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May 28, 2013
Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of History Stephanie McCurry has been elected to the Society of American Historians, one of the highest honors in the field. The Society is open to both academic historians and professional writers of American history. Membership, by invitation only, is...
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May 16, 2013
In 1971 Penn faculty composer George Crumb wrote Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) for three masked players: electric flute, electric cello, and amplified piano. The piece has become a classic of 20th century music.
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May 16, 2013
The number of adults living beyond age 45 in the sub-Saharan African country of Malawi is growing rapidly, but according to a study by Penn and Malawian researchers, many of these older men and women experience physical illnesses or disabilities that limit their capacity to function normally.
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May 12, 2013
School of Arts and Sciences Class of 2013Sunday, May 12, 2013Student Speaker: Stephanie Lamb, C’13Guest Speaker: P. Roy Vagelos, C'50, HON'99; physician, businessman, and philanthropistRead more about the speakers here.
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May 7, 2013
Fellowships from the Simons Foundation will let two Penn professors pursue their research full time in the coming year—and in a happy coincidence, part of that research will be conducted together.
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May 7, 2013
Finding more efficient ways to accurately sequence genes is a top research priority right now.
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