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2013-09-30 23:31:26

Contest joins forces with crowdsourcing platform Marblar and intellectual property commercialization company IP Group Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Last year, the GRASP lab at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Wharton School’s Mack Institute helped take cutting-edge robots out of the lab and into the marketplace through the Y-Prize Competition. Now, they have now joined forces with crowdsourcing platform Marblar and...

2012-07-12 06:23:54

$8 million added to financial aid; multi-year campaign for student support begun PHILADELPHIA, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Temple University announced a freeze on base tuition for in-state and out-of-state undergraduate students enrolled for the 2012-13 academic year. No increase means base tuition for undergraduate in-state students will remain at $13,006. The freeze was announced June 28 by Board of Trustees Chairman Patrick J. O'Connor after an executive committee...

2012-04-04 14:22:40

BOSTON, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Pennsylvania Law School will be celebrating the dedication of Golkin Hall on April 5, 2012. The formal dedication follows a week-long celebration, and U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will lead the dedication ceremony. The approximately $33.5 million, 40,000-square foot building, designed by the Boston-based firm Kennedy & Violich Architecture, promotes the collegial and collaborative environment that is...

2011-11-29 06:45:00

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing global competition, volatile economic conditions and unprecedented quantities of data have made business intelligence crucial to a company's success. With the new online Master Certificate in Business Intelligence from U.S. News-ranked Villanova University, professionals can gain vital skills employers seek, expanding their expertise in data architecture, analysis, modeling, measurement and more. Knowledge of this in-demand...

2011-11-17 06:35:00

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's explosion of data pushing the volume of business information to unprecedented levels, the ability to manage it all can make or break an organization. U.S. News-ranked Villanova University's new Master Certificate in IT Service Management program shows professionals how to efficiently manage IT systems, while saving their organization time and money. This is accomplished, in part, by mastering high-quality IT service management...

2011-08-26 07:00:00

A Summer of Celebrations with PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 The Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania, closed out their Summer season on Wednesday night with drink specials and live music in the Penn Museum garden. The festivities lasted from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM and admission was free for Penn Museum members. âœThis was another wonderful season of live music, lively discussion, and a great...

2011-08-01 06:45:00

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to provide exceptional academic services, Villanova University is pleased to announce its revamped Master Certificate in Business Analysis program, offered 100% online. This program is designed to help professionals gain the essential skills that can advance their business analyst career possibilities, prepare for industry-recognized certification, and position themselves for higher earning potential. With exciting...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

PM @ Penn Museum Summer Nights to be held every Wednesday night from 5-8 p.m. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Join the Young Friends and others at the University of Pennsylvania's garden with drink specials, and live music every Wednesday from June 22nd to August 24th this summer from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The event takes place at 3260 South Street in Philadelphia, PA and is free to Penn Museum members. "A wonderful garden party, drinks and live music "“ the place to be on...

2011-06-24 10:54:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A University of Pennsylvania study will determine if public transit can convey more than people going from point A to point B. Video displays on public buses in Los Angeles will be used to help determine the efficacy of an innovative soap opera-like video program designed to increase HIV testing among low-income African Americans 14 to 24 years of age. The program - "Reality Check" - will be shown on video monitors on public buses over...

2011-05-26 09:28:00

Linney brings an impressive academic and administrative track record from major national universities, including University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Notre Dame and University of South Carolina VILLANOVA, Pa., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Villanova University President, the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, O.S.A., Ph.D., today announced the appointment of Jean Ann Linney, Ph.D., as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, effective August 15, 2011. An accomplished...