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Penn’s AppItUP Challenge Will Culminate With Launch of Five New Companies
November 19, 2013
WHO:              Anthony H. Williams                       Pennsylvania State Senator                        Karina Sotnik                        Program Director, AppItUP                         Ten Finalists                         Development and Venture Capital Partners       WHAT:             AppItUP Fall Challenge Event WHEN:             Friday, Nov. 22, 4-7:30 p.m.
Four Penn Students Named Emerging Leaders in Science and Society Fellows
November 14, 2013
Four University of Pennsylvania graduate students have been named to the inaugural class of Emerging Leaders in Science and Society Fellows.  ELISS is sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Multidisciplinary Examination of Innovation in India Is Focus of Penn Bi-Coastal Conference
November 11, 2013
Burgeoning India is facing historic macroeconomic instability, and 2014 is shaping up to be a contentious election year there. Add a rapidly growing population and an overtaxed infrastructure, and it’s clear India is a case study in the urgent need for innovation.
Knut Åsdam, Penn’s Mellon Artist in Residence Presents Multi-Part Art Project
October 17, 2013
“Edgelands,” a program with Knut Åsdam, Mellon Artist in Residence at Penn, features his recent works, a new film and two new site-specific installations. Åsdam will introduce a public artwork at McHarg Plaza just outside of Meyerson Hall on Penn’s campus, 210 South 34th Street at 4 p.m. on Oct. 18. The art will be on display through Nov. 1.
Penn Professors Teach Online Class to Plan Cities of the Future
October 3, 2013
The year 2050 seems far away, but urban planners are already working on designing cities to accommodate the expected huge population increase in cities across the globe.
Penn Celebrates Opening of Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology
October 2, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania will officially open the region’s premier facility for advanced research, education, and innovative public/private partnerships in nanotechnology on October 4.
Penn, Carnegie Mellon Receive Grant for Transportation Research
October 1, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University have received a $5.65 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant for a joint research center to conduct transportation technology research and development.
Penn Student’s Early Start in Architecture
September 20, 2013
Choosing a major at the University of Pennsylvania was an easy decision for Jessica Mangin, who already knew in the sixth grade that she wanted to study architecture.
Mellon Foundation Awards $1.3 Million to the University of Pennsylvania for Humanities and Urbanism Studies
April 18, 2013
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.3 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania for a five-year innovative, collaborative project entitled Fulfilling and Livable Cities: Design, Urban Life and the Humanities.
African Student Finds Unique People, Boundless Learning Opportunities at Penn
April 17, 2013
It’s a long way from Swaziland in southern Africa to the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, both geographically and culturally, but Wharton senior Makhosonkhe “Makho” Nsibandze makes the leap seem easy.