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February 15, 2010
A College of Arts and Sciences senior and a recent College graduate have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.
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February 9, 2010
Diebold, who received his doctorate in economics from Penn, is a leader in economic modeling, forecasting, and risk management. He has received widespread recognition for his research, including election as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Econometric Society.
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February 3, 2010
PHILADELPHIA –- The National Academy of Sciences has honored Michael J.
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February 3, 2010
Randall Collins, the Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor in Sociology, has been elected to serve as the 102nd President of the American Sociological Association (ASA) for 2010-2011. Collins will assume office in August of 2010, following a year of service as president-elect.
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February 2, 2010
Charles L. Epstein, a member of the mathematics department faculty, has been named the Thomas A. Scott Professor of Mathematics. Dr. Epstein’s research interests include partial differential equations, boundary value problems, medical imaging, population genetics and other fields of mathematical...
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February 2, 2010
Roger Allen, professor of Arabic and chair of the department of Near Eastern languages and civilizations, has been named the Sascha Jane Patterson Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics. Dr. Allen is the author of numerous articles and translations, in addition to a major study...
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January 27, 2010
Jonathan Baron, Professor of Psychology, has been named a Fellow by the Society of Experimental Psychologists. This prestigious society was formed in 1904 and admits a limited number of members annually from among the leading experimentalists in North America.
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December 21, 2009
Serena Stein, an anthropology and comparative literature double major who is graduating in December 2009, recently received two prestigious undergraduate anthropology prizes.
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December 3, 2009
College of Arts and Sciences senior Joshua Bennett of Yonkers, New York has won a prestigious United Kingdom Government Marshall Scholarship for graduate studies in the U.K. He is among 35 winners of the prestigious scholarship, and he is Penn's 10th Marshall Scholar.
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December 1, 2009
Sarah-Jane Littleford, C'09, has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for study at Oxford University in England. Littleford graduated magna cum laude with an individualized double major in sustainable development and environmental studies and was last year's student speaker for the College of Arts and...
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