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TIP Applications are due on Friday, December 12

on December 4, 2014 - 18:36

Applications for the 2015 program are due on Friday, December 12 at 5pm. TIP seminars are open to K-12 teachers in West and Southwest Philadelphia public schools, with the exception of STEM seminars, which are open to teachers in public schools across the city.

The 2015 topics are as follows:

Roots of the American Empire

Steven Hahn, Professor of History

Penn Laboratory on Energy, Sustainability and Environment

Larry Gladney, Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Dennis DeTurck, Professor of Mathematics

Bill Berner, Physics Demonstration Lab Coordinator

Aliens and Others: African Americans [Re]Writing Generic Fiction

Herman Beavers, Professor of English and Africana Studies

Electronics from Toys to Tools: An Adventure for Future Engineers

Jorge Santiago-Aviles, Associate Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering

Seminar descriptions can be viewed here. Seminars begin on Tuesday, January 13th and run until May. Enrollment is limited. For more information, contact the Teacher Representative at your school, call TIP at 215-746-6176, or email

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