Articles by Simona Vigodner
Penn professor's research shows ecosystems with mutualism can be stableTheir research contradicts classical ecological models, which argue that mutual interactions create instability, Penn Today reported.
Philadelphia ranks as ninth best city for women in tech, falling six places from last yearPhiladelphia's decreased ranking can be partly attributed to a larger gender pay gap in the city. Philadelphia women in tech are currently making 91% of what their male counterparts make, compared to 97% in 2019.
Joe Coffee to close down its two Philadelphia locationsJoe Coffee has been in the Philadelphia area since 2013, with its University City location on Drexel's campus at 3200 Chestnut St.
Wharton’s new radio show will feature talks between top professors and prominent CEOsThe show, which debuted Nov. 4 on SiriusXM's business channel, features interviews between professors and prominent business leaders on a range of topics.
Penn ranks No.11 in world universities by Times Higher EducationThe ranking for 2020 included about 1,400 universities across almost 100 countries.
Penn Medicine researchers develop vaccine for genital herpesPennMed researchers delivered the vaccine to mice and guinea pigs who showed “sterile immunity,” the highest level of immunity where there were no signs of infection after exposure.
Penn researcher wins $3 million prize for Alzheimer's workVirginia M.Y. Lee is the director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research at the Medical School.
Five famous professors everyone at Penn should knowSome well-known Penn professors include Jeb Bush, Buzz Bissinger, Dorothy Roberts, Adam Grant, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson.
Class Board 2021 announces new tradition to culminate sophomore yearU-Night will take place on April 30 from 8 to 9 p.m. on College Green, Class Board 2021 announced on its Facebook page.
Gutmann announces 2019 President’s Engagement and Innovation Prize winnersBoth prizes award teams $100,000 for project implementation and $50,000 stipends for living expenses for each student in the year after graduation.
Wellness Week aims to reach more diverse audience with expanded definition of well-beingThe week featured free classes at Pottruck, workshops on topics like nutrition and self-affirmation, the launch of the “Dear Penn Freshmen” letters, and free donuts on Locust Walk.
Penn Medicine research explores why cancer is more prone to spread to the liverResearchers at Penn Medicine highlighted a chain reaction involving specific liver cells that prompt the liver to be more susceptible to cancer development.
Penn prof. Buzz Bissinger hosts student writer’s residency in Pacific Northwest homeCollege senior Sabrina Qiao was chosen to complete the nine-day writer’s residency hosted by English professor Buzz Bissinger and his wife Lisa Smith at their home in the Pacific Northwest.
In strict new policy revision, U. Mich forbids teacher-student relationships in any contextThe policy gives refined definitions to student-teacher relationships and the regulations set on various types of relationships.
Philadelphia will receive more funding and resources to eradicate HIV under Trump planThe plan will focus on four key strategies called "Diagnose, Treat, Protect, and Respond" and will also fund both new and existing programs.
Penn LPS graduate creates digital map to track crime in West PhiladelphiaLPS alumnus Dillon Heffernan created the map to help track crime using information from police reports and social media.
RealArts program offers grants for student internships in arts, publishing, televisionThis year, RealArts@Penn is offering 24 internships in industries such as publishing, television, and museum administration.
Penn and Philadelphia community come together on Day of Service for Martin Luther King Jr. DayActivities included creating bags of toiletries for women in local shelters and working with Helping Hands to create gifts for West Philadelphia residents.
This OIDD class will visit Israel to see leading tech companies in action over winter breakThis is only the second time the application-based course is available for undergraduate students. It was originally an MBA-level course that would visit companies like Starbucks, Costco, and Amazon.