he’s passionate about painting and business.
Penn's health care management applicant pool increases 360 percentThe program typically sees about 28 applicants; this year about 130 applied.
More male volunteers need to host new admits, Dean Furda saysMulticultural Scholars Days runs from April 6-7, which then becomes Quaker Days for all students admitted regular decision from April 7-9.
Penn rises in Return on Investment rankingsThe ranking system is controversial and some charge it does not give a full picture of a college's worth.
Joke Issue: Reading days canceled due to Snow DaysProvost Vincent Price announced the news in Penn News Today.
'Homologous Hope' sculpture combines art and science to celebrate cancer researchA new sculpture called "Homologous Hope" was recently unveiled at the Basser Research Center for BRCA, depicting the process of DNA repair, which is essential for the prevention of many types of cancer.
Major changes come to the SATStudents will no longer be penalized a quarter of a point for getting the wrong answer and obscure vocabulary words will be replaced in favor of words relevant to college courses.
For Chinese students, admissions consultants provide an $18,000 path to PennConsultants help students navigate the admissions process and hone their applications
At Penn, female commencement speakers are few and far betweenOnly one female speaker - Jodie Foster - has been selected since 2000
Hackathons attract thousands of students — but few womenThere were so few women at PennApps last semester that one of the women's restrooms was converted into a men's restroom.
John Legend announced as commencement speakerThe nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer and 1999 College graduate will deliver the commencement address this year.
Penn absent in top ten best value private collegesThe Princeton Review has ranked Penn in its top 75 best value colleges for three years in a row. The study takes into consideration factors such as GPA, academics, and financial aid.
College sophomore's death ruled suicideCollege sophomore Elvis Hatcher died on Tuesday. He was 18.
Being pagan at PennMarsh, founder of Penn Wheel, discusses the obstacles she faces in establishing a pagan community at Penn.