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November 1, 2008
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the School of Arts and Sciences a grant of $6 million to support graduate education in the humanities. This endowment gift will significantly enhance financial aid for SAS graduate students in the humanities through fellowships as well as a new award...
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August 1, 2008
Assistant Professor of Biology Michael A. Lampson is among the 15 scientists named Searle Scholars in 2008. The Searle Scholars Program makes grants to selected universities and research centers to support the independent research of exceptional young faculty in the biomedical sciences and...
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April 1, 2007
The Pew Charitable Trusts has awarded a four-year grant of $2 million to support graduate students in economics, English, history, political science and sociology. The grant will expand the School’s Presidential Prize Fellowships Program, which supports Ph.D. students in the humanities and social...
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May 1, 2006
Dr. Eric Meggers, assistant professor of chemistry, has been selected to receive the 2006 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. Dr. Meggers' laboratory group works on novel chemical tools for the manipulation of biological processes and biological tools for the creation of molecules and materials...
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April 1, 2005
History and sociology professor Thomas J. Sugrue, who recently received a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation for a history of the struggle for civil rights in the American North in the 20th century, has been awarded a...
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August 1, 2004
Twelve College undergraduates are studying firsthand the dynamics of Penn’s arts and cultural organizations as part of a new summer research institute for students in the humanities and social sciences.
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