When 1986 College graduate Ted Schlein was an undergraduate, his father’s position on the board of Apple Inc. meant that he was one of very few Penn students to have a personal computer in his room. When he found all his friends using it to design their resumes, the intrepid economics major started a resume business, charging $35 for 10 copies and allowing unlimited changes.
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Julia Fordham has long been interested in sustainable energy. A Los Alamos, N.M., resident, this member of the Class of 2016 has watched with interest her dad’s work for the Los Alamos National Laboratory and interned there herself this past summer working on solar cells.
In a move that will put Penn at the forefront of an online learning movement making waves throughout higher education, 12 Penn professors will open versions of their most popular courses to a global internet audience, the University announced Wednesday morning.
For Kate Tatar, good news came early in the college admissions process — and so did the pressure of deciding.
As class schedules were released last week and registration opened, many students will spend the next few months strategizing about how to fulfill the College of Arts and Science’s diverse Sector and Foundational requirements.
In what is being called an embarrassing and unprecedented snafu for the Office of Admissions, more than 400 Penn acceptance letters were accidentally sent to Pennsylvania State University applicants, Dean of Admissions Eric Furda announced in a statement Tuesday.
When former Wharton student Jack Abraham was 5 years old, his family friend Len Lodish taught him how to ride a bike. More than two decades later, Lodish would find himself providing a different kind of mentorship to Abraham — this time as a Wharton marketing professor, with Abraham as an undergraduate.
Two Penn students won a $10,000 award for their work on an organization that is bringing together American and Middle Eastern students from the comforts of their own dorm rooms.
Penn’s endowment is among the fastest growing in the nation.
College sophomore Elan Kiderman wants to major in creativity.
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One Penn senior has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship this year, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships announced Tuesday.
A recent investigation into alleged discrimination against Asian-American college applicants has prompted discussion about admissions policies at Penn and throughout the Ivy League.
According to a 200,000-person annual survey administered by the University of California, Los Angeles, college freshmen across the nation are increasingly serious about their academic studies, are more left-leaning politically and are attending their first-choice colleges less often due to higher tuition bills and reduced financial aid.