College campuses like Penn, a marketing mecca for brands that target the 18-to 24-year-old population, have become home to ambassadors for top brands, such as Red Bull, Microsoft and Verizon Wireless.
While 2011 Wharton graduates have seen salary increases from the previous year, Nursing graduates face slimmer paychecks than before, according to the final Career Services’ Career Plans survey.
Silverman co-founded StudyEgg to provide examinations that go in tandem with student curricula.
2006 Wharton and College graduate Fredrik Maroe has launched Evisors to foster conversation via phone and email between advice givers and advice seekers over a range of topics, including job opportunities.
Thanks to the “Hopes and Fears Revisited” mixed-media installation, members of the Penn community have been writing their hopes and fears on post-it notes, signing them with a fingerprint.
Filmadelphia celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and according to Madison Cairo, Annenberg Center director of operations and special artistic initiatives, 63 screenings — just over half of the festival — will be held in facilities owned by the University.
Students for Technology and Entrepreneurship at Penn aspires to create a community of Penn students who share a common interest in the emerging technology and “start-up world.”
SMS PersonFinder will let victims of natural disasters alert their loved ones by simply sending in a text message with their name, location and condition to a publicly searchable database.
Many students have decided to take a leave of absence to pursue job opportunities or start their own businesses, Director of Career Services Patricia Rose said.
Students flocked to the fairs in hopes of making contacts, securing interviews and gaining job and summer internship opportunities.
According to Career Services Director Patricia Rose, many students have transformed their summer internships into part-time jobs that they are performing remotely through the year and even indefinitely.
One week after his graduation from Penn, Amit Friedlander was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma — a diagnosis Friedlander thinks could be linked to the carcinogens he was exposed to five years earlier on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
Ten percent of the class of 2011 reported that they were still seeking employment, compared to 14 percent at the same time last year.
Hemo's, known for its sandwiches and hot sauce, will move from its truck to restaurant space and expand its menu options this summer.
Department of Neurology will soon gain Salim Chahin, MD, as their newest postdoctoral fellow in the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Program.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s Clyde F. Barker Transplant House — at 3940 Spruce St. — will officially open in mid-June.
Owners of new local restaurants reflect on their past successes and struggles, while considering their futures at Penn.
Multiple groups have brought farms to areas of Philadelphia to provide widespread access to fresh food, including a recently established farm by Marathon Restaurants.
After a week of free giveaways and private soft openings, Sweetgreen officially opens its doors to the public Tuesday at 3925 Walnut St.
Groupon-style websites such as the Penn-centric Crowdquest.com, Lootsa.com and SnapDeal.com have lately been exploding at Penn and on an international scale.