President Amy Gutmann says, “I have spent some hours listening to them, and for me, personally it’s just incredibly moving and important.”
PHILADELPHIA –- Following a tradition that reaches back to 1916, Penn juniors will celebrate Hey Day 2012 on Wednesday, April 25, by donning red shirts, strutting along Locust Walk carrying canes and biting into straw hats.
A celebration that is unique to Penn, Hey Day marks the “moving up” of juniors to the senior class. This year’s event will begin with a class picnic, followed by the class procession to College Hall.
President Amy Gutmann and Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Arts and Sciences comment on Penn offering online courses through Coursera.
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania will join Princeton University, the University of Michigan, the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University in partnering with Coursera, an online education platform, to make Web-based courses available free and to improve teaching on campuses.
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Penn to Host Access to USC Shoah Foundation Institute's Video Archive of Holocaust Survivors, Witnesses
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania has become the first university in Pennsylvania with access to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute’s entire Visual History Archive that contains nearly 52,000 video testimonies of survivors and other witnesses of the Holocaust in 32 languages and from 56 countries.