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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604March 24, 2008

Penn Engineering Receives $7.5 Million to Develop Cooperation Principles for Robot Teams

PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science has received a five-year, $7.5 million grant to draw inspiration from biological organisms, including humans, in order to create principles of cooperation to control teams of next-generation, unmanned, robotic vehicles.

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Media Contact:Pam Kosty | pkosty@sas.upenn.edu | 215-898-4045
Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604March 20, 2008

Penn Museum's 26th Annual Maya Weekend to Focus on "The Future of the Maya World"

PHILADELPHIA -– The preservation of ancient Maya sites, efforts to sustain modern Maya cultural traditions and the need to conserve vanishing tropical forests and coastal environments are all are on the agenda April 11-13 when the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology collaborates with the Nature Conservancy to present its 26th annual Maya Weekend. This year’s theme is “The Future of the Maya World.”

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2008 Pennsylvania Democratic Primary Race

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