As the chief operating officer, Penn alumnus Theo LeCompte was responsible for developing a strategy to prepare the main convention venues — Time Warner Cable Arena and Bank of America Stadium — for the thousands of journalists and delegates that would congregate in the facilities every night.
The Mariposa Food Co-op has taken flight as one of West Philadelphia’s only neighborhood grocery stores offering sustainable food. Mariposa’s sales have more than tripled since it moved to a new retail space at 4824 Baltimore Avenue from 4726 Baltimore Avenue this past March.
As Penn’s chapter of the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project, the group assists Iraqis who fled Iraq because of threats to their safety. These refugees were either employed by American or international forces during the war or feared persecution for their ethnicity or religion.
As the deadline to enroll in law schools approaches, many seniors are weighing the benefits of deferring their three-year commitment to studying law.
Over 250 attended the Penn Dental School Oral Cancer Society’s third annual walk in Philadelphia to raise awareness and funds for a commonly undetected disease.
GSE's Grad Prep Academy, created in 2009, works to increase black males' presence in higher education. Participants are accepting offers from graduate schools this year.
Second-year Law School student Joe Friedman plans to enhance graduate life through promoting unity between Penn's 12 graduate schools.
Last Thursday, the Association of American Medical Colleges released recommendations for a new MCAT to be adopted in 2015. Proposed additions to the exam include a behavioral and social sciences section, a critical analysis and reasoning section, and advanced science material.
Students and faculty from the School of Social Policy and Practice and social work schools in the area crowded 30th Street Station Thursday morning as part of the first ever “Shout Out for Social Work.”
An increasing number of Penn students are looking to complete a law and a business degree in three years.
Over 430 suit-clad undergraduates, MBA students and professionals from around the world had Huntsman Hall bustling all day Saturday at the Wharton China Business Forum.
At the Penn Bookstore, Mary Frances Berry discussed her new book about the stories behind Obama’s words as he progressed from the campaign to the presidency.
Last night, more than 150 enthusiastic Penn students and community members packed into Huntsman Hall to view President Barack Obama’s second State of the Union address as part of a joint event hosted by the Penn Democrats and Penn College Republicans.
The Prime Minister spoke about the relationship between the European Union and the United States, and answered questions regarding the current economic crisis, the future of the euro and Latin America.
The 16th annual Wharton Asia Business Conference themed "Capitalizing on the Growth in the East" is being held today at the Hyatt at The Bellevue.
The Philadelphia Tea Party Patriots Penn Branch held a debate in Houston Hall in which founder Dan Chinburg and Wharton junior Emma Perkins fielded questions from an audience of four.
The second annual Penn Campus Arts Crawl consisted of 17 events and highlighted a wide range of artistic mediums.