There was a time, decades ago, when military Reserve Officer Training Corps programs were not welcome at some colleges and universities. While some institutions of higher education are now reinstating their ROTC programs, the University of Pennsylvania never booted its Naval ROTC unit off campus. And now, 72 years after being established at Penn, NROTC is s
More than 100 middle schoolers have already gotten their acceptance letters to Penn. At least for one day.
On Friday, April 20, 102 seventh- and eighth graders from Shaw Middle, Leslie P. Hill and Lea Elementary schools will become honorary college students at Penn during College Day 2012.
PHILADELPHIA — Texas will be forced to put the state’s economic growth at stake by closing the doors to college opportunity for thousands of young people, many of them Latino, unless leaders prioritize their goals for higher education and develop a plan to pay for them, according to a new report released by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Institute for Higher Education Research.
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.
PHILADELPHIA -- When it comes to being generous with time and money, Americans who are not Mormons can learn from Americans who are.
A new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis explores Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints culture and explains LDS members’ volunteering and charitable giving-habits.
If the Brothers Grimm tale about “the fairest one of all” had remained outside of the public domain, the Disney version of Snow White may never have lived happily ever after.