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06/10/14 4:37pm

Wharton MBA grads create app to streamline hospital communication

Divya Dhar and Lane Rettig created Seratis, a mobile app soon to begin a new pilot site in the psychiatric ward of Penn Medicine, to improve the sporadic communication between physicians interacting with common patients.
02/18/14 7:54pm

Hackathons attract thousands of students — but few women

There were so few women at PennApps last semester that one of the women's restrooms was converted into a men's restroom.
01/30/13 10:35am

Penn brings in new chief information officer

Thomas Murphy, the chief information officer at DaVita HealthCare Partners, will serve as Penn’s next vice president for information technology and CIO, the University announced Wednesday.
01/19/13 3:45pm

Q and A with PennApps Hackathon mentors

This weekend, Penn received an influx of great technological minds. Included among these were 2011 Engineering graduates Lu Chen and Ryan Menezes, who are both software engineers at Facebook.
01/10/13 11:44pm

Career Services pushes social media presence, surveys student opinion

Despite Career Services’ recent social media push, only about 85 responses to their assessment surveys have been recorded. The surveys are part of a larger process that began in October.
05/10/12 7:45pm

Venture capitalists contribute to entrepreneurship at Penn

A handful of actively engaged venture capitalists have helped strengthen Penn’s connection to the world of startups and entrepreneurship on several levels of university life, from the Engineering School to Penn’s endowment.
04/02/12 10:41pm

For Wesley Zhao, a startup dream fulfilled

Welcome to the life of 19-year-old Zhao — college dropout and successful self-made entrepreneur. Zhao taught himself how to code in his spare time as a student and a Division I athlete for Penn’s sprint football and track and field teams.
03/16/12 12:15am
Some people might find the idea of grabbing coffee with a stranger a rather weird and awkward activity. If someone I didn’t know had approached me a year ago, I would have been weirded out.