Tim Powell, Awarded an NEH Preservation and Access Grant, $300K

Tim Powell was awarded an NEH Preservation and Access grant ($300K) to serve as the project director overseeing the creation of a new digital guide to the Native American collections at the American Philosophical Society library.

Congratulations Tim! 

Religious Studies Adjunct Associate Professor Jay Treat Wins Penn Staff Award!

Jay C. Treat recently won the "silver" award in the School of Arts and Sciences Staff Incentive Program.

Undergraduate Jessie Sun Publishes Article in Major Scholarly Journal in Buddhist Studies

Jessie Sun, a visiting student from New Zealand and based at the University of Melbourne (now) wrote  term paper in Penn's Religious Studies course "Introduction to Buddhism." A major scholarly journal in the field published it. You can access it here.

Welcome Prof. Weitzman!

Prof. Steven Weitzman joins our department as Abraham M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures, and he is also the new Ella Darivoff Director of the Katz Center of Advanced Judaic Studies.

RELS Major James An featured in PennNews

"What started out as a summer volunteer project and a journey to Thailand to learn about Buddhism may lead to a career choice for University of Pennsylvania student James An." [Read more