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October 2, 2013
Scholars at the University of Pennsylvania are on their way to making the skill of reading manuscript text a hallmark of the Japanese studies program at Penn.
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September 19, 2013
Penn Arts and Sciences Professor of Chemistry Marisa Kozlowski was inducted as a fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) at its 246th National Meeting in Indianapolis September 9.
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September 18, 2013
Associate Professor of History Cheikh Anta Babou is a fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute of Advanced Study) in Berlin for the 2013-2014 academic year.
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September 15, 2013
In recognition of his outstanding achievement in chemical research, Amos B. Smith III of Penn Arts and Sciences has been named the recipient of the 2014 William H. Nichols Medal by the New York Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS). To date, 16 recipients of the Nichols Medal have also...
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September 3, 2013
Associate professor Joshua Plotkin and postdoctoral researcher Alexander Stewart, both of the Department of Biology, examined the outcome of the classic game theory match-up known as the “Prisoner’s Dilemma,” as played repeatedly b
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September 3, 2013
Penn astronomers are playing an integral role in the Dark Energy Survey, a global project that will map one-eighth of the sky in unprecedented detail using the world’s most powerful digital camera. The Dark Energy Camera is able to see light from more than 100,000 galaxies up to eight billion light...
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August 29, 2013
Penn Arts and Sciences has appointed 20 new members to its standing faculty for the 2013-2014 academic year. The School is pleased to welcome:
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August 27, 2013
Camille Z. Charles, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor in the Social Sciences, has been selected as a 2013-14 fellow by The Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law & Justice at New York University.
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August 26, 2013
It has been thought that the last ice age peaked about 20,000 years ago, but geologist Jane Willenbring and her team have discovered that glaciers actually reached their maximum extension around 6,000 years earlier, at least in southern Europe.
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