It's A Small World After All: NanoDay 2007 @ Penn

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 23, 2007

WHO: Faculty from the Nano/Bio Interface Center of the University of Pennsylvania sponsor a day of nanotechnology education and outreach for the Penn community, as well as regional high schools and neighbors.  

WHAT: The third annual NanoDay @ Penn is a full day of exhibits, demonstrations and nano-lab tours to highlight nanotechnology research across the campus.  Area high school classes participate along with undergraduate and graduate students, boosting student interest in science, technology, engineering and math-related careers.

WHERE: Towne Building and Levine Hall, 34th and Walnut streets

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 24, 2007 

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10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nanotech Fair:  Explore exhibits, tour Penns nanotechnology labs and view multimedia presentations about exciting new discoveries from nanoscale researchers.

Noon-2 p.m.  High School Science Fair project review

3-3:45 p.m.  High school science research awards ceremony   

4-5:30 p.m.  Keynote speaker and NBIC Research Excellence Award Winner: Charles M. Lieber, Harvard University, Nanotechnology and the Life Sciences: From Ultrasensitive Disease Detection to Hybrid Smart Materials

5:30-6:30 p.m.  Penn Nanotech Society Forum: Finding the Nano in Nanotech

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