Orthopaedics In Action Featured on K12 Engineering Education Podcast

  The Perry Initiative is honored that Orthopaedics In Action was recently featured on K12 Engineering Education Podcast. Host Pius Wong chatted with Perry Initiative co-founder Jenni Buckley and collaborator Amy Trauth from Professional Development Center for Educators at the University of Delaware. They discussed OIA, toy design and teaching engineering to college and K12 students. You can listen to the full episode here. 

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DuPont Honors The Perry Initiative at Empowering Celebration

  On January 16, 2017, DuPont graciously honored The Perry Initiative at their 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The theme of the ceremony was Strengthening Our Communities, Empowering the Individual. DuPont employees shared heartfelt anecdotes from their lives when they were empowered in their personal journeys and the long lasting effects of such intervention.   We were also inspired by keynote speaker, Bonnie St. John, 1984 Paralympic silver medalist, author, and motivational speaker. She praised the Perry Outreach...

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The Perry Initiative Is Now Part of Amazon Smile

We are please to announce that we are now part of Amazon Smile! You can support us while you shop for all your favorites on Amazon. When you shop through the link below, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases directly to The Perry Initiative, at no additional cost to you. Simply select "The Perry Initiative" as your non-profit of choice, and then start every purchase from smile.amazon.com. It's that easy! Thank you for your support!...

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Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society Opportunities for AAOS Annual Meeting 2017

The Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society is dedicated to advancing the science and practice of orthopaedic surgery among women. The Perry Initiative is proud to partner annually with RJOS for medical student programming at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. RJOS offers grant and scholarship opportunities, for all levels of training including medical students, to attend the AAOS Annual Meeting. More information and applications can be found here, and any questions can be directed to rjos (at) aaos (dot) org....

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Farewell to Our 2016 Summer Interns

We have wrapped another successful summer with our interns, Grace Ruiz Cooper and Sony Gajjala.  As undergraduate engineering students at the University of Delaware, they will start their third year this fall. Grace and Sony had a busy summer working on their projects, contributing to our expanding curriculum, and testing their work. Grace and Sony were tasked with developing a new lesson for our Orthopaedics In Action, in-classroom curriculum. The high quality lesson, Fracture Puzzles, includes fracture bone models, worksheets, presentation,...

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