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June 1, 2009
Described by her colleagues at Penn as an “outstanding teacher” who has had a “terrific impact,” Wolf Visiting Associate Professor in Television Studies Victoria E.  Johnson is the 2009 recipient of the Katherine S. Kovacs Book Award.
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May 26, 2009
Dr. Arjun G. Yodh, a researcher studying condensed matter physics, medical and biophysics and optics has been named director of the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM) at the University of Pennsylvania.
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May 1, 2009
SAS Dean Rebecca Bushnell has announced that Steven F.
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May 1, 2009
David M. Stern, a member of the Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations department faculty, has been named the Moritz and Josephine Berg Professor. Stern’s fields of specialization include classical Jewish literature and religion, as well as the history of the Jewish book.
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April 28, 2009
Dr. Rebecca W. Bushnell, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. Dennis DeTurck, dean of the College, announced the following recipients of the School’s 2009 teaching awards, to be presented on Thursday, April 30 at an awards reception that is open to the University community. The...
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April 2, 2009
The School of Arts and Sciences has named 20 students from the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Liberal and Professional Studies, and the Graduate Division as 2009 Dean’s Scholars. This honor is presented annually to SAS students who exhibit exceptional academic performance and...
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March 31, 2009
The University of Pennsylvania has received a $1.7 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help researchers share data and develop tools to fight globally neglected diseases.
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March 24, 2009
Dr. Joshua Plotkin has been named the inaugural Martin Meyerson Assistant Professor in Interdisciplinary Studies. Holding appointments in both the department of biology in the School of Arts and Sciences and the department of computer and information science in the School of Engineering and Applied...
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March 1, 2009
The University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences has selected R&B singer and songwriter John Legend, C'99, to speak at this year's graduation ceremony.
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March 1, 2009
Rohm and Haas Company, the global pioneer in the creation and development of innovative technologies and solutions for the specialty materials industry, has made a significant gift to the School of Arts and Sciences’ program in Organizational Dynamics to create a concentration in sustainable...
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