Articles by Jin Pyuo Lee

09/28/12 12:51am

Theme years unite undergraduates under academic angle

Since then, the University has cycled through six different theme years: food, evolution, arts and the city, water, games and proof. Its seventh theme year, for the 2013-2014 academic year, will be the Year of Sound.
03/14/12 9:48pm
Deputy Dean for Education in the School of Engineering and Applied Science Vijay Kumar has helped lead the recent creation of a number of “quadrotors.”
02/14/12 7:37pm

Grad school database aims to strengthen community

With a new database of graduate student clubs and organizations, Penn’s Graduate and Professional Student Assembly is attempting to strengthen the bonds of the University’s graduate school community.
02/08/12 7:21pm

Engineering students see higher salaries

According to Career Service’s annual Career Plans Survey, the average salary for 2011 Engineering graduates was $68,814 — a 12-percent increase over their 2010 peers.
02/01/12 9:16pm

Groups seek to advance female role in engineering

Tonight at the Inn at Penn, the Society of Women Engineers will hold its 15th annual corporate dinner where it will discuss career opportunities for female Engineering students.
01/31/12 8:32pm

Social networking major blossoms in its first semester

The Rajendra and Neera Singh Program in Market and Social Systems Engineering, a brand new program in the Engineering School, was launched in the fall and is now entering its second semester.
01/24/12 8:16pm

Penn Law students assist professor in Supreme Court

Last week, 12 Law School students were given the opportunity of a lifetime: to get out of the classroom and measure their legal skills in front of the Supreme Court. These students were part of Penn Law’s Supreme Court Clinic.
01/19/12 1:28am

Asian-American students attend leadership conference in Washington

Last week, 14 Penn students attended the White House Asian-American and Pacific Islanders Youth Leadership Briefing, which involved about 200 high-school and college students from across the nation.
01/11/12 10:29pm

Graduate program in video game design, technology is one-of-a-kind among Ivies

Since fall 2004, Penn has been the only school in the Ivy League to offer a graduate program in video game programming and technology to its students.
12/11/11 7:43pm

At Penn Law, pro-bono work a rite of passage

More than 20 years ago, Penn Law became one of the first law schools in the country to require its students to complete mandatory pro-bono work.
12/11/11 7:20pm

Law School students hold workshop for food truck entrepreneurs

Some of Penn’s MBA/JD students are teaching a group of community members what it takes to make it in the food truck business.
12/06/11 10:18pm

Dissatisfied Social Policy & Practice students spark debate

Recent complaints raised by a group of Master of Social Work students about their non-profit fieldwork placement have prompted debate among students and administrators in the School of Social Policy & Practice.
11/29/11 11:27pm
This is the largest first-time applicant pool since it began tracking in 1989, according to AAMC. Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine has not yet released its application numbers for this year. WORD ON THE WALK: Med school popularity
11/27/11 10:36pm
Students have complained about the poor quality of their fieldwork placements with nonprofit agencies. Moreover, they feel that administrators at the School of Social Policy & Practice do not take their concerns seriously.
11/13/11 9:36pm

Law schools check applicants' Facebook profiles

A Kaplan Test Prep study found that thirty-seven percent of law schools admissions officers check an applicant’s Facebook profile and forty-one percent search an applicant on Google.
11/07/11 10:00pm

Penn grad students attend Ivy Summit at MIT

From Nov. 4 to Nov. 6, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology held an annual Ivy Summit, where graduate student government leaders from all eight Ivy League schools and MIT gather at one school to share ideas about how to enhance the welfare of graduate students.
11/02/11 11:04pm

Penn profs find mouthwash may lower risk of premature birth

The School of Dental Medicine announced last week that a preliminary study found that rinsing regularly with mouthwash was linked to a decreased rate of incidence of preterm births.
10/31/11 7:51pm

School of Design receives $2.5 million gift to bolster programming

In early October, Penn’s School of Design received a $2.5 million gift from 1969 College graduate Katherine Sachs and 1967 Wharton graduate Keith Sachs to fund visual arts. The donation will create a visiting professorship and support fine arts programs throughout the University.
10/25/11 10:49pm

NBC's 'Community' star will perform next week

On Nov. 3, actor Danny Pudi will perform at the Ben Franklin Room in Houston Hall as part of the Asian Pacific Student Coalition and Penn Sangam’s Chai Chat event.
10/24/11 10:35pm

Penn research on canine lymphoma may work toward human cure

Oct. 18, the School of Veterinary Medicine announced that the first cancer vaccine for dogs with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma — a blood cancer category with a high mortality rate — was developed by professors at Penn Vet and the Perelman School of Medicine.
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