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September 16, 2009
The Teagle Foundation has awarded a grant of $392,500 to fund the National Forum on the Future of Liberal Education, a three-year program designed to identify and prepare emerging academic leaders.
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September 8, 2009
Dr. Aditya ‘Adi’ Behl, associate professor of South Asia Studies, died in his sleep on August 22, as a result of a chronic medical condition, at the age of 43.He earned  a BA in 1988 at Bowdoin College. He then attended the University of Chicago, where he was awarded both his master’s in...
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September 1, 2009
Professor of Chemistry Madeleine M. Joullié, G'50, Gr'53, has received two prestigious awards from the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest scientific association.
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September 1, 2009
Tukufu Zuberi, the Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations and Chair of the Department of Sociology, has been awarded the 2009 Oliver Cromwell Cox Award from the American Sociological Association for his book White Logic, White Methods: Racism and Methodology. Zuberi shares the honor with his co-...
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September 1, 2009
Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor of Psychology Martin Seligman has been named the first recipient of the Wiley Prize in Psychology.
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July 18, 2009
Given annually to outstanding undergraduate students in the submatriculation program in chemistry or physics, the 2009 Roy and Diana Vagelos Science Challenge Awards were conferred in June by a committee of standing faculty.
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July 1, 2009
Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography Samuel H. Preston has been named winner of the 2009 Olivia Schieffelin Nordberg Award for excellence in writing and editing in the population sciences.
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July 1, 2009
Given annually to outstanding undergraduate students in the submatriculation program in chemistry or physics, the 2009 Roy and Diana Vagelos Science Challenge Awards were conferred in June by a committee of standing faculty.
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July 1, 2009
Ralph F. Hirschmann, the Rao Makineni Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry at Penn and former head of research at Merck, passed away peacefully on June 20. A 2002 winner of the National Medal of Science, he made seminal contributions to organic, medicinal and bioorganic chemistry for more than 50...
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June 20, 2009
Ralph F. Hirschmann, the Rao Makineni Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry at Penn and former head of research at Merck, passed away peacefully on June 20. A 2002 winner of the National Medal of Science, he made seminal contributions to organic, medicinal and bioorganic chemistry for more than 50...
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