Jin Pyuo Lee
Since then, the University has cycled through six different theme years: food, evolution, arts and the city, water, games and proof. Its seventh theme year, for the 2013-2014 academic year, will be the Year of Sound.
Deputy Dean for Education in the School of Engineering and Applied Science Vijay Kumar has helped lead the recent creation of a number of “quadrotors.”
With a new database of graduate student clubs and organizations, Penn’s Graduate and Professional Student Assembly is attempting to strengthen the bonds of the University’s graduate school community.
According to Career Service’s annual Career Plans Survey, the average salary for 2011 Engineering graduates was $68,814 — a 12-percent increase over their 2010 peers.
Tonight at the Inn at Penn, the Society of Women Engineers will hold its 15th annual corporate dinner where it will discuss career opportunities for female Engineering students.
The Rajendra and Neera Singh Program in Market and Social Systems Engineering, a brand new program in the Engineering School, was launched in the fall and is now entering its second semester.
Last week, 12 Law School students were given the opportunity of a lifetime: to get out of the classroom and measure their legal skills in front of the Supreme Court. These students were part of Penn Law’s Supreme Court Clinic.
Last week, 14 Penn students attended the White House Asian-American and Pacific Islanders Youth Leadership Briefing, which involved about 200 high-school and college students from across the nation.
Since fall 2004, Penn has been the only school in the Ivy League to offer a graduate program in video game programming and technology to its students.
More than 20 years ago, Penn Law became one of the first law schools in the country to require its students to complete mandatory pro-bono work.
Some of Penn’s MBA/JD students are teaching a group of community members what it takes to make it in the food truck business.
Recent complaints raised by a group of Master of Social Work students about their non-profit fieldwork placement have prompted debate among students and administrators in the School of Social Policy & Practice.
This is the largest first-time applicant pool since it began tracking in 1989, according to AAMC. Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine has not yet released its application numbers for this year.
Students have complained about the poor quality of their fieldwork placements with nonprofit agencies. Moreover, they feel that administrators at the School of Social Policy & Practice do not take their concerns seriously.
A Kaplan Test Prep study found that thirty-seven percent of law schools admissions officers check an applicant’s Facebook profile and forty-one percent search an applicant on Google.
From Nov. 4 to Nov. 6, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology held an annual Ivy Summit, where graduate student government leaders from all eight Ivy League schools and MIT gather at one school to share ideas about how to enhance the welfare of graduate students.
The School of Dental Medicine announced last week that a preliminary study found that rinsing regularly with mouthwash was linked to a decreased rate of incidence of preterm births.
In early October, Penn’s School of Design received a $2.5 million gift from 1969 College graduate Katherine Sachs and 1967 Wharton graduate Keith Sachs to fund visual arts. The donation will create a visiting professorship and support fine arts programs throughout the University.
On Nov. 3, actor Danny Pudi will perform at the Ben Franklin Room in Houston Hall as part of the Asian Pacific Student Coalition and Penn Sangam’s Chai Chat event.
Oct. 18, the School of Veterinary Medicine announced that the first cancer vaccine for dogs with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma — a blood cancer category with a high mortality rate — was developed by professors at Penn Vet and the Perelman School of Medicine.