13 hours ago

Profs and students explain why Penn produces the 4th highest number of startup CEOs

2017 Wharton graduate Zach Pelta said how he believed Penn’s, and particularly Wharton’s, curriculum prepares...

    Profs and students explain why Penn produces the 4th highest number of startup CEOs
    As a new study affirmed Penn's status as one of the top schools for aspiring entrepreneurs, Penn students and professors discuss how various initiatives enable students to succeed in their business pursuits. A recent Crunchbase News study looked at the University affliations of the CEOs of startups that have raised at least a million dollars in the past year.
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4 days ago

A robbery at PNC Bank on 40th Street prompts UPenn Alert Tuesday afternoon

A robbery at the PNC Bank on 200 South 40th Street prompted a UPennAlert around 4:17pm Tuesday afternoon. The suspect is still at large, the Division of Public Safety wrote in an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian. 

...DPS, the suspect was walking with a limp and was last seen heading north on 40th Street towards Chestnut Street...

    A robbery at PNC Bank on 40th Street prompts UPenn Alert Tuesday afternoon
    A robbery at the PNC Bank on 200 South 40th Street prompted a UPennAlert around 4:17pm Tuesday afternoon. The suspect is still at large, the Division of Public Safety wrote in an emailed statement to The Daily Pennsylvanian.
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May 15

At Penn's 262nd Commencement, speakers emphasize importance of unity and engagement

2018 Wharton and Engineering graduate Chris Painter said that Mitchell’s speech stood out to him because it was political, but she never explicitly mentioned President Donald Trump by name.  

    At Penn's 262nd Commencement, speakers emphasize importance of unity and engagement
    Early on May 14, graduates in black gowns, colored hoods, and caps filed down Locust Walk to attend Penn's 262nd Commencement ceremony at Franklin Field. Speakers from a range of fields talked about the importance of unity, engagement, and facts to a stadium packed full of family and friends.
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May 14

Wawa voted 'best sandwich shop' in the United States

Wawa on 38th and Spruce streets, one of its two locations on Penn's campus.

    Wawa voted 'best sandwich shop' in the United States
    Wawa was named as the best sandwich shop in America, beating out the likes of Firehouse Subs, Jersey Mike's, and Jimmy John's in a nationwide consumer survey. As part of an annual survey conducted by the research firm Market Force Information, Wawa took the top spot for sandwiches based on data from over 11,000 consumers across the country.
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May 08

Senior Column by Dan Spinelli | My final words

...was always more. More reporting. More time spent inside the DP’s cavernous office at 4015 Walnut Street. More staffers to carry the load of more work. More everything except some distance from...

    Senior Column by Dan Spinelli | My final words
    On a frigid Thursday in October, I sat crosslegged on the floor of a cabin lit only by a single, melting candle. I was sobbing and would not stop for a while. For the past three days, I had joined over 30 classmates from my high school on a religious retreat in a suburban campground north of Philadelphia.
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May 07

Robbery at nearby Sheraton Hotel prompts UPenn Alert early Monday morning

A robbery without a weapon at the Sheraton Hotel on 3549 Chestnut Street prompts a UPenn Alert at around 12:50 a.m. early Monday morning. A subsequent "all clear" alert was sent out approximately 30 minutes later.

    Robbery at nearby Sheraton Hotel prompts UPenn Alert early Monday morning
    A robbery without a weapon at the Sheraton Hotel on 3549 Chestnut Street prompts a UPenn Alert at around 12:50 a.m. early Monday morning. A subsequent "all clear" alert was sent out approximately 30 minutes later.
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May 06

Trump to appoint Penn alum, controversial TV star Dr. Oz to council on sports, fitness, nutrition

The Trump administration announced Friday that the president would appoint 1986 Wharton MBA and School of Medicine graduate Mehmet Oz of "The Dr. Oz Show" to the President's Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition. 

    Trump to appoint Penn alum, controversial TV star Dr. Oz to council on sports, fitness, nutrition
    The Trump administration announced Friday that the president would appoint 1986 Wharton MBA and School of Medicine graduate Mehmet Oz of "The Dr. Oz Show" to the President's Council on Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition. Known often as "Dr. Oz," Oz has entered into public discourse on numerous occasions as a result of controversial statements and alternative medicinal advice.
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May 06

Temple student shot and killed in off-campus apartment Saturday night

Duignam was a 21-year-old business student from Northampton County. He was reportedly shot three times in his North Philadelphia apartment at 17th and Diamond streets around 9 p.m and was found dead about an hour later.

    Temple student shot and killed in off-campus apartment Saturday night
    Temple University junior Daniel Duignam was shot and killed in his off-campus apartment on Saturday, according to a statement on the school website by Temple President Richard M. Englert. Duignam was a 21-year-old business student from Northampton County.
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May 02

How this Penn grad's new app aims to foster 'healthier relationship with technology'

Siempo, a new phone app on the Google Play store launched by 2012 Wharton graduate, aims to minimize distraction from smart phones and limit their overuse.  

