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’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies Launches Online Bachelor’s Degree

Beginning in the fall of 2019, the Penn LPS Online platform will offer a fully-accredited, online education from Penn for working adults and other non-traditional students.

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Nancy Hirschmann Named Stanley I. Sheerr Term Professor in the Social Sciences

Hirschmann is a scholar of the history of political thought, analytical philosophy, and feminist theory.

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University of Pennsylvania Receives $2 Million from Marc J. Leder for Behavior Change for Good Initiative

The Behavior Change for Good Initiative (BCFG) unites scientists in the social sciences, medicine, computer science, and neuroscience.

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Neil C. Tomson Receives National Institutes of Health Grant

The grant provides $1.6 million of support over five years.

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New Arts and Sciences Faculty Announced

The School of Arts and Sciences welcomed 22 new standing faculty members for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Shlomo Benartzi Named Distinguished Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s Behavior Change for Good Initiative

Benartzi is a professor and co-founder of the Behavioral Decision-Making Group at the Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles.

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