Articles by Mohana Ravindranath

12/01/10 2:39am
More than 4,000 undergraduates live off campus each year, but not all of them live in the popular area just west of campus.
10/08/10 2:50am

Penn World Scholars program expands international outreach

The Penn World Scholars program gives financial aid to international students from 'high-need' families that don't qualify for need-based aid. All four undergraduate classes are represented.
09/02/10 6:53pm

Student dies after long illness

Lu Gan, a member of the class of 2013, died over the weekend after a long illness, according to an e-mail sent to residents by Gregory House Dean Christopher Donovan.
08/05/10 3:45am

No-pay jobs pay off

Instead of getting into work-mode after a relaxing summer, many Penn students are simply switching gears — from summer jobs or internships to fall classes.
07/22/10 3:21am
Students spending the summer in Philadelphia can take advantage of Philly’s food culture for cheap during University City Dining Days.
07/15/10 1:33am

Gutmann names two new ‘Making History’ campaign chairs

Andrea Mitchell, host of NBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports” and Rosemary Mazanet, CEO of DiabetesAmerica and general partner of Apelles Investment Management in New York have been named co-chairs of “Making History,” Penn’s capital fund raising campaign.
06/24/10 2:10am

Penn Alum appointed Yeshiva University VP

Rabbi Josh Joseph has been named the Vice President of Yeshiva University in New York City. This role will be added to his current position as YU Chief of Staff.
06/24/10 1:45am
Two SEAS '08 and two Wharton '08 grads sold the company they founded as undergraduates.
06/10/10 5:01am

PennMOVES third annual sale a success

PennMOVES held its third annual sale last week.
06/10/10 4:57am

Bioethics panel to meet July 8-9

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Biological Issues will examine synthetic biology
06/10/10 4:50am
Newsweek’s Senior Washington Correspondent, columnist, and NBC and MSNBC analyst Howard Fineman will teach a 3-session mini course at the Kelly Writers House this fall.
06/10/10 4:43am

Gutmann sees 4% pay raise

Penn President Amy Gutmann saw a 4-percent increase in base pay last year, although her salary will be frozen in FY10.
05/27/10 4:00am

de Rothschilds donate $1 million to Penn's World Scholars Program

Sir Evelyn and Lynn Forester de Rothschild gave Penn’s World Scholars Program a $1 million gift with the intention of supporting a Penn World Scholar from a British Commonwealth country.
05/27/10 4:00am

Pretenders lead singer and PETA protest 'McCruelty'

Chrissie Hynde will present her "I'm hating it" parody ad on campus to protest McDonald's slaughter methods.
05/13/10 9:05pm

Arts and the City Year 'extraordinarily successful'

Following the Year of Food and the Year of Evolution, the 2009-2010 Arts and the City Year has been “extraordinarily successful in realizing its ambitions,” according to a statement from Provost Vincent Price.
05/13/10 7:24pm

Penn bookstore to offer textbook rentals

Students struggling to pay upwards of $1,000 for a semester’s textbooks may find some relief with Penn Bookstore’s textbook rental, which will be offered next fall.
04/28/10 10:16pm

Many options available for stress relief

Amid rising stress levels and rapidly approaching finals, students may find outlets for stress relief through University initiatives.
04/23/10 5:14am
Thursday was national “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.” Typically, 200 to 250 Penn employees bring at least one child.
04/22/10 5:03am

Volcano disrupts travel plans

Last week's eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano produced enough ash to disrupt air traffic — and millions' travel plans, including those of some Penn students and faculty.
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