Articles by Nina Selipsky
Penn student struck by a car on the corner of 40th and WalnutA spokesperson for the Philadelphia Police Department said the patient is in critical condition. PPD is continuing to investigate the incident.
Columbia University just unveiled a plan to reduce their carbon footprint by 35 percent in the next 3 yearsThe University will continue crowdsourcing ideas for improving sustainability through the hashtag #sustainablecolumbia, said the University's Office of Communications.
Penn sophomores advancing Alzheimer's and Parkinson's research win prestigious prizeThe Goldwater Scholarship is awarded each year to students around the country who intend to earn a doctorate and pursue a research career in math, engineering or the natural sciences.
Some professors are giving students more time to 'Fling'“In the past, I’ve shown up with a lesson plan and there are very few people there — maybe a third of the class," physics professor Elliot Lipeles said.
Drexel reportedly launches investigation into professor's controversial tweetsAfter initially defending a professor’s controversial tweets as free speech, documents show Drexel is now launching an investigation.
Meet the Wharton MBA student who is also a famous rapperMany Wharton MBAs go into consulting and startups. First-year student Clyde Kelly is no different, except for the fact that he is also a successful rapper.
These recent Penn grads are already pursuing Wharton Ph.D.sAfter two years in the accounting Ph.D. program, Paul is clearer about the benefits and detriments of going immediately into a Ph.D. program — as she did — versus starting out in the working world.
Medical school professors honored with awards credit their students and John Wayne“I am continually amazed by the curiosity, the enthusiasm and the genuine desire for learning on the part of the Penn medical students,” professor of clinical medicine David Jaffe said.
A small retail center in Wharton is helping Penn students launch careers in fashion“The goal of the Center is to connect three different groups of stakeholders: the industry people, the students and the faculty,” Baker Retailing Center Director Barbara Kahn said.
All undergraduates can now apply early for the Wharton MBA program, thanks to a $10 million donationThe program will enable students to enter the workforce for two to four years knowing they will be able to return to Wharton to pursue an MBA.
Over spring break, Wharton professors and students went to Japan to bridge cultural dividesStudents had the task of crafting a strategy to spark interest in Japanese society back at Penn.
Management 100 will be replaced in the fall — here's what students are saying“It was very different from Management 100 where we spent hours upon hours outside of class with our teammates,” Warner said.
Politics and baseball will be central at next week's Wharton Global Forum in Miami“We celebrate and honor the region we travel to for the forum, so we will have some region-centric topics,” Wharton Executive Director of Alumni Relations Lizann Rode said.
Program pairs English Language Program students with Penn students for mutual language-learning“In light of the immigration ban, I think this program holds even more significance,” ELP Student Center Coordinator and College senior Joanna Xue said.
Worried about the timing and cost of a summer in Washington? This program wants to helpPPI provides opportunities for students to get involved in public policy through summer internships in D.C.. The initiative provides funding to students who receive an offer for unpaid internships in Washington.
Wharton MBAs attempt to burst personal media bubbles with PolarNews email newsletter“Most people, when they look at their Facebook news feeds, tend to be friends with like-minded people of similar backgrounds,” Alexander said. “When it comes to the articles that people choose to share, a lot of times they can be of a very similar mindset, and thus is the emergence of the echo chamber.”
Are you a Beyoncé fan? This class might be for youThe course begins with a musical context unit, focusing on artists such as Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Bob Dylan — musicians who have used their music to comment on social issues.
Penn Law Dean releases statement criticizing Trump's immigration orderIn his statement, he cited a conference this March that many from these Muslim-majority countries will not be able to attend and said that Trump's ban will “stifle the intellectual discourse to which we aspire.”
Warby Parker comes home to PhiladelphiaThe highly successful glasses company was founded by Wharton MBA classmates