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

Emily Hannum Named Associate Dean for the Social Sciences

In this new role, Hannum will oversee the Departments of Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, History and Sociology of Science, Political Science, and Sociology, as well as several research centers.

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Dean’s Global Inquiries Fund Projects Announced

Dean Steven J. Fluharty established the fund to advance the School’s commitment to driving global change, a key priority in the Power of Penn Arts & Sciences fundraising campaign.

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Making a Difference in Diverse Communities Grants Announced

The initiative encourages faculty to explore innovative ways of applying their expertise.

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LPS to Launch New Bachelor’s Degree and Online Certificate Programs

New online bachelor’s degree and certificate programs at Penn Arts and Sciences’ College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) are giving adult students flexible options to pursue a college education and advance their professional skills.

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Lauren Sallan Honored by Alma Mater University of Chicago for Achievements in Paleobiology

With an impressive complement of achievements and contributions to her field,

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Psychology’s Thompson-Schill and Kahana Honored

Two Penn Arts and Sciences faculty members were recently honored with the Psychonomic Society Mid-Career Award, given for exceptional contributions to the field of experimental and cognitive psychology.

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