Horizons, a coding bootcamp course that College and Wharton alumni Edward Lando and Abhi Ramesh will offer at Penn, seeks to give students real-world coding skills that they can use in their future careers.
If created, this algorithm could have major implications for the political scene, particularly after former CIA member Edward Snowden’s revelations of the information that the government has kept secret from the public.
Most computer science courses are born from a professor's research or are part of a prescribed track within the major. But CIS 399: Foundations of Data Science — newly offered this semester — began with a few students and a good idea.
Professor Robert Ghrist, a member of the Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) program, wants to make higher-level mathematics more accessible to the masses by developing new methods to make math more enjoyable.
Imagine a list containing every single Wawa location on the planet. Such an enormous amount of information seems impossible to conceive — but soon, computer science students at Penn will begin to make some sense of it.
For many Penn students, Hangify has become the first resource when figuring out what to do on weekends. Merv Arnold-Lyons, a College senior and the company’s founder and current CEO, has no plans for slowing down anytime soon.