Articles by Sarah Emmerich

04/16/13 12:14am
Perelman School of Medicine students know how to have fun.
04/09/13 4:35am

Fling profitable for local businesses

As students gear up in preparation for Spring Fling, local businesses prepare for increased traffic and revenue, as well as hundreds of belligerent students.
04/09/13 1:59am

GAPSA takes stance against sequestration

The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly is taking a political stance against sequestration.
03/18/13 5:05am

Bar exam to be modified in 2015

In February 2015, the infamous bar exam will change, but the Law School sees little reason to worry. The examiners of the Multistate Bar Examination are making fundamental alterations to the exam. They plan to add a new subject to the exam, Civil Procedures, and reduce the number of questions in other subjects to keep the total number at 200.
03/13/13 5:20am
Last month, School of Nursing professor David Perlman published “Organ Farm,” an interactive novel about bioethics. “Organ Farm” is set in the year 2022, at a point where health reformers must be very cautious with money.
03/12/13 1:35am

Law School, Wharton to partner in new program

The Law School is partnering with the Wharton School to launch the first management program for law students of its kind.
03/11/13 1:53am

Economics class to open globally through Coursera

Currently, 13,040 people worldwide have already signed up for Rebecca Stein’s Economics 001 class. Registration will continue until April 8.
02/26/13 12:19am

Penn Vet study uncovers bone-building ability of protein

This research is groundbreaking both because it is the first to demonstrate that the Jagged-1 protein can assist in the healing process of human bones and provides insight into possible treatments for rare metabolic condition called Alagille syndrome.
02/18/13 3:09am
During his freshman year, College senior En Hao began custom painting shoes for individual clients in his business called “EnHaoKicks.”
02/11/13 5:11am

Finalists declared in Fels Public Policy Challenge

The five finalist teams of the Fourth Annual Fels Public Policy Challenge will compete on February 24th.
02/01/13 3:27am
Emilio Parrado, the director of the Latin American and Latino Studies program at Penn, was honored as one of Delaware Valley’s most influential Latinos.
01/31/13 4:50am

More Penn students to live, intern abroad

Penn’s International Internship Program is expected to expand this summer with a 45 percent increase in applicants. The program is reaching out to regional alumni clubs and tapping into other various resources to maximize opportunities for students.
01/29/13 11:52pm

Engineering and Design schools partner with Carnegie Mellon to research transportation

Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of Design and Carnegie Mellon University are working on a collaborative effort to improve the future of transportation through an interdisciplinary research group known as the Consortium for Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation.
01/22/13 3:54am

Penn SHAPE gives grad students an incentive to work out

January generally witnesses an influx of people flocking to the gym with high hopes of losing weight. For those participating in the Penn SHAPE challenge though, going to the gym is not just about losing weight, but also about an overall health gain.
01/16/13 5:39am

UA-GAPSA Legal Services program will soon address housing issues

In the past year and a half, the UA recorded that 40 undergraduate and graduate students met with the attorney for legal advice.
11/30/12 6:31am

Division of Public Safety holds biannual commendation

Members of the Penn Police, PennComm, AlliedBarton Security and community residents were given merit awards in recognition of their work.
10/25/12 4:35am
Targeted at Wharton women, last night’s Wonderful Wednesday event consisted of a panel of eight prominent businesswomen largely committed to international business
10/15/12 1:57am

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Allyson Schwartz speak ahead of elections

Gillibrand suggested that if Romney defeats Obama in the November election, the consequences will be grave for America’s women.
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