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Former Penn student and varsity basketball player Anthony Bagtas was charged on June 9 with four burglaries that occurred over Thanksgiving break last fall. He now faces a total of 14 burglary charges and is in custody at a correctional facility.
Last week's crimes included two acts of vandalism, two frauds and an assault. See what other crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between July 11 and July 17, 2014.
Boon Thau Loo co-founded Gencore Systems with former Penn students from his research group after six years of research on computer networks improvement.
A billboard advertising a $25,000 reward for tips towards Don Ly's murder was unveiled today at a press conference. Ly operated a fruit salad cart at 34th and Walnut streets.
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.
Marilyn Taylor, who began her term as PennDesign dean in 2008, will now serve until 2016. During her time at Penn, she has increased the school's visibility and influence.
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between July 11 and July 17, 2014.
In a recent study, two Wharton professors said that online learning and "Supertext" — the technology embedded in massive open online courses provides perks to the learning process but doubt it will displace the traditional classroom system.
Retail thieves beware - the Division of Public Safety is on your case.A trend in frequent retail thefts has developed in the Penn Patrol zone from 30th to 43rd streets and Market Street to Baltimore Avenue with 17 retail thefts last month, eight this month and 13 back in March.
The University is moving away from its 30 year-old magnetic strip PennCard to a new, contactless technology that will open up more possibilities for PennCard use.
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.
While phone contacts are normally organized alphabetically by name, Humin distinguishes contacts using contextual information and information from social networking sites such as Facebook.
Beginning her interim term on June 16, Alcohol and Other Drug Program Initiative Director Julie Lyzinski Nettleton will serve until Michele Goldfarb’s permanent replacement is appointed. She will continue to lead the AOD — where she has worked since 2005 — while serving as interim director.
In U.S. News' "Best Hospitals" survey, Penn Medicine hospitals received several distinctions including the 2014-15 Honor Roll for the 16th year in a row.