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Faced with both educational and professional challenges during the pandemic, these three students put their coursework into practice.

Challenge accepted: In Penn’s Organizational Dynamics programs, students put their classroom lessons to work

Faced with both educational and professional challenges during the pandemic, these three students put their coursework into practice.

Samanvitha Danda (MES ’20) envisioned a career in consulting, so she made the most of the flexible curriculum, internship opportunities, and networking.

A Master of Environmental Studies alumna powers up her career in sustainable energy

Samanvitha Danda (MES ’20) envisioned a career in consulting, so she made the most of the flexible curriculum, internship opportunities, and networking.

expert advice on how to find joy amongst the tangle of emotions

Positive psychology experts share advice on how to find joy this holiday season

James Pawelski and Karen Reivich offer a four-point strategy for tweaking holiday traditions and finding gratitude—even in tough times.

Steve Fluharty embodies the spirit of the school’s past and its future

Steve Fluharty, a dean for the ages

For six decades, Fluharty has proven that flexibility, curiosity, and integrity are the makings of a “remarkable leader.”

Neelofar Tamboli combines data visualization with social justice research

Penn Summer High School Programs student maps out the impact of coronavirus on different communities

Learning about social issues in the Social Justice Research Academy inspired high school senior Neelofar Tamboli to examine racial inequality through data visualization.

Linda Robinson of the Department of Biology

Bringing the lab home

Studying from home didn’t stop this fall’s biology students from getting hands-on lab experience—customized kits from the instructors helped them set up experiments and scientific investigations at home.

coursework can be adapted to virtual and remote delivery

Challenge accepted: In Penn’s Pre-Health Programs, aspiring health professionals build an inspiring community

Pre-Health Programs students find that they can keep a safe distance and still study, volunteer, and share valuable experiences with one another.

 Penn community recognized the need to offer support for students and staff

LPS hosts Task Force on Support to Asian and Asian-American Students and Scholars webinar

Members of the Penn Task Force reviewed the rise of anti-Asian behavior on campus and beyond, and the many ways the University is working together to support students and staff.

Spring 2021 events and information sessions announced

The faculty and staff of the College of Liberal and Professional Studies invite you to join us for our spring 2021 virtual events.

Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences students tackle industry challenges ranging from city tap water to financial robo-advisors

For this spring’s 2nd MBDS Design Challenge, 54 students and 26 teams teamed up to apply behavior science to real-world problems posed by the program’s Industry Affiliates.