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  Teaching - and Learning - in Puerto Rico
  Benjamin Freedman, a graduate student and NSF fellow in Bioengineering and member of the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratories in the Perelman School of Medicine, recently spent some time as visiting junior scientist at the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez. His trip was part of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute program that provides outreach and support to research institutions that predominantly serve groups underrepresented in STEM fields.
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  Penn network science research provides insight into spread of seizures
  Danielle Bassett, Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor in Bioengineering, is collaborating with Brian Litt of the Perelman School of Medicine and other Penn Medicine researchers to better understand and treat epilepsy.
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  Penn Engineering Launches Collaboration with the CT3N
  Penn Engineering has joined with Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) have partnered in The Center for Targeted Therapeutics and Translational Nanomedicine (CT3N), an interdisciplinary venture with the mission of facilitating and accelerating translational research in targeted therapeutics and nanomedicines. This collaboration brings together leading laboratories active in these areas at the University of Pennsylvania, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and surrounding academic institutions.
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  Penn Network Visualization Program's Exhibit of Scientific Art
  In 2014, Danielle Bassett, now an Eduardo D. Glandt Faculty Fellow and associate professor in Bioengineering, launched the Penn Network Visualization Program, a six-week summer internship for college art students and high school students. Participants learn about aspects and applications of network science from Penn experts and then develop artwork that encompasses those themes.

Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds

Penn Engineering in 100 Seconds, hosted by the Engineering Deans' Advisory Board (EDAB) on October 1, featured eight Penn Engineering professors who discussed, in less than 100 seconds, research, personal passions, or any other topic that interested them. View videos from the lectures here.

Y-Prize Competition 2015–2016

We have selected three exciting new technologies created by Penn researchers, and now it’s your turn to propose the best commercial applications. We invite you to unleash your creativity, build your entrepreneurial skills, and team up with some great people along the way.Please join us for the Y-Prize Kick-off on Monday, September 28th, 6:30–9:00 p.m. at the Smilow Center for Translational Research. The winner will receive $10,000 and licensing support to help launch their business. Three finalists teams will each receive $2,500. If you plan to attend, please RSVP here.

Undergraduate Clinical Experience

In the course "Clinical Preceptorship in Bioengineering" (BE 400), students receive what few undegraduates in united states ever have the opportunity to experience: a chance to shadow renowned physicians for 10 weeks as they treat patients, perform surgeries, and diagnose disease.