A Wharton MBA student created ChargeItSpot, a free mobile phone charging station that provides charging cables inside a locker. The service is now live at more than 30 locations in Philadelphia — more than 10 of them are on Penn’s campus — and is expanding along the East Coast.
Minority-serving institutions are schools that work to provide education for students of color, specifically low-income students or students of underrepresented minorities.
After unionizing with the Teamsters Local 929, dining hall workers have finished negotiating a contract with Bon Apetit. The new contract will increase wages and provide a healthcare package.
A study by two Graduate School of Education assistant professors shows that Philadelphia schools are spending less money per pupil yet performing as well as comparable districts.
Symptoms include fever, severe headache and sensitivity to bright light.
Even spaces that are rent free require that students pay for services such as housekeeping and security.
Keith Eisner talks about his different jobs from the USA Network to Law & Order as he used his writing skills from law school to break into the television industry.
McGraw-Hill hopes that through EDSI there will be opportunities to push the boundaries of what is possible in education.
The Comprehensive Cancer Care Program, developed by the School of Veterinary Medicine, helps pets and their owners fight through cancer.
Woodlands Cemetery is home to 54 acres of green space, ancient trees and the resting places of notable figures.
The Daily Pennsylvanian takes a look at the Student Activities Council’s moratorium instituted to prevent bankruptcy.
Representatives from various clubs spoke about the Student Activities Council’s moratorium which prevent clubs from being recognized and, as a result, from receiving funding from the UA.
‘For Lyricists and Musicians’ is a new music group on campus where students can come together and write music.
The moratorium, which prevents recognition of new student groups, has been in place for a year.
Faculty and admissions consultants believe Director of MBA admissions Ankur Kumar’s leave will not have a significant effect.
Thomas Caleel, who served as Wharton MBA admissions director from 2005 to 2008, discussed the recent admissions director’s resignation and his view on Wharton’s decline.
The workers voted Monday morning to be represented by the Teamsters Local 929.
Ashton Kutcher, who had to cancel his original plans to visit Penn this week, has rescheduled his appearance.
Despite Penn’s no loan policy, some students owe thousands of dollars by graduation.
The four students are now studying in different countries after considering the unrest in Egypt.