Boon Thau Loo co-founded Gencore Systems with former Penn students from his research group after six years of research on computer networks improvement.
While phone contacts are normally organized alphabetically by name, Humin distinguishes contacts using contextual information and information from social networking sites such as Facebook.
Vigo helps its users stay awake by tracking eye and head movements with a device that attaches to the ear, which can vibrate, play a song or light up when it detects you’re getting tired. It also links to its own app, which can show users their energy patterns throughout the day and make suggestions for activities and food choices to ward off tiredness.
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.
Some students cannot afford to participate in Penn’s summer programs this year as a result of changes in Student Financial Services summer aid practices.
It took five suicides in 12 months for students to start speaking out about their experiences with mental illness.
The driver of a car involved in an accident at 38th and Spruce streets that injured three Penn students is suing the University and another driver for negligence.
See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between April 11, 2014 and April 17, 2014.
The Philadelphia District Attorney's office said Thursday that the homicide outside Copabanana early Tuesday morning may have been motivated by a remark the victim allegedly made about the suspect's girlfriend.
Gaynor was also charged with aggravated assault, altering identification marks on a firearm and other charges.
After Tuesday morning’s shooting near 40th and Spruce streets, administrators described their efforts to keep students safe around the time of the incident.
In addition to these students, 10 other individuals were treated for alcohol-related problems.
The citations followed a request by the Division of Public Safety for the presence of the BLCE around campus over the weekend.
There was one incident of retail theft, one of bike theft and two thefts from building last week.
This March saw record-breaking increases in certain types of crime, according to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush.
A total of 71 property crimes were committed this March, compared to 44 property crimes in March 2013 — an increase of 61 percent.
Over a hundred students marched beside one another last night at Penn’s annual event Take Back the Night, a peaceful protest to speak out against domestic and sexual violence.
Due to security concerns, David Guetta will be performing the Spring Fling concert in Irvine Auditorium. Students who purchased floor tickets after winning them in last week’s lottery will be refunded, and a new lottery will open Tuesday to distribute tickets for seats in Irvine.
Following the fifth student suicide in 12 months, the University announced the creation of new permanent clinical positions at Counseling and Psychological Services for this fall — a move administrators say likely would have occurred without the student deaths.
Saint Patrick’s Day weekend is a time of lively celebration around campus. From a police officer’s perspective, however, days like these mean more work.
Penn filed a response on Wednesday to a Philadelphia cab driver’s federal lawsuit in which he alleges that four Penn Police officers physically assaulted him.