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May 6, 2013
Deborah Thomas, Professor of Anthropology, John L. Jackson, Jr., Richard Perry University Professor of Communication and Anthropology and Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, and co-producer Junior “Gabu” Wedderburn have received funding from Penn’s Global Engagement Fund and the Ford Foundation
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May 3, 2013
Tukufu Zuberi, Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations in the department of Sociology, is curating two major exhibitions in Philadelphia this year.
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May 1, 2013
Michael Katz, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History and Research Associate in the Population Studies Center, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS).
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April 30, 2013
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.3 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania for a five-year innovative, collaborative project entitled Fulfilling and Livable Cities: Design, Urban Life and the Humanities.
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April 29, 2013
Shelley L. Berger, Daniel S. Och University Professor and Professor of Biology, who holds dual appointments in the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine, is one of three Penn professors elected to the 2013 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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April 29, 2013
Professor of History Warren Breckman has been named a 2013 Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin. Breckman is a professor of modern European intellectual and cultural history.
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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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