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.
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.
Although only 20 percent of engineering students nationwide are female, mentorship builds bonds within the field that drive success.
Engineering backgrounds are becoming increasingly important to careers in the film animation industry.
Two seniors are vying to save nonprofits thousands of dollars.
The Penn Engineering school faculty are internationally known for their innovative research that is revolutionizing fields ranging from computer science to biology to animation.
Last semester, two engineering students produced a project meant to enlighten the public about the lack of recognition for females in the engineering field.
Tuesday night, this year's OPIM 415 class, Product Design, met in Houston Hall to present their final products.
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.
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.
Free 3-D printing comes to the Towne Building.
Currently, there are a number of graduate students working on Penn xLAB, primarily from mechanical and electrical engineering backgrounds.
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.
There were so few women at PennApps last semester that one of the
women's restrooms was converted into a men's restroom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.