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February 8, 2013
Vijay Balasubramanian and Nancy Bonini have received appointments to endowed professorships in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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February 8, 2013
Calculus: Single Variable, an online Coursera course taught by Andrea Mitchell University Professor Robert Ghrist, has been recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE). Similar to advanced placement credit, this potentially would allow hundreds of institutions to award credits to...
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February 6, 2013
Tukufu Zuberi, Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations, Professor and Chair of Sociology, and Professor of Africana Studies, has been awarded two top honors at the recent San Diego Black Film Festival, including Best Documentary and Best Dire
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February 5, 2013
PHILADELPHIA—The University of Pennsylvania has received a $25 million gift from alumnus Ronald O. Perelman to create the Ronald O.
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February 1, 2013
In addition to her role as an educator, Mary Frances Berry, the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History at Penn, has over the past decades been instrumental in shaping civil rights. Appointed to the U.S.
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February 1, 2013
DEAN’S SCHOLARS 2013
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January 30, 2013
Two SAS students and two alumni have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom. The recipients are:
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January 29, 2013
M. Susan Lindee has been appointed the Janice and Julian Bers Professor of History and Sociology of Science in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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January 25, 2013
China's internet censorship is notorious, earning its state-run web security technology the nickname The Great Firewall of China. What better environment to study the effects of social media?
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January 24, 2013
Eduardo Fernandez-Duque, an associate professor in Penn’s Department of Anthropology, and Maren Huck, a former postdoctoral fellow in his laboratory and now a professor at the University of Derby in the United Kingdom, have found evidence that owl monkeys who opt for multiple partners produce fewer...
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