Tech

02/24/15 10:37pm
The University received a prestigious three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to establish an I-Corps Site to support translation of research into the marketplace.
02/23/15 11:23pm
At Penn Alexander School, Graduate School of Education professor Yasmin Kafai developed a middle school-level coding course to engage students in the art of video game design. Kafai's course speaks to a larger trend in advocacy for computer science as a part of formative education.
02/23/15 2:25am
Although only 20 percent of engineering students nationwide are female, mentorship builds bonds within the field that drive success.
02/22/15 4:00pm
Engineering backgrounds are becoming increasingly important to careers in the film animation industry.
02/19/15 1:49am
Two seniors are vying to save nonprofits thousands of dollars.
02/14/15 10:00am
The Penn Engineering school faculty are internationally known for their innovative research that is revolutionizing fields ranging from computer science to biology to animation.
01/24/15 10:00am
Last semester, two engineering students produced a project meant to enlighten the public about the lack of recognition for females in the engineering field.
12/10/14 3:33am
Tuesday night, this year's OPIM 415 class, Product Design, met in Houston Hall to present their final products.
11/19/14 11:51am

A $1 million prize for solving the early childhood education gap

Registration for the 2015 Hult Prize, the world’s largest student, start-up incubator with a $1,000,000 prize, has just come to a close.
11/11/14 12:28am

The new text messaging

WeHUB Messenger, a start-up messaging app founded by Wharton MBA alumnus Hagen Lee , aims to give users greater control over their conversations. Eleven of the app's main features are pending patent approval. Hagen said that the app aims to give users the ability to “express emotion in its purest form.” It officially launched in mid-October, and WeHUB hosted a Penn scavenger hunt with clues given through the app from Oct.
10/02/14 2:17am
Free 3-D printing comes to the Towne Building.
09/24/14 12:32am
Currently, there are a number of graduate students working on Penn xLAB, primarily from mechanical and electrical engineering backgrounds.
06/10/14 4:37pm

Wharton MBA grads create app to streamline hospital communication

Divya Dhar and Lane Rettig created Seratis, a mobile app soon to begin a new pilot site in the psychiatric ward of Penn Medicine, to improve the sporadic communication between physicians interacting with common patients.
02/18/14 7:54pm

Hackathons attract thousands of students — but few women

There were so few women at PennApps last semester that one of the women's restrooms was converted into a men's restroom.
01/30/13 10:35am

Penn brings in new chief information officer

Thomas Murphy, the chief information officer at DaVita HealthCare Partners, will serve as Penn’s next vice president for information technology and CIO, the University announced Wednesday.
01/19/13 3:45pm

Q and A with PennApps Hackathon mentors

This weekend, Penn received an influx of great technological minds. Included among these were 2011 Engineering graduates Lu Chen and Ryan Menezes, who are both software engineers at Facebook.
01/10/13 11:44pm

Career Services pushes social media presence, surveys student opinion

Despite Career Services’ recent social media push, only about 85 responses to their assessment surveys have been recorded. The surveys are part of a larger process that began in October.
05/10/12 7:45pm

Venture capitalists contribute to entrepreneurship at Penn

A handful of actively engaged venture capitalists have helped strengthen Penn’s connection to the world of startups and entrepreneurship on several levels of university life, from the Engineering School to Penn’s endowment.
04/02/12 10:41pm

For Wesley Zhao, a startup dream fulfilled

Welcome to the life of 19-year-old Zhao — college dropout and successful self-made entrepreneur. Zhao taught himself how to code in his spare time as a student and a Division I athlete for Penn’s sprint football and track and field teams.
03/16/12 12:15am
Some people might find the idea of grabbing coffee with a stranger a rather weird and awkward activity. If someone I didn’t know had approached me a year ago, I would have been weirded out.