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  Judy Weng: Opening Doors with Open Source
  Judy Weng is a senior in Computer and Information Science (CIS), where she is also submatriculating to earn a masterís degree. A former member of the organizing team for PennApps, Weng is also a teaching assistant for two CIS courses. Here, she outlines the connection between open source software projects and how they can play a role in encouraging underrepresented minorities to pursue the field of computer science.
 
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  Penn Students' Design To Reach New Heights Aboard the ISS
  In response to a call to "Print the Future, three Penn undergraduates won the opportunity to have their design 3-D printed aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Rising seniors Jaimie Carlson, Laura Gao, and Adam Zachar formed ProtoFluidics to create an adaptable, modular microfluidic device. The team hopes that, once printed using the 3-D printer already on the ISS, astronauts will be able to use their design to perform specialized research using tiny amounts of fluids in space.
 
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  Thirty Faculty Join Penn Engineering
 
Penn Engineering is in the midst of its largest faculty expansion in history, adding 30 new faculty members in the span of two years. Vijay Kumar, Nemirovsky Family Dean, has made faculty expansion a priority since his appointment in July 2015. The effort is part of the Penn Engineering 2020 strategic plan, which aims to expand the size of the faculty body to 150, an increase of 33 percent, by the end of the decade.
 
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  Vincent Liu is Networking the Cloud
 
Vincent Liu, Assistant Professor in Computer and Information Science, is a researcher with broad interests in network computing. His work bridges all layers of the networking stack, from hardware concerns to application and user demands. He was motivated to come to Penn because of its collaborative environment that supports cutting-edge work in his areas of interest.
 
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