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November 20, 2014
The United Kingdom-based mental health research charitable organization MQ: Transforming Mental Health, has awarded a Penn psychology team about $160,000 to support The Personalized Advantage Index (PAI), an analytic tool for predicting effective psychological treatments. The research team is led...
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November 19, 2014
Yun S. Song has been named the inaugural Calabi-Simons Professor in Mathematics and Biology. He will join the faculty on July 1, 2015.
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November 17, 2014
Professor of Chemistry Jeffrey Winkler has been elected to the John Morgan Society of the University of Pennsylvania.  The Morgan Society, the oldest honorific biomedical society in the country, was founded to stimulate research in basic medical science by promoting favorable conditions for...
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November 6, 2014
The American Society for Legal History has elected Mary Frances Berry an Honorary Fellow of the Society, the highest honor the society can offer. Berry is the Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought and Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania.
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November 3, 2014
University of Pennsylvania physicists Charles Kane and Eugene Mele have been chosen as 2015 recipients of the Benjamin Franklin Medal, one of the world's oldest science and technology awards. They will be honored at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia on April 23, 2015. 
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October 30, 2014
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Berkeley have found an easy method of increasing the operational speed for ferroelectric materials, making such materials viable candidates for use in low-power computing and electronics. Their findings were published...
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October 23, 2014
Associate Professor of Classical Studies Kimberly Bowes has been named the 22nd director of the American Academy in Rome (AAR). Founded in 1894, the AAR awards the Rome Prize every year to a select group of artists and scholars who are invited to the city to pursue their work as part of a dynamic...
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October 20, 2014
On October 10-11, Penn played host to the Peace Science Society Conference, an annual event that encourages the development of peace analysis and conflict management, with a particular focus on how social science theory relates to international relations. Presenters included scholars and experts...
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October 20, 2014
Robert Aronowitz, University of Pennsylvania Professor of History and Sociology of Science, has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the field of healthcare in the United States. He also holds an appointment in the Perelman School of Medicine, in the...
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October 15, 2014
Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Alison Sweeney will receive a 2014 David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship for Science and Engineering. Sweeney is one of 18 early-career scientists and engineers who will each receive a research grant of $875,000 over five years.
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