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|Robert Ghrist Receives 2015 Lindback Award|
Robert Ghrist, Andrea Mitchell University Professor with appointments in the Departments of Electrical and Systems Engineering and Mathematics, is the recipient of a 2015 Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. The University of Pennsylvania gives out eight Lindback awards each year, divided evenly between health-related disciplines and all other departments and divisions.
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|Vijay Kumar Named Dean of Penn Engineering|
Penn President Amy Gutmann announced that Vijay Kumar will be the next dean of Penn Engineering, effective July 1, 2015. Provost Vincent Price called him a person of "experience and vision." The selection of Dr. Kumar, UPS Foundation Professor, successfully concludes a comprehensive search to find a successor to Eduardo Glandt.
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|Differences in Neural Activity Change Learning Rate|
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|Documentary film showcases women of ENIAC|
The story of the "ENIAC Six" is being told in a new documentary, "The Computers" and will be shown at Penn on Thursday, April 23, at 3 p.m. in Levine Hall in the Wu and Chen Auditorium. The 20-minute film includes details of the programming work performed by Jean Jennings Bartik, Betty Snyder Holberton, Kathleen McNulty Mauchly Antonelli, Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer, Frances Bilas Spence, and Ruth Lichterman Teitelbaum.