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  Beth Winkelstein Appointed Vice Provost for Education
 
Beth Winkelstein, professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named Vice Provost for Education. The Vice Provost for Education has primary responsibility for undergraduate and graduate education at Penn, developing and implementing policies that promote academic excellence across the University.
 
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  Penn Researchers Show How Cells Solve Biochemical Challenges as They Get Bigger
 

Arjun Raj, assistant professor in the Department of Bioengineering, and a team of Penn researchers have now shown how the two copies of nuclear DNA in most cells' chromosomes can serve a cell of any size.

 
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  Recent Penn Alum Finds His Calling to Help Others
 

When Nikhil Rajapuram (BE '13), and a dozen other Penn students spent two weeks in China building orthotics for children with cerebral palsy as part of Penn Engineering’s Global Biomedical Service program, he turned the experience into possible life-long career in human service.

 
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  Penn and German Researchers Help Identify Neural Basis of Multitasking
 

Danielle Bassett, Skirkanich Assistant Professor of Innovation with appointments in the Departments of Bioengineering and Electrical and Systems Engineering, is senior author on a study that investigates networks of activity in the brain's frontal cortex; a region associated with control over thoughts and actions.

 
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Rep Rap 3D Printing Blood Vessel Networks

Bioengineers from the University of Pennsylvania have turned the problem inside out by using a 3D printer called a RepRap to make templates of blood vessel networks out of sugar. Check it out!

The World is Your Classroom

Our students have the opportunity to serve anywhere, from providing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) outreach activities at the University and in Philadelphia area schools, to serving the needs of communities in Honduras, Cameroon and China using their technological and engineering knowledge.

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.