Articles by Sarah Ryu

12/07/10 6:50am

Ryu's Clues | A necessary nest for night owls

Increasing the number of study spaces or extending the hours of those already available would provide productive environments for night owls.
11/23/10 3:28am

Ryu's Clues | With a little help from mentors

Whether our mentors have a great deal of real-world experience or are just a few years older, they can all provide students with perspectives on academics, career paths and more.
11/09/10 5:21am

Ryu's Clues | 'Harry Potter' and the value of print

Our generation might love multimedia platforms, but what Harry Potter taught its readers in more than 4,000 pages over nearly 10 years was the value of paper books.
10/19/10 4:13am

Ryu's Clues | More than just 'Survivor' winners

The Asian-American community needs more encouragement from leaders like Yul Kwon, particularly when pursuing careers in humanities- or social-science-related fields.
09/28/10 2:41am

Ryu's Clues | 'Interdisciplinary' is just a word

Despite the various ways Penn advertises interdisciplinary education through structured programs, courses of study don’t need to be labeled as such to provide multiple perspectives on a certain theme.
09/14/10 3:35am

Ryu's Clues | TFA: more than cocktail party stories

For Teach for America alumni who leave the education field, what they learn during the two years can still make a difference.
07/15/10 3:07am

Sarah Ryu | Does work have to be meaningful?

Optimism makes our generation idealistic when searching for work.
03/17/10 5:27am

Faith finds a following at Penn

Though Penn was not founded as a seminary or a divinity school, the impact of religion on individual students’ lives is profound enough for the University community as a whole to take notice.
02/15/10 6:33am

Students cope with eating disorders

Penn students live with disordered eating ranging from regulations to clinical disorders
01/22/10 6:15am

Faculty show wide gender gap

Though more women are going to college than ever before — 71.5 percent of 2008 U.S. high-school graduates, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics — this doesn’t mean more women are becoming professors.
12/03/09 4:14am

Going global | Bringing global education back home

A number of international students plan on returning to their home countries after graduation from an American university. But for some, the move back might not be instantaneous.
12/02/09 4:57am

Going global | Pushed, pulled to study in U.S.

For many international students, coming to the United States for school often requires careful consideration. Factors include their home region, career plans and economic background.
12/01/09 5:36am

Going global | Students overcome culture shock

International students experience a common challenge: acclimating to Penn. For many, the U.S. brings culture shocks from language, a new educational system and homesickness.
11/09/09 6:44am

Painting Penn | When performing arts is a way of life

Students in the performing arts community tend to live for feelings of fulfillment while still holding down the other aspects of the Penn balancing act — other extracurricular activities, a social life and sleep.
11/04/09 5:38am
The question that artists and arts supporters at Penn face is how to share opportunities for arts exploration with the larger community.
10/27/09 3:27am

Philly Fellows follow nontraditional paths

The fellowship program connects recent college graduates with nonprofit jobs in the Philadelphia area.
10/08/09 4:47am
College senior Sohani Amarasekera was recently recognized as one of Glamour magazine’s Top 10 College Women and featured in its October issue as “The Visionary.”
09/28/09 2:04am

Celebrating Latin Heritage | MEChA leader Trujillo focuses on giving back

For College senior Laura Trujillo, La Casa Latina Center has become her home away from home.
09/15/09 10:59pm
According to the National Association of College Stores 2008 report, the average student spent $702 on textbooks in the 2006-2007 academic year.
09/09/09 12:41am

Summer Recap | University receives stimulus funding toward research

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act recently awarded Penn more than $30 million to fund over 100 scientific research projects from various programs spanning the University's 12 schools.
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