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Arts & Sciences News

College Graduate Mackenzie Fierceton Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Mackenzie Fierceton, C'20, has been awarded a 2021 Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford.

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Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw Named Class of 1940 Bicentennial Term Chair

Penn's Provost and Vice Provost for Faculty have announced the appointment of Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Associate Professor of History of Art., to the Class of 1940 Bicentennial Term Chair.

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Music Graduate Students Receive Awards at 2020 American Musicological Society Conference

Maria Ryan and Xintong (Bess) Liu were awarded fellowships for their research projects.

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Three Criminology Faculty Awarded

They were recognized by the 2020 Division of Experimental Criminology and Academy of Experimental Criminology Awards.

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Lynn Meskell Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

Meskell, a world-renowned archaeologist, is the Richard D. Green University Professor.

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Yoichiro Mori Named Calabi-Simons Professor

Yoichiro Mori, who recently joined Penn as Professor of Mathematics and Biology, has been appointed Calabi-Simons Professor in Mathematics and Biology.

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Grad Ben Talks

Each year, Penn Arts and Sciences presents 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 select winners in each of the four categories. There is also an Audience Choice Winner selected by online votes.