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November 24, 2015
Adebisi (Debi) Ogunrinde, a senior from Halifax, Nova Scotia, has won a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. She is one of only 11 recipients from Canada. Ogunrinde will pursue a master’s in social anthropology and a master’s in public policy at the University of Oxford in England.
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November 23, 2015
Jennifer Hebert from Pittsburgh, Pa., has won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in psychiatry at the University of Oxford in England.
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November 19, 2015
A new study led by Virgil Percec, the P. Roy Vagelos Professor of Chemistry, has led to the discovery of a class of molecules that can produce a double helix more consistent and more highly ordered than that of DNA, despite being made of a random mix of left- and right-"handed" building blocks.
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November 18, 2015
To study how immigrants incorporate into new communities, Penn researchers had to develop a unique survey strategy. “Immigrants are difficult to reach because they might be undocumented; they have often recently arrived,” says Professor of Sociology Emilio Parrado. “They work all the time. They...
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November 18, 2015
Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Natural Sciences Bhuvnesh Jain and Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Professor of Physics Mark Trodden, both in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, have been elected to Fellowship in the American Physical Society.
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November 17, 2015
Madeleine Joullié, a professor of chemistry in Penn Arts and Sciences, will receive the 2015 John Scott Award at a ceremony on November 20, 2015, in Philadelphia. Dating from 1822, the John Scott Award is one of the oldest scientific honors in the U.S.
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November 12, 2015
John Tellis, a doctoral candidate in chemistry, was one of three winners of the 2015 Reaxys Ph.D. Prize, given at an annual symposium held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Sponsored by Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, the Reaxys...
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November 12, 2015
Associate Professor of Chemistry Eric Schelter has been awarded the 2016 Harry Gray Award for Creative Work in Inorganic Chemistry by a Young Investigator by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The award was created to recognize creative and influential research in a forefront area of inorganic...
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November 12, 2015
According to new research led by Lauren Sallan, an assistant professor of earth and environmental science, a mass extinction 359 million years ago known as the Hangenberg event triggered a drastic and lasting transformation of Earth’s vertebrate community.
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November 11, 2015
Kyra Schulman, C'18, performs a cover of "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac.
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