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April 25, 2013
SAS Dean Rebecca Bushnell and Dennis DeTurck, Dean of the College, recently announced the recipients of the 2013 awards for distinguished teaching in the School of Arts and Sciences. The winners are being honored at a reception open to the University community on Thursday, April 25 at 4 p.m. in...
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April 23, 2013
Jere R. Behrman, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, is the lead researcher for an 18-month grant to the University from Grand Challenges Canada, for “Team 1000+ Saving Brains: Economic Impacts of Poverty-Related Risk Factors during the...
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April 18, 2013
Philippe Bourgois has been named a 2013 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow.
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April 18, 2013
This fall, the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Neuroscience and Society will partner with the School of Arts and Sciences to offer a first-of-its-kind program that aims to educate non-scientists about the workings of the brain.
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April 12, 2013
Rebecca Bushnell, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Steven Fluharty, SAS’s dean designate, have announced that Eve M. Troutt Powell, Professor of History and Africana Studies, will take over the post of Associate Dean for Graduate Studies effective July 1, 2013.
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April 11, 2013
Virgil Percec, P. Roy Vagelos Professor of Chemistry, has been appointed a foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, the oldest academy of engineering sciences in the world.
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April 11, 2013
Justin McDaniel, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, was awarded the 2013 George McT.
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April 10, 2013
P. Roy Vagelos will speak at this year’s graduation ceremony for the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences. As a physician, businessman, and philanthropist, Vagelos has made a global impact on health and science. The event, scheduled for Sunday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Franklin...
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April 10, 2013
From what is affectionately referred to as “the pit”—the basement level of the Roy and Diana Vagelos Laboratories—top Penn chemistry professors and administrators, alongside their Merck and Co., Inc.
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April 8, 2013
A new study conducted by Charles Yang, Associate Professor of Linguistics in the School of Arts and Sciences and of Computer and Information Science in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, has shown that children as young as two understand basic grammar rules when they first learn to...
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