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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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June 16, 2009
Shelley L. Berger has been named the 10th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor. The announcement was made on June 16 by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Interim Provost Vincent Price.
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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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