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M&T FOR LIFE BLOG

My Time with the M&T Student Board: Kanishka Ragula (M&T ’22)

The M&T Program has been one of the foundational experiences of my time in college. Looking back 4 years when I applied ED to M&T, I didn’t truly understand the community I was joining or the experiences that I would have in them. Since joining the program, I’ve had amazing experiences from competing in startup ...Read More

From M&T to Microsoft: Catching up with Jason Xian (M&T ’21)

One of the most engaged and committed M&T community members in recent memory, Jason Xian is an alum of both the M&T Program, the M&T Summer Institute, and the QuestBridge Scholars program, to name a few of his many accomplishments. We caught up with him to learn more about his journey through Penn and what ...Read More

M&T Community Spotlight: Julie Chen (M&T’21)

When I consider who best represents the M&T Community, Julie Chen (M&T ‘21) is one of the first people to come to mind. Her name always pops up, whether as a part of Class Board, M&T Board, the Penn startup ecosystem, or simply in the M&T Facebook group–all a testament to her involvement within the ...Read More

EXTERNAL NEWS

Zack Kirkhorn (M&T ’06) named as the new CFO of Tesla

Tesla ended its Q4 2018 earnings call with a bit of a surprise, albeit one we’ve heard before: CFO Deepak Ahuja will be retiring. In his place, Zach Kirkhorn, previously the company’s vice president of finance is taking over. Kirkhorn had only been the VP of finance for 2 months prior to today’s announcement. However, current CFO Ahuja ...Read More

PROGRAM NEWS

Arjun Neervannan (M&T ’24) on Combating Cyberbullying with AI and Winning one of the Regeneron STS Scholarship Prizes

Arjun Neervannan is a First Year student in the M&T Program from Irvine, CA studying Computer and Information Science in the School of Engineering and an Undeclared concentration in the Wharton School. Last May, he won one of the Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholarships. Each year, nearly 1,900 students submit original research in critically important ...Read More

Integration Lab Senior Design Winners 2019

  2019 SEAS wide senior design winners were our integration lab team of Emily Spencer M&T’19 and her team mate Gray Desimone SEAS’19. Their project Kirigami Architecture focused on creating sustainable building envelopes for energy conservation also won the most innovative award in the M&T Summit held in the Glandt Forum on March 30th. The project ...Read More

Integration Lab Finalist S.S.MAPR wins the 2019 Cornell Cup

An interdisciplinary team comprised of Xiaoyi Chen, M&T’19, Fangyi Fa M&T’19, Quinn Wu M&T’19 along with their teammates Vanessa Howell, Yoonji Lee and Mia Masour, all SEAS’19, competed in the Cornell Cup Competition held over May 3-4 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. S.S. MAPR, a smart autonomous surface vehicle for river water sampling, ...Read More