Senior David Shields is an aspiring engineer who focuses on making a difference locally by volunteering with the University of Pennsylvania chapter of Engineers Without Borders.
Looking back at her undergraduate days, University of Pennsylvania alumna Leanne Pyott Huebner, who represents the first generation in her family to attend college, remembers feeling “differently prepared” than her peers.
Media Contact:Lee-Ann Donegan | Leeann.Donegan@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5660December 17, 2015
For the third of all epilepsy patients who don’t respond to medication, an alternative is to locate the small cluster of neurons that act as the seed of a seizure’s aberrant electrical activity and surgically remove it. Unfortunately, such surgeries often fail to bring any relief.
The premier scientists at the University of Pennsylvania rely on next-generation sequencing techniques to elicit new information about the living world. Now, freshmen can do the same thing.
We’ve all been there: Sitting in a consultation with a doctor or nurse, jargon gets thrown around, time with the health-care provider is short and, soon after the conversation concludes, you forget half of what you were told.
Media Contact:Gwyn Garrison | email@example.com | 610-639-5105December 9, 2015
For international students, the University of Pennsylvania remains a destination of choice in higher education.
Amanda Cornfeld, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, is the ultimate scholar and Frisbee handler. This stellar science researcher is also co-captain of Venus Ultimate, the women’s Ultimate Frisbee team at Penn.