Articles by Elena Gooray

12/13/10 5:59am

Wharton alum sells Milo, Inc. to eBay for $75 million

On Thursday, eBay Inc. — the world’s largest online marketplace — announced its $75 million purchase of Milo Inc., a company developed by 2008 Wharton graduate Jack Abraham.
12/10/10 10:01am
Whether next-door neighbors at work or not, spouses who have both earned a doctorate have been increasingly hired together by universities over the past 30 years.
12/06/10 7:42am
On Friday night the group hosted the fourth annual Red & White Ball, a charity event that brings together Nursing faculty with Penn students for a night of performances, dancing and philanthropy.
12/02/10 10:23am

Male nurses organize emotional wellness campaign on campus

As the first stage of an initiative to promote men’s mental health, the Male Association of Nurses at the University of Pennsylvania — or MANUP — is starting a publicity campaign to get students talking about their emotional and psychological well-being.
11/30/10 9:18am
The Digital Media Design program provides undergrads with an Engineering degree, but it also requires classes in communications and fine arts to prepare students for the ever-expanding world of computer graphics.
11/24/10 9:05am

Two students honored for saving life

Tuesday night, two students took front and center in Claire Fagin Hall to be recognized for saving a man’s life in a Sept. 21 incident on Locust Walk.
11/23/10 6:25am
In what looks from the outside like a nondescript part of Levine Hall, students from all of Penn's undergraduate schools are championing innovation in the student-run hub for idea development in science and technology.
11/18/10 8:20am
As a number of her classmates work to secure jobs in business, law and medicine, College senior Chloe Castellon is taking a different step toward a professional career: directing an independent film.
11/11/10 9:30am

After alum's death, fight for disability rights continues

Up until his death on Oct. 19 at age 49, 1983 College alumnus Paul Miller never stopped fighting for disability rights, including positions in the Bill Clinton and Barack Obama administrations.
11/10/10 9:56am

After prison experience, student finds place at Penn

Before coming to Penn, a sophomore earning his bachelor’s degree in the College of Liberal and Professional Studies served 18 months in a juvenile facility after being arrested for gun possession at the age of 16.
11/02/10 5:34am

Institute of Medicine recommends expanding duties of nurse practitioners

As the push for health care reform continues, nurse practioners’ special approach to health is being increasingly looked at as part of an improved care system — especially in addressing the mounting shortage of primary care providers.
10/28/10 4:04am

Engineering professor invited to appear on Colbert Report

In preparation for Stephen Colbert's “Keep Fear Alive” march, SEAS professor Daniel Lee filmed a segment today in which Colbert confronts his greatest fears — which include robots.
10/26/10 9:13am
Every Saturday morning Dubois residents meet up with local middle and high-school students at Ase Academy, a program that offers academic tutoring, mentorship and leadership training.
10/21/10 7:08am
Engineering professor Katherine Kuchenbecker was named to the Popular Science magazine Brilliant 10 list of "America's young science geniuses."
10/20/10 4:35am

New report contemplates nurses' role in healthcare reform

Developed by the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Initiative on the Future of Nursing report analyzes the impact nurses will have in the future of health care.
10/15/10 6:17am
Thanks to two major anonymous donations, Penn’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library will begin the first stage of renovations at the end of this month.
10/06/10 6:31am
Before she was a student in the School of Nursing, sophomore Natasha Rosenberg was the very first Miss Sweetie Poo in the humorous Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony at Harvard.
10/05/10 4:26am
Penn Nursing students agree that their employment opportunities may be more promising than those of many of their peers, but they have not been immune to the recession’s effects and graduates.
10/01/10 8:11am

Nursing student shares his story with Congress

Before an audience of congressional staffers and health professionals, School of Nursing student Jorge Roman got to tell his story Tuesday night on Capitol Hill.
09/27/10 5:54am

SEAS facilities undergo several renovations

After a particularly "rich summer," the Engineering School complex has undergone renovations that are changing both the technological capacity and appearance of the school.
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