Jessica Yu


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PennDesign student’s short film wins 10k prize

Second-year PennDesign student Michael Marfione’s thesis — an 11-minute remake of Fellini’s 8 1/2 harem scene — won this year’s $10,000 Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship prize, which is given to 10 students at 10 schools in the country.



Gosnell abortion case advances

West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, charged with the death of seven babies and a woman, has his next court proceeding set for June 21.


Portraits of India

While most students were heading back to school at the end of spring break, some Penn photography students were scouring India for new perspectives.

A Latin boost for Philadelphia

According to the 2010 Census report released this month, the Latino population is the state's fastest-growing minority, rising 45.5 percent in Philadelphia since 2000.




Feb. 17 fire declared 'incendiary'

The Philadelphia Fire Marshal's Office has identified the cause of a Feb. 17 fire as "incendiary," with the Philadelphia Police Department now looking for an arsonist at large.




Penn alums develop technology for water filtration

Penn Grad Mittal founded Innova Dynamics — inspired by his senior project called Innova Materials — to boost the performance of certain materials to impact a broad range of fields including optics, electronics and water treatment.