Graduate Division

Grad Ben Talks

Recently, Penn Arts and Sciences presented the 2018 Grad Ben Talks: an afternoon of TED Talk-style presentations by graduate students representing the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Professional Master’s programs. Judges selected winners in each of the four categories. There was also an Audience Choice Winner selected by online votes.

Arts & Sciences News

Penn Ph.D. Student Named Director of U.S. Muslim-Jewish Relations by American Jewish Committee

Ari Gordon, a graduate student in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Penn Arts and Sciences, has been named Director of U.S. Muslim-Jewish Relations for American Jewish Committee (AJC).

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Spencer Named Robert S. Blank Presidential Professor

Quayshawn Spencer, Associate Professor of Philosophy, has been named the Robert S. Blank Presidential Associate Professor of Philosophy.

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State Department Awards Penn Team $2 Million to Preserve Cultural Heritage in Northern Iraq

The two-phase, three-year project aims to revitalize the city of Mosul and its culture.

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The Nanotopography of an Atomic World

Physicists in the School of Arts and Sciences offer insights into the structure of atomically thin materials using nanoscale images of 2D membranes.

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Marking the Winter Solstice, from Neolithic Times to Today

In cultures the world over, the promise of longer days has provided reason to celebrate for millennia, according to Penn Arts and Sciences scholars.

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Electric Bond

Behind the discovery of a new class of electronic materials is a 20-year collaboration between two Penn Arts and Sciences physicists, winners of the 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.

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