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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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December 1, 2009
The Department of Earth and Environmental Science has been awarded a $4.35 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Critical Zone Observatory in Puerto Rico. The Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory (LCZO) is one of six observatories established by the NSF.
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November 6, 2009
PHILADELPHIA -- Joshua Plotkin, a biologist in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, has been awarded an $875,000 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering.
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November 6, 2009
Eric Schneider, Adjunct Professor of History and Assistant Dean and Associate Director for Academic Affairs in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected to receive the Kenneth Jackson Award from the Urban History Association for his most recent book, Smack: Heroin and the American City.
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November 6, 2009
The American Physical Society has announced that Eugene Beier, a Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Professor of Physics, will be the recipient of the 2010 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Physics. The prize is the highest honor in experimental particle physics awarded by the Society. It is being...
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November 6, 2009
The American Physical Society has announced that Eugene Beier, a Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Professor of Physics, will be the recipient of the 2010 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Physics. The prize is the highest honor in experimental particle physics awarded by the Society. It is being...
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November 3, 2009
Dr. Dennis DeTurck, G ’80, dean of the College, and professor of mathematics, has been named the Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor, SAS Dean Rebecca W. Bushnell has announced.
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October 19, 2009
Amos B. Smith III, the William Warren Rhodes-Robert J. Thompson Professor of Chemistry, was recently awarded an honorary doctorate of science from Queen’s University Belfast in recognition of his distinguished contributions to the field of organic chemistry.
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October 13, 2009
Professor of Political Science Avery Goldstein has been named the inaugural David M. Knott Professor of Global Politics and International Relations. Associate director of the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics and a recipient of the Christian R. and Mary F.
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October 13, 2009
Dr. Samuel R. Freeman, a member of the philosophy department faculty, has been named the Avalon Professor in the Humanities. Dr. Freeman’s research interests include political and social philosophy, moral philosophy, philosophy of law, and history of ethics.
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