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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604October 14, 2013

Penn Engineering Intro Class Gets a Power Boost

As computers become more enmeshed in everyday life, both their software and hardware are becoming accessible to the average person. Whereas do-it-yourself enthusiasts of earlier generations tackled birdhouses and AM radios, this generation is making its own robots, 3-D printers and cell phone accessories.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151October 9, 2013

Paying It Forward at Penn

University of Pennsylvania senior Diana Estrada Alamo’s academic concentration is in infectious diseases, but her interest in good health extends to every aspect of her own life and the people she advocates for and mentors.

Made in Pennsylvania, but a Model for America: As I See It

October 8, 2013

President Amy Gutmann contributes to an op-ed about collaborating with several Pennsylvania universities to help reinvigorate the manufacturing industry.

Article Source: Harrisburg Patriot-News

Penn Going All Out for a Small Science

October 3, 2013

The Singh Center for Nanotechnology is spotlighted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 23, 2013

Penn’s Center for Technology Transfer Launches Mobile App Contest

The University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Technology Transfer  (CTT), through its business incubator UPstart program, has launched a new mobile application design contest called the AppItUP Challenge.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 12, 2013

Penn’s Field Center Advocates Changing Higher Ed Policy for Former Foster Youth

It’s a momentous day when a foster child graduates from high school.  But, now what?

One center at the University of Pennsylvania is working to address the needs of this under-the-radar population by stimulating a shift in higher education policy.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 6, 2013

Penn Community Gathers School Supplies for West Philadelphia Youngsters

Through Friday, Aug. 16, multiple locations across the University of Pennsylvania campus will serve as drop-off points for the Penn Volunteers in Public Service’s annual back-to-school drive.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 30, 2013

Touchdown Quakers: Penn Athletics Launches the Ivy League® Digital Network

You don’t need an app for that.

The University of Pennsylvania’s Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics has partnered with an online video technology company to launch the Ivy League® Digital Network for the 2013-2014 season.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460July 25, 2013

Penn Professor Kenneth Shropshire to Teach Sports Business e-Course

For more than a quarter of a century, University of Pennsylvania professor Kenneth Shropshire has taught students at Penn’s Wharton School about the global business of sports.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604July 23, 2013

Penn Engineer Mark Harding Learns About Himself Via Teaching

(This is the second in a series about University of Pennsylvania students who took their arguments in support of federal student financial aid to Washington this summer in a project organized by the Office of Student Registration and Financial Services. Other profiles feature students Kristin Thomas and Mounica Gummadi.)