On July 23, biomedical companies attended BPC’s Vendor Fair with their newest tools, which “determine what questions [postdocs] can ask experimentally.”
Members of Team DARwIn traveled to the Netherlands in order to compete against top teams from other nations. The robots are programmed to mimic human soccer players.
“Social Entrepreneurs’ Playbook” will focus on “[doing] more with less” and maximizing the impact of available funds. “The key aspect of this book and social entrepreneurship is to apply the business discipline in the social enterprise,” said co-author James Thompson.
From July 21-23 , Provost Vincent Price will represent Penn at a discussion with other universities’ administrators about the future of online education, including massive online open courses. Penn has seen enrollment of over a million in its Coursera MOOCs.
A recent study by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine found that restricting sleep led to weight gains because of increased late night calorie consumption. The subjects’ environment resembled that of a college freshman.
In light of recent cases against companies who take on unpaid interns, it may soon be less costly for an employer to forgo interns entirely than to hire one from Penn.
In light of federal court cases related to unpaid internships, experts and students discuss the costs and benefits of working for companies without compensation.
Students in the “Philadelphia School Reuse Studio” course at the School of Design, developed a plan to reuse school Philadelphia school buildings after they close in less than two weeks.
Although dozens of pre-meds return to campus or go to other institutions to work as research assistants during the summer months, medical schools do not require summer research and many Penn students seek alternative summer employment — like working in a summer camp.
Navy Commander Pamela Herbig Wall is pursuing a doctorate in nursing at Penn while stationed with the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
Daniel Mindiola has been appointed the fourth Presidential Term Professor of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences.
Fels Institute of Government professor and former U.S. Rep. Marjorie Margolies entered the race for her old seat in Pennsylvania’s 13th congressional district last week after months of speculation.
The gallery “Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster,” which opened this past Sunday, traces the depiction of black bodies in politically driven campaigns.
The Wharton School announced on June 5 that Georgette Phillips was stepping down from her position as vice dean of Wharton undergraduate programs. Simon and Midge Palley Professor of Management Lori Rosenkopf will take Phillips’ office on July 1.
Anil Rustgi, chief of gastroenterology at the Perelman School of Medicine, was recently elected president of the American Gastroenterological Association Institute.
Emerging Leaders in Science & Society is a competitive fellowship that, in its inaugural year, will be open to graduate and professional students at four campuses across the United States.
About 6,000 graduates celebrated their graduation from Penn today. Their commencement address was delivered by current Vice President Joe Biden.
Engineering freshman Kate Miller was awarded the AspireIT award by the National Center for Women and Information Technology for her idea of an only girls engineering, math and science program. Miller will teach the camp this summer.
As you exit the elevators on the newly renovated sixth floor of Van Pelt Library, Benjamin Franklin’s writing desk and several of his prized possessions — including his cufflinks and a silver spoon — are displayed in a glass case on your right.
Engineering seniors Cynthia Mai, Eric Berdinis and Jeff Kiske have designed a video billboard which tailors the advertisements it displays to the people walking by based on their age, gender, glasses and facial hair.