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April 25, 2016
Inspired by urban river projects that have revitalized the cities of Los Angeles and New York, the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH) is collaborating on a project with Bartram’s Garden and River Corps to increase access to the Lower Schuylkill River, helping more people connect to the...
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April 22, 2016
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to name two faculty members in the Department of Physics and Astronomy to endowed chairs in Penn Arts and Sciences.
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April 21, 2016
Support from the National Science Foundation is allowing Jane Willenbring, assistant professor of earth and environmental science, to connect community gardening and the study of metal properties in soil.
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April 20, 2016
Penn Arts and Sciences' Diana Mutz, Samuel A. Stouffer Chair in Political Science and Communication; Timothy Rommen, professor of music and Africana studies; and Joseph Subotnik, associate professor of chemistry, have won 2016 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships.
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April 19, 2016
Bethany Wiggin, associate professor of Germanic languages and literatures and the founding director of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities, is among the first recipients of a Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship from the Whiting Foundation.
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April 15, 2016
Amy Gutmann and Steven Fluharty cut the ribbon dedicating the new Stephen A. Levin Building. Photo by Lisa J. Godfrey.
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April 15, 2016
A forthcoming book from a Penn Arts and Sciences professor will showcase how the formal separation of church and state moved slavery to the political sphere, but defenders of slavery argued that religious critiques of slavery violated that separation. 
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April 14, 2016
Penn's Sociology Department recently hosted “Social Interaction and Theory: A Conference in Honor of Professor Randall Collins.” Collins, who is retiring, is the Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor of Sociology and a renowned expert on the sociology of philosophies and intellectuals, social and...
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April 13, 2016
What's the carbon footprint of your smartphone? Rahul Mukherjee’s “Environmental Media” class looks at how different types of data-driven activities affect the earth’s geology and ecosystems. It also explores the media’s depiction of environmental issues and controversies involving media...
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April 7, 2016
This past February the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, together with the Perry World House, hosted Russian American Relations in Historical Perspective: A Symposium.
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