Articles by Sarah Emmerich
Laugh about med school's absurdity and crazinessPerelman School of Medicine students know how to have fun.
Fling profitable for local businessesAs students gear up in preparation for Spring Fling, local businesses prepare for increased traffic and revenue, as well as hundreds of belligerent students.
GAPSA takes stance against sequestrationThe Graduate and Professional Student Assembly is taking a political stance against sequestration.
Bar exam to be modified in 2015In 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.
David Perlman's 'Organ Farm' seeks to educate readers on bioethicsLast 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.
Law School, Wharton to partner in new programThe Law School is partnering with the Wharton School to launch the first management program for law students of its kind.
Economics class to open globally through CourseraCurrently, 13,040 people worldwide have already signed up for Rebecca Stein’s Economics 001 class. Registration will continue until April 8.
Penn Vet study uncovers bone-building ability of proteinThis 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.
College senior designs shoes for basketball star Ray AllenDuring his freshman year, College senior En Hao began custom painting shoes for individual clients in his business called “EnHaoKicks.”
Finalists declared in Fels Public Policy ChallengeThe five finalist teams of the Fourth Annual Fels Public Policy Challenge will compete on February 24th.
Penn professor honored by Latino newspaperEmilio Parrado, the director of the Latin American and Latino Studies program at Penn, was honored as one of Delaware Valley’s most influential Latinos.
More Penn students to live, intern abroadPenn’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.
Engineering and Design schools partner with Carnegie Mellon to research transportationPenn’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.
Penn SHAPE gives grad students an incentive to work outJanuary 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.
UA-GAPSA Legal Services program will soon address housing issuesIn the past year and a half, the UA recorded that 40 undergraduate and graduate students met with the attorney for legal advice.
Division of Public Safety holds biannual commendationMembers of the Penn Police, PennComm, AlliedBarton Security and community residents were given merit awards in recognition of their work.
Working Women Around the World panel discuss breaking barriersTargeted at Wharton women, last night’s Wonderful Wednesday event consisted of a panel of eight prominent businesswomen largely committed to international business