Some were high school sports stars. Others barely know the rules of American football.
Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Penn’s global initiatives are spotlighted.
As students at the University of Pennsylvania, they exercised their love of learning, and now, as Penn alumni, thanks to online courses, they can add to their knowledge base or explore subject matter they either couldn’t or didn’t when on campus.
Many professors who embark on teaching a massive open online class, or MOOC, may be apprehensive about conveying their subject material to thousands.
Edward Rock of the Law School comments on receiving credits for free online courses.
PHILADELPHIA — A massive open online course, or MOOC, taught by a University of Pennsylvania calculus professor has been recommended for credit by the American Council on Education.
A donation from Ronald O. Perelman will create the Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics.
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania has received a $25 million gift from alumnus Ronald O. Perelman to create the Ronald O.
Years after leaving the University of Pennsylvania, many alums fondly recall details of their first day on campus, the thrill of a basketball game in the Palestra, studying in Fisher Fine Arts Library.
The Penn experience has a profound effect on many of their lives, and, in following Penn tradition, many alums give back to the University through the Penn Fund.
PHILADELPHIA -- Thomas H. Murphy has been named vice president for information technology and university chief information officer at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Feb. 25.