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Education

At Penn, education is deeply connected to the creation of new knowledge.

Learning at Penn from many angles.

Learning at Penn from many angles.

Our students and faculty create knowledge throughout campus – not only in laboratories, lecture halls, and seminar rooms, but also in College Houses, the Perelman Quadrangle, the Penn Library, the Graduate Student Center, on Locust Walk, and in the myriad programs that connect Penn teachers and learners to Philadelphia and the world beyond.

Teaching at Penn

Teaching is central to everything that happens at Penn, from classrooms and research labs to college houses, seminars, and dozens of informal settings across campus.

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Open Learning

We are proud to be one of the founding partners and board members in Coursera, the online platform for open-access, non-credit classes, available at no cost to audiences around the world.

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About Beth Winkelstein

About Beth Winkelstein

Beth Winkelstein, the Vice Provost for Education, oversees the programs and policies that govern teachers and students at Penn.

She works closely with the Provost, the Vice Provost for University Life, and the leaders of Penn's twelve Schools to create opportunities for interdisciplinary education, advance online learning, foster cultural diversity, and encourage teaching excellence and research-based education across the University.