    How this Penn grad's new app aims to foster 'healthier relationship with technology'
    A Wharton alumnus has recently launched an app that may be particularly useful for students trying to focus on studying for exams. Siempo, a new phone app on the Google Play store launched by 2012 Wharton graduate, aims to minimize distraction from smart phones and limit their overuse.
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Apr 26

Penn graduate says Robert Kurzban had relationship with her while he was her minor advisor

...8925). Physical mail can be sent to Executive Editor Rebecca Tan at The Daily Pennsylvanian: 4015 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA, 19104...

    Penn graduate says Robert Kurzban had relationship with her while he was her minor advisor
    Robert Kurzban, a longtime Penn professor, had a romantic relationship with an undergraduate female student who was one of his advisees in the Psychology Department, said the student involved and three of her friends. Text message exchanges provided to The Daily Pennsylvanian confirm several incidents in the alleged relationship, which happened over January 2016.
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Apr 25

A robbery at the TD Bank on Walnut St. prompts UPenn Alert on Wednesday afternoon

A robbery was reported at TD Bank on 3735 Walnut Street, prompting an initial UPenn Alert and a subsequent "all clear" alert on April 25. The bank is across the street from Huntsman Hall and a few doors west of Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. 

    A robbery at the TD Bank on Walnut St. prompts UPenn Alert on Wednesday afternoon
    A robbery was reported at TD Bank on 3735 Walnut Street, prompting an initial UPenn Alert and a subsequent "all-clear" alert on April 25. The bank is across the street from Huntsman Hall and a few doors west of Pottruck Health and Fitness Center.
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Apr 23

In the Fling week's crime log: five thefts and six citations due to underage drinking

April 6: A theft totaling losses over $200 was reported at 4020 Spruce St. between 8:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.

April 6: A theft was reported at the T-Mobile store located at 3441 Chestnut Street at 6:45 p.m. which resulted in losses worth more than $200.

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April 8: A theft was reported at 4113 Pine St. in the late evening which resulted in losses worth over $200.

April 12: In the early afternoon, a theft was reported at 401 S. 41st St. which resulted in losses worth over $200.

April 6: At 11:45 p.m. at the intersection of 40th and Spruce streets, a woman reported that a man took her phone and fled on a bicycle. Police were able to identify the suspect as a 19-year-old man, whom they later arrested.

April 12: A 31-year old man was arrested at Santander Bank on 3802 Chestnut St. after police responded to an alarm in the building set off at 5:00 a.m. when the man entered without due permission or reason.

April 6: Around 3:00 p.m. on the 4100 block of Pine St., a man reported fraudulent charges on his credit card.

April 6: A man reported being struck in the face by a known suspect at Atlantis Gentlemen's Club on 3813 Chestnut St. at around 1:15 a.m. The police advised a private criminal complaint for further action.

April 7: A 21-year old man was issued a citation on the 4000 block of Walnut St. at 5:30 p.m. after showing aggressive signs of intoxication and instigating arguments on the street.

April 12: A 19-year old man was issued a citation for underage drinking on the 3900 block of Sansom St., around 3:45 p.m.

April 12: A 20-year old man was issued a citation for underage drinking on the 4000 block of Spruce St. at 8:00 p.m.

April 12: A man was issued a citation for underage drinking on the 4000 block of Irving St. at 9:30 p.m.

April 12: A 34-year old man was issued a citation for trespassing at the Inn at Penn (3600 Sansom St.)  at 12:30 p.m. 

    In the Fling week's crime log: five thefts and six citations due to underage drinking
    Theft: April 6: A theft totaling losses over $200 was reported at 4020 Spruce St. between 8:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. April 6: A theft was reported at the T-Mobile store located at 3441 Chestnut Street at 6:45 p.m. which resulted in losses worth more than $200.
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Apr 22

Penn Med professor Carl June named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people

This year’s Time list of 100 most influential figures also included 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump and 1997 Wharton and College graduate Elon Musk. The list...

...of 100 most influential figures also included 1968 Wharton graduate and President Donald Trump and 1997 Wharton and College graduate Elon Musk. The list also featured other notable figures, such as talk...

    Penn Med professor Carl June named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people
    Penn Medicine Professor Carl June was recently named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2018. June, who specializes in treating cancer and HIV, was recognized for his achievements in developing CAR T-cell therapy, which is an experimental therapy that reprograms a patients' T-cells-which are immune system cells-with synthetic receptors in an effort to kill cancer cells.
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Apr 21

‘I Can't Wait To Escape Penn's Toxic Environment This Summer,' Says Student Who's Living in House On Sansom

...I snatched that right up! It’s a bit of a walk from campus, at 4025 Sansom, but I think it’s really gonna be worth it to be outside of the...

    'I Can't Wait To Escape Penn's Toxic Environment This Summer,' Says Student Who's Living in House On Sansom
    Satire Published 1 minute ago By Photo (with edits) by Joe Mabel / CC BY-SA 3.0 Becky Molinoff College freshman Cynthia Clark was thrilled to get a research position at Penn this summer, but she soon became worried about staying in the oft stressful, frequently competitive environment of Penn all summer.
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