Evolution in extreme environments has produced life forms with amazing abilities and traits. Beneath the waves, many creatures sport iridescent structures that rival what materials scientists can make in the laboratory.
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The westward expansion of Penn’s home-ownership incentive program is featured.
Allyson Ahlstrom has won many accolades, appeared on national TV shows and met dozens of celebrities as founder of Threads for Teens, a non-profit organization that gives new, donated clothes to impoverished teens.
Thanks in part to an anonymous $250,000 gift, the University of Pennsylvania‘s School of Engineering and Applied Science is opening the AddLab, a new additive manufacturing facility that will feature a suite of state-of-the-art 3-D printing tools.
Robert W. Carpick
Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Staff and Students
Tour of new additive manufacturing facility
Thursday, October 2, 4-5:30 p.m.
Robin Williams’ performance in “Dead Poets Society” inspired Carl McLaughlin to become a teacher.
Now a student in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education, the 27-year-old from Northeast Philadelphia is on his way to inspiring the next generation.
United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will give a talk at Penn on "Seapower and the World Economy" on Sept. 25.
Ray Mabus, United States Secretary of the Navy
Michael Horowitz, associate professor of political science
“Seapower and the World Economy” talk
Thursday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m.
Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge, 3417 Spruce St., Philadelphia
The talk by United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will focus on the importance of America's maritime presence for economic trade and global prosperity.
Mabus, the 75th U.S. Navy Secretary, is responsible for conducting the affairs of the Department of the Navy, including recruiting, training, and equipping the Navy and Marine Corps. Before his appointment, Mabus served in a variety of leadership positions including governor of Mississippi and ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
Steven J. Fluharty, dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, will introduce the secretary. Michael Horowitz, associate professor of political science, will moderate the Q&A portion of the talk, sponsored by Arts & Sciences, Penn’s Christopher Browne Center for International Politics at Penn, Penn's Naval ROTC unit and the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Space is limited. Members of the public may attend by RSVPing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Pennsylvania will participate in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Penn joins more than 1,000 organizations across the country in this one-day coordinated initiative to increase voter registration and voter education.