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  Michael Kearns Named Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery
 
Michael Kearns, National Center Professor of Management and Technology in the Department of Computer and Information Science, has been named Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for "contributions to machine learning, artificial intelligence, and algorithmic game theory and computational social sciences."
 
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  Penn's all-female computer science program encourages women to embrace coding
 
While gender gaps are narrowing in most science, technology, engineering, and math fields, the share of women studying computer science has declined from a peak of roughly 35 percent in the mid-1980s to less than 20 percent today. But at Penn Engineering, budding female computer scientists are making their presence known through the Women in Computer Science (WiCS) residential program
 
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  Twitter Can Predict Rates of Coronary Heart Disease, According to Penn Research
 
An interdisciplinary group of Penn researchers have now shown that Twitter can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community’s psychological well-being and can predict rates of heart disease. Their study reveals that the popular social media can capture more information about heart disease risk than many traditional factors combined.
 
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  Chris Callison-Burch Awarded a 2014 Sloan Fellowship
 

Chris Callison-Burch, assistant professor in CIS, has been awarded a 2014 Sloan Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. These prestigious awards are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them the next generation of scientific leaders.
 
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PennHacks and Computer Engineering at Penn

PennHacks

Brainchild of students from the Computer Engineering program known as "the Architechs," PennHacks is where students engage in coding, soldering, wiring, sensing, actuating and creating. Watch it!

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Max Mintz: A Documentary

Max Mintz

A documentary featuring Max Mintz, professor of Computer and Information Science. Watch it!

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xLAB: Experience Design & Technology Lab

xLab

With processing power and internet connectivity increasing, people don’t just learn how to use the latest in technology—that technology actually learns right back. Watch it!

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