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April 21, 2017
Four Penn Arts and Sciences professors have been awarded 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships. They are:
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April 21, 2017
Dorothy Roberts has won Columbia University’s Mamie Phipps Clark and Kenneth B. Clark Distinguished Lecture Award. The annual award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of a senior scholar in the area of race and justice.
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April 21, 2017
Brendan O’Leary, Lauder Professor of Political Science, has been honored by the Royal Irish Academy and the International Studies Association.
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April 21, 2017
John MacDonald, professor of criminology and sociology and Penny and Robert A. Fox Faculty Director of the Fels Institute of Government, has been elected a fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology (AEC) for his success in leading randomized, controlled field experiments in criminology.
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April 21, 2017
Daniel Gillion, Presidential Associate Professor of Political Science, has received the 2017 W.E.B. Du Bois Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) for his book, Governing with Words: The Political Dialogue on Race, Public Policy, and Inequality in America.
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April 21, 2017
Samuel Freeman, Avalon Professor of the Humanities and professor of philosophy and law, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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April 19, 2017
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan, C’85, and Ivan Sandoval, C’17, will speak at this year’s graduation ceremony for the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences. The event will take place on Sunday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. on Franklin Field.
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April 7, 2017
In response to a new budget proposed by President Trump, which would eliminate all funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Penn faculty have banded together to sign a petition to Congress. Thus far, the petition has 192 signatories.
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April 5, 2017
Steven J. Fluharty, dean of Penn Arts and Sciences, and Andrew Binns, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, have announced the recipients of the 2017 awards for distinguished teaching in the School.  The winners will be honored at a School-wide reception on Thursday, April 27, at...
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April 2, 2017
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to announce that two new faculty members are joining Penn Arts and Sciences as endowed chairs. Sophia Rosenfeld has been named the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History, and Kathleen D. Morrison the Sally and Alvin V. Shoemaker Professor of Anthropology and...
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