Audio: New Jersey Inventor Unveils ‘Affordable’ Hydrogen-solar Home

September 11, 2015

 

John Vohs of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is quoted about alternative energy.

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151September 11, 2015

Developing Collaborative Relationships Between Penn and China

Through the magic of technology, a robotics symposium held jointly in a University of Pennsylvania classroom and at the Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing allowed the School of Engineering and Applied Science and middle school and high school students to share their work in hopes o

Video: Charting A New Course For Growth

September 9, 2015

 

Karl Ulrich of the Wharton School and Dean Vijay Kumar of the School of Engineering and Applied Science talk about the importance of innovation.

Article Source: CCTV

New Helmets Could Help Doctors ‘See’ Concussions on the Football Field

September 8, 2015

 

Shu Yang of the School of Engineering and Applied Science is highlighted for leading researchers in creating a color-changing material that can signal traumatic brain injuries.

Article Source: Bloomberg Business

Student Computer Whizzes Compete at PennApps Hackathon

September 6, 2015

PennApps is featured, and management and technology undergraduate Pranav Vishnu Ramabhadran is quoted.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 8, 2015

Penn Global Announces Launch of the Global Seminars Program

Penn Global at the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Global Seminars program, an initiative, which provides financial and logistical support for embedding overseas travel into undergraduate seminars. 

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604September 4, 2015

University of Puerto Rico and Penn Receive $3M NSF Grant for Research Partnership

The University of Puerto Rico and University of Pennsylvania have been awarded a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to support their Partnership for Research and Education in Materials.

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604
Media Contact:Sigrid Wolff | sigrid.wolff@zi-mannheim.de | +49 621 1703-1301September 1, 2015

Penn and German Researchers Help Identify Neural Basis of Multitasking

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By studying networks of activity in the brain's frontal cortex, researchers have shown that the degree to which these networks reconfigure themselves while switching from task to task predicts people’s cognitive flexibility.

What makes someone better at switching between different tasks?

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Media Contact:Evan Lerner | elerner@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604
Media Contact:Karen Kreeger | karen.kreeger@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5658 August 26, 2015

Penn Researchers Receive More Than $1 Million in Kaufman Foundation Awards

University of Pennsylvania researchers will receive five of the 10 grants being awarded this year by the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, part of The Pittsburgh Foundation, which supports cutting-edge scientific research in chemistry, biology and physics at institutions across Pennsylvania.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820August 25, 2015

Engineering Sophomore at Penn Researches Deception and Humor in Business

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Mark Liam Murphy, a sophomore from Wilmington, N.C., spent his summer exploring business psychology topics, like humor and deception, as a part of the Penn Undergraduate Research Mentoring program.

As students, engineers-to-be rarely get a chance to examine topics in business psychology, but Mark Liam Murphy, a sophomore from Wilmington, N.C., spent his first summer on campus at the University of Pennsylvania doing just that.