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Penn students win over $70,000 to revolutionize water and drug testing

First-year students Aravind Krishnan, Udit Garg, Andrew Diep-Tran, and Aarush Sahni have an idea they believe will transform drug and water testing, and they just won more than $70,000 to help launch it.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Two married athletes team up to create a coaching network for young players in Philly

Lucas Monroe, a College of Arts and Sciences junior from Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, is working with Athletes Untapped to provide one-on-one coaching to young aspiring athletes. “I want to give back,” he said.

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Axios

College students have advice for Jerome Powell

Liza Brover, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, said the College Fed Challenge “is a window for the Fed to see how young people look at the economy. To that extent, people should care what we have to say about inflation and employment.”

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Boston Globe

‘Gen Z is coming of age with real purpose’: College students set record for voting in 2020 election

Harrison Feinman, a College of Arts and Sciences senior and director of Penn Leads the Vote, said he was encouraged by the rise in voting among college students. “People are finally starting to understand about the importance of voting and how that is a form of activism,” he said.

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Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane (WHYY-FM)

Regional Roundup – 10/25/21

Max Strickberger and Alan Jinich, seniors in the College of Arts and Sciences, spoke about their project “Generation Pandemic,” which documents COVID-19 experiences of young adults in the U.S.

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CNBC

$200,000 paychecks, exit opportunities, and proximity to power: Why graduates flock to Wall Street

Barbara Hewitt of Career Services said finance has remained a top industry for graduating Penn students. “They know it’s going to be a lot of work for a couple of years,” she said. “They’re pretty open-eyed about that.”

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