Graduate Division

Spring 2020 Dissertation Defense and Deposit Instructions
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

Martine Haas Appointed Lauder Professor

Haas is also the Anthony L. Davis Director of the Lauder Institute.

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Schelter Receives Chemistry Award for Impact

Eric J. Schelter, Professor of Chemistry, has won the Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated creativity and impact in the field of inorganic chemistry.

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López Named Edwin B. and Leonore R. Williams Professor of Romance Languages

Ignacio Javier López, Professor and Chair of Romance Languages, has been appointed Edwin B. and Leonore R. Williams Professor of Romance Languages.

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Linker Named Samuel H. Preston Endowed Term Associate Professor in the Social Sciences

Beth Linker, Associate Professor of History and Sociology of Science, has been appointed the Samuel H. Preston Endowed Term Associate Professor in the Social Sciences.

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Positive Psychology Center Receives NEA Grant

It has been named a National Endowment for the Arts Research Lab.

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Duckworth Named a Public Influencer by Education Week

Angela Duckworth, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was included in the top 10 of Education Week’s 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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