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June 28, 2013
“As a country, we are incredibly focused on short-term returns,” says Steven Fluharty C’79 G’79 Gr’81, Penn’s senior vice provost for research, who in January was selected to become the next dean of the School of Arts and Sciences. “What did that investment create in the following year? In the...
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June 28, 2013
Associate Professor of Biology Joshua B. Plotkin and Postdoctoral Fellow Premal Shah have used a computational model to shed new light on what sets the pace of protein translation in cells. Their discoveries were released in a recent paper in Cell.
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June 27, 2013
SAS’s next dean has a long history with Penn and a unique perspective on the School: as an undergraduate, a graduate student, a dedicated teacher, and the parent of an undergraduate.
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June 26, 2013
The University of Pennsylvania has been named a project site for the Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative. Penn Arts and Sciences will play a major role in the multiyear, multimillion dollar project, which aims to improve the quality of education in science, technology, engineering, and...
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June 20, 2013
Assistant Professor of History Vanessa Ogle has been awarded a Kluge Fellowship for 2013-2014.
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June 20, 2013
Nine students affiliated with the School of Arts and Sciences have won U.S. State Department 2013 Critical Language Scholarships to study languages during the summer:
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June 17, 2013
Mark G. Allen has been named the inaugural scientific director of the Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology.
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June 11, 2013
Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price announced today that Daniel J. Mindiola will be the fourth Presidential Term Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, effective August 1. Mindiola will be Presidential Term Professor of Chemistry in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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June 7, 2013
Assistant Professor of Biology Dustin Brisson has been named a recipient of the 2013 Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease award.
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June 6, 2013
Thanks to a generous boost from its founders, the Fox Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania will be able to prepare even more students for lives of leadership and service.
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