Beyond Penn

01/17/15 2:00am
From fashion to prison, the Daily Pennsylvanian took a look at alumni changing the world for better and for worse.
12/04/14 1:56am
You can find just about anything on the Las Vegas strip, including a preschool dedicated to teaching youngsters entrepreneurial skills.
11/25/14 9:16pm
Career Services launched a new webpage specifically for veteran students last week.
11/24/14 3:47am
Wahoo's Fish Taco has recently opened their first east coast location on 31st and Chestnut streets. The eatery specializes in burritos, enchiladas and of course, tacos, including a new salsa made from four different types of chiles. Locally sourced items range from 3 to 10 dollars, and the restaurant is stocked with a full bar. 
11/24/14 3:27am
Kate Middleton has been spotted dozens of times wearing his “corkswoons.” Beyonce loves that she danced “a thousand miles” in his heels.
11/03/14 3:25am

Student launches startup that connects startups

Today marks the official release of LaunchQuad, a website that gives information about Penn affiliated start-ups. The site, which also lists job openings, currently has 14 member companies and counting.
10/27/14 1:32am
College 2006 graduate Adam Weber, along with College 2007 graduate Jimmy Goldblum, co-produced and co-directed a documentary called “Tomorrow We Disappear,” which premiered last weekend. The film was inspired by Salman Rushdie’s novel "Midnight’s Children," written in 1981 about India’s transition from British Colonialism to independence to British partition.
10/06/14 1:42am
Jara Krys, a transgender student on a leave of absence from Penn, went into sex work to pay the bills.
10/02/14 2:05am
The bill passed the Philadelphia City Council 14 – 2 on Sept. 18.
09/29/14 12:19am

Pakistan oriented hackathon comes to campus

On Friday, Pakathon, a Pakistan oriented hackathon, began its second annual startup weekend with teams in 16 cities across North America and Pakistan. During the three day conference, groups of students worked to create technological solutions to problems in Pakistan.
09/16/14 12:41am

Students enjoy a discounted restaurant week

College Houses are offering a $10 discount and funding transportation for students who attend Restaurant Week with their College House.
09/10/14 9:35am

Pennsylvania Secretary of Policy and Planning has a recipe for improving public schools

Donna Cooper may be best known on campus for calling for Penn to pay 1.8 million to the City of Philadelphia as part of a Payment In Lieu Of Taxes
08/18/14 6:39pm

In a shifting healthcare landscape, two degrees may be better than one

In a paper to be published in September 2014, researchers at Wharton and the Perelman School of Medicine have found that Penn’s MD/MBA program had a positive effect on the careers of its alumni.
07/30/14 9:29pm
Rising junior and Class of 2016 president Jesús Pérez completed a 136-mile run with the nonprofit organization impossible2Possible, which strives to educate and inspire students of all ages through its extreme expeditions. His group ran through the Atacama Desert in Chile, the driest place on Earth. Their mission was to educate youth on astronomy and the origin of the universe, with the clear skies of the desert as the perfect backdrop for on-site lessons.
07/30/14 8:45pm
Medical Ethics and Health Policy professor Jennifer Prah Ruger and Law School professor Theodore Ruger teamed up with Boston University professor George Annas to write an article released in the New England Journal of Medicine. They discuss the controversial five to four Hobby Lobby decision and argue that drugs and devices critical to health should be universally available.
07/28/14 11:36pm
Boon Thau Loo co-founded Gencore Systems with former Penn students from his research group after six years of research on computer networks improvement.
07/23/14 9:00pm
Scott Kleinman, a 1994 College and Wharton graduate, donated $10 million to create the new Kleinman Center for Energy Policy. Launching this fall, the center will serve as a forum to unite researchers and stakeholders, facilitating the creation of real energy policy. It will also host visiting speakers, conferences and interdisciplinary classes.
07/22/14 9:09pm
Stop by the Ben & Jerry's on 40th Street any time between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on July 30, and your ice cream will go toward breaking the cycle of poverty.
07/16/14 8:34pm
While some traveled to Brazil to paint their faces and cheer for their home country’s soccer teams, one Penn student traveled to a part of the country far from the pitch.
07/15/14 10:56pm
Throughout their 11-year relationship, 31-year-old Bill Carroll and 36-year-old Missi Wright opted out of an official marriage because it may have impeded Wright’s healthcare benefits. On July 2, the day before Wright's death, Carroll and Wright exchanged vows in a ceremony in Wright’s streamer-draped hospital room, surrounded by a group of 20 friends and family members.