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April 15, 2015
The School of Arts and Sciences has decided to consolidate the current activities of the Africa Center, shifting the administration of its programming and non-language teaching activities to the Center for Africana Studies, and the administration of the language teaching programs to the Penn...
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April 15, 2015
Maria T. Zuber, C’80, E.A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics and Vice President for Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Nadia Y. Laher, C’15, will speak at this year’s graduation ceremony for the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences. The event will take...
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April 13, 2015
Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of Penn Arts and Sciences, and Dennis DeTurck, Stephen A. Levin Dean of the College, have announced the recipients of the School’s 2015 teaching awards. The winners will be honored at a School-wide reception on Thursday, April 30, at 4 p.m. in 200 College Hall. Ira H....
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April 10, 2015
Members of the Dark Energy Survey have released the first in a series of maps that show the concentration of dark matter in the cosmos. The images will improve researchers’ understanding of dark matter’s role in the formation of galaxies, and enable scientists to probe the nature of dark energy....
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April 10, 2015
Shadrack Frimpong, C’15, plans to launch a community clinic and girls’ school in Ghana with funds he will receive as one of the inaugural winners of the University of Pennsylvania President’s Engagement Prize.
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April 10, 2015
Four University of Pennsylvania physics and astronomy professors, along with their students and post-docs, will soon be returning to the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) to continue their research. They were a vital part of the Higgs boson breakthrough...
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April 7, 2015
Some songs just get stuck in our heads, but a song written by Danny DiIulio, C'15, for some homesick college students touched hearts and is helping to build lasting relationships between Penn and China.  
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April 2, 2015
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Grant Frame, an associate professor of Near Eastern languages and civilizations, a two-year $250,000 grant for his Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian Period Project (RINAP).
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March 31, 2015
In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Penn Arts and Sciences and Swarthmore College demonstrate new configurations for water-based liquid crystals.
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March 27, 2015
The Penn Program in Single Cell Biology (PPSCB) is a new effort by faculty members Junhyong Kim, Patricia M. Williams Term Professor in Biology, and James Eberwine, Elmer Holmes Bobst Professor of Pharmacology in the Perelman School of Medicine. The PPSCB focuses on individual cell biology.
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