“In today’s world, the stereotype of the nerdy scientist, by himself, looking at a microscope, is no longer accurate and no longer useful,” says Gabriel Innes, a third-year student in the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
Photographer and multimedia artist Brent Wahl sometimes finds inspiration for his work just by walking around the city.
Often comprised of “collected” and staged objects, his work includes items that he’s found in various sites that are potentially loaded with meaning—from empty lots and construction sites to the side of the road.
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.