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

Charles Kane and Eugene Mele Honored With John Scott Award

Since 1822, the award has been given annually to recognize innovation in science.

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Grad Ben Talks 2020

The annual program is seeking submissions from doctoral and master's students.

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Hanchard Named Kuemmerle Professor of Africana Studies

Michael Hanchard, Professor and Chair of Africana Studies, has been named Gustave C. Kuemmerle Professor of Africana Studies.

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Sanchez Named Regan Professor of English

Melissa E. Sanchez, Professor of English, has been appointed Donald T. Regan Professor of English.

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A Lab to Grow Grit

Grit Lab is a first-of-its-kind undergraduate course that will apply cutting-edge scientific knowledge on fostering passion and perseverance.

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Economics Professors Receive National Science Foundation Grants

Several economics professors were awarded grants this year from the National Science Foundation, which funds research and education in science and engineering.

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