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November 2021 Newsletter: Compos(t)ing Music

Music is remarkable in the emotional and sometimes personal responses it elicits, especially if one considers its simple foundations: manipulations of tone, pitch, rhythm, and dynamics. While we typically equate music with human compositions made with traditional instruments, music can

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October 2021 Newsletter: Wahhhhhhhhts the Matter?

Through the work of Darwin and subsequent related studies, evidence supports that the emotional state of humans can be recognized through the characteristics of their vocalizations. While adults may have more control over how they react, babies tend to show their

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That’s a 10!

Felicia was all smiles after she ran 10 miles in her 10th Broad Street run on 10/10!  That’s a lot of 10s! This year marked the 41st year for this Philadelphia tradition which registered over 18,000 people for the nation’s

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Penn Data Science Building Updates

The University of Pennsylvania recently held a ground breaking ceremony for the new Data Science Building and also announced the official name – Amy Gutmann Hall – a salute to Penn’s current president.  Here is a link to the full

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A Cappella

We love that projects are back in action and under construction.  A recent site visit showed the formation of the orchestra pit in this new auditorium.  Bravo!it    

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Spotlight on Felicia

Felicia was the featured INCE Member Spotlight in the recent quarterly publication of the INCE newsletter.  The Spotlights are an occasional series highlighting an INCE member doing interesting work.   Last month, MA received accolades as the winner of the 2021

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Squash Anyone?

One of our projects, The Arlen Spector US Squash Center, located in West Philadelphia at the Philadelphia Armory on Drexel University’s campus, was recently reviewed in the Philadelphia Inquirer.  Click here for the article as written by Inga Saffron.  The

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August 2021 Newsletter: Science or Snake Oil?

The audiophile world is replete with dubious products that claim to provide ultra-high fidelity sound with eye-popping price tags accompanying them. But what has research shown? Has anyone been able to apply scientific principles to find methods within this madness?

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Anchorman 2

Jack holding wide, stable, and strong as he anchors the 30 foot extension pole during a recent job site visit.   Meanwhile across town at another site, Steve relied on his MacGyver skills to secure the pole.  He set the multi-position

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