Philly Tech Week 2013 kicked off in grand fashion with the largest game of Pong on the planet last Friday.
While hundreds of students walked by with their hands glued to their phones Saturday, others chose to [dis]connect for a picnic with their friends on College Green.
Over 25 different booths fed the curiosity of people with beer, ice cream, liquid nitrogen-dipped marshmallows and a healthy dose of science at the sold-out Philadelphia Science Festival kick-off party yesterday night.
The fair, held Wednesday night, was the final stage of PennVention, a student-run program that provides students with “access to business and technical mentoring, and specialized workshops.”
Despite the current relatively low enrollment numbers, program coordinators remain optimistic about the summer courses.
With a new magazine on the way and plans to meet up during Preview Days, the Penn Class of 2017 Facebook page is abuzz with excitement.
As College senior Ashley Bernard approached the front door of Capogiro, Wharton senior Ankit Shah enveloped her in a hug.
Although the Amazon backup system Wharton uses could have leakages related to user-indicated settings, the school claims its precautions will prevent any issues.
The United States patent system is undergoing a major change, harmonizing with the existing systems of most other countries.
DRL is coming soon to a location near you.
Engineering senior Ayaka Nonaka has built two iPhone apps — one for the weather and one to-do list — for fun in the past month. As a computer science major, a teacher for the half-credit course Computer Science 195 and one of the organizers of PennApps, Nonaka has had extensive experience in programming but wanted to use these projects as “an exercise in programming, design and product development.”
On March 15, CEO of Lore and former University of Pennsylvania student Joseph Cohen announced that e-learning platform Lore has been acquired by another startup site, Noodle.org.
Students can now use their phones to do anything from checking their grades to checking out a book.
Although the frenzy of the PennApps hackathon ended two months ago, several of the prizewinning teams are still developing their apps.
For people wondering why “Gangnam Style,” greek yoghurt and Rebecca Black’s songs became popular, Jonah Berger might have the answer.
There is currently no set timeline for launching the technology to the general Penn community, but the estimate is that it will take up to five years.
On Monday, the Wharton School and Cisco Systems, Inc. jointly unveiled for the first time the new “Cisco Connected Classroom” in Huntsman Hall with a live demonstration of the telepresence technology.
PennBoard is an online platform for students and on-campus groups to post event information and announcements online. The events are arranged on a calendar, which users can navigate to view events by date.
For the third year in a row Wharton executive MBA students will receive an iPad as one of their first packages from the school.