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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820May 13, 2011

Penn GSE, Departments of Education and Commerce Conference Set: Education Technology as an Export

PHILADELPHIA — The Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania has joined forces with the U.S. departments of Commerce and Education to organize the Exporting Education Technology Conference, May 16 at Penn.

The conference is designed to promote U.S. exports of education technology and to invite business leaders to offer their thoughts on how government can best assist these efforts.

For Microsoft, Skype Opens Vast New Market in Telecom

May 10, 2011

Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School comments on the power of Skype.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Quadrotor Formation Flying Gets Aggressive

May 9, 2011

Nathan Michael and the GRASP Laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are featured for their quadotors.

Article Source: IEEE Spectrum

Video: UPenn Engineering Students Design the Ultimate High-Tech Bike

May 3, 2011

Alpha, the concept bicycle developed by students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is highlighted.

Article Source: Fastcodesign.com

Alpha Bike Flips Fixed to Free Electronically

April 27, 2011

Students of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are cited for building a fixed-gear bicycle.

Article Source: Wired.com
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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 21, 2011

Penn Engineering to Host National Academy of Engineering Regional Meeting and Symposium April 26

PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science will host the National Academy of Engineering regional meeting and symposium “Engineered Networks” on April 26.  The event will be held in the Wu and Chen Auditorium of Levine Hall located at 3330 Walnut St. on Penn’s campus. 

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604April 21, 2011

Penn Engineering to Host Energy Research Lecture by Arun Majumdar, Director of ARPA-E

WHO:            Arun Majumdar, director, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy

                      U. S. Rep. Chakka Fattah of Philadelphia 

Video: Taking the Mound at Citizens bank Park on Science Day: Philliebot

April 19, 2011

Philliebot, the pitching robot built by the GRASP laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is featured.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Taking the Mound at Citizens Bank Park on Science Day: Philliebot

April 19, 2011

The GRASP laboratory of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is featured for the pitching robot.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jennifer Oxenford | jmacdoug@isc.upenn.edu | 267-496-9664March 22, 2011

Penn Archaeology Faculty to Speak at Teaching and Learning with Internet2 in Higher Education Symposium

PHILADELPHIA – MAGPI, the University of Pennsylvania's Internet2 hub, along with its partner NJEDge.Net, will host an innovative Teaching and Learning With Internet2 in Higher Education Symposium on Friday April 1, 2011.  Penn faculty, David Romano and Nicholas Stapp, will speak about Digital Augustan Rome: An Ancient City for the Modern Classroom as part of the morning breakout sessions during the symposium.