School of Design
In a hackathon, teams of coders compete against each other and the clock, working night and day to produce the best possible software and hardware applications under a tight deadline.
1,200 Top Collegiate Hackers
The 10th edition of 48-hour PennApps Hackathon, the largest and most prestigious student-run hackathon in the world, with more than $30,000 in prizes for best software and hardware applications
Public expo of projects created during the weekend
Hacking begins: Friday, Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Expo: Sunday, Sept. 14, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Awards ceremony: Sunday, Sept. 14, 2 p.m.
University of Pennsylvania
As an environmental studies major at the University of Pennsylvania, Kinsey Miller already knew about many sustainability issues.
But, after spending the summer as a researcher in the Penn Green Campus Partnership’s Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum program, her interests have expanded further.
WHO: Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen
WHAT: Move-in for Penn's Class of 2018
WHEN: Aug. 22, 2014, 11am
Penn IUR has recently published two reports about rapid urbanization.
Media Contact:Gina Bryan | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-898-8721July 29, 2014
The founders of the newly formed xLAB will show off some of the interdisciplinary projects they are working on. The collaboration between Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science and School of Design uses the "Internet of things" to devise and deliver richer and more interactive entertainment experiences.
Penn Science Café, “xLAB: Designing New Entertainment Experiences”
Tuesday, August 12, 6-7 p.m.
World Cafe Live Upstairs, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia
On a Wednesday afternoon in the Cobbs Creek Environmental Education Center, a group gathered around a large table covered in maps and photos.