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09/20/19 12:33am
The new program allows walk-ins from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday at the Career Services office inside the McNeil Building. 
09/15/19 9:11pm
A number of banks now prefer digital interviews through online interviewing services such as HireVue.
09/10/19 9:42pm
The highest-level course available within each department will change from 999 to 9999.  This change will be applicable to all 12 schools across the University at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
09/03/19 9:14pm
The University announced the creation of a new undergraduate program in fine arts and design in late August, which offers the new design major and a revamped fine arts major for students in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
09/02/19 9:07pm
Through coding virtual reality into experiments, Penn researchers have been able to measure psychological reactions to architectural features and help alleviate pain in patients who have prosthetic limbs. 
05/11/19 5:10pm
While students pursuing finance decreased over the years, the share of students working in the technology sector has doubled since 2011, jumping from 7% to 14%.
04/28/19 10:58pm
While University policy allows examinations to be postponed for religious observance and allows students to take make-up exams during the first week of the fall or spring semester, the exact details are left up to the faculty and students to decide, University Chaplain Charles Howard said.
04/23/19 10:11pm
"Sometimes when I say biological basis of behavior, I get looked at like I have three heads," BBB major and College junior Aaron Groff said. 
04/17/19 11:17pm
The Penn activist groups distributed flyers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. around locations near Irvine Auditorium, Houston Hall and on Locust Walk. Meanwhile, a teach-in occurred at noon at the Perelman Quadrangle steps. 
04/15/19 9:52pm
Resources will include mentorship programs, advising sessions led by students before advance registration, and bonding events after the declaration of majors.
04/11/19 10:50pm
Students can opt not to receive the vaccine if it threatens their health or if their religious or philosophical beliefs prohibit immunizations.
04/10/19 8:35pm
The number of CIS majors at Penn has risen from 400 in 2015 to about 1,000 in December 2018, and about 40% of Penn’s undergraduate population takes at least one course within the CIS Department. 
04/01/19 11:39pm
If legalized, electric scooters could represent a fun and safe mode of transportation that alleviates Philadelphia's congestion problem, Engineering professor and transportation expert Megan Ryerson said.
03/26/19 8:05pm
Next semester, the course selection add period for language and writing classes will end on Sept. 10, and the add period for all other classes will end on Sept. 16. Oct. 7 will be the last day to drop a class.
02/27/19 10:54pm
Administrators say the policy change is meant to decrease students' coursework and stress. But engineering students have criticized the new policy as unreasonable and overly restrictive.
02/20/19 9:24pm
The remaining un-enrolled accounts are likely because they are inactive due to various reasons, such as students who have not logged into Penn InTouch since Feb. 14.
02/18/19 11:18pm
Penn Medicine experts suggest that students should cut down on late-night caffeine consumption and electronic use, avoid excessive napping, and regularly exercise to be more alert and awake throughout the daytime.
02/17/19 9:26pm
In 1937, Wright built Taliesin West, which served as his winter home until his death in 1959.
02/12/19 10:39pm
Penn Medicine officials said the design plan will now allow for quicker room conversion, more greeting space for visitors, and patients will be able to change room conditions with new technology.
01/28/19 11:23pm
Once constructed, one of the paths will run north-south from Alaska to Patagonia and another will run east-west from Indonesia to Morocco.
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