Programmer builds a team of robots

By Jensen Pak Programming a robotic arm and other systems, Josh Lappen ’13 researched polymorphic robotics as an intern at the University of Southern California this summer. Lappen worked under Professor Wei-min Shen, the Director of Polymorphics Robotics Library. “Basically, the idea [of polymorphic robotics, also called modular robotics] is that a large group of […]

Miracle work

By Carly Radist When Elana Fruchtman ’10 first met Elena, the little girl was hiding behind her mother and didn’t speak a word. Fruchtman had experienced this before in her work at a theatrical camp for children with special needs, primarily autism. She spent time with Elena, drawing with her and keeping her company, acting […]