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

Nathans Named Alan Charles Kors Term Associate Professor of History

Benjamin Nathans, Associate Professor of History, has been named Alan Charles Kors Term Associate Professor of History.

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Yang Receives Award for Outstanding Article

Guobin Yang, Professor of Sociology and Grace Lee Boggs Professor of Communication, received an Outstanding Article award from the 2019 Annual Convention of the Chinese Association for History of Journalism and Communication.

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Crawford Named Kahn Professor for Faculty Excellence

Margo Natalie Crawford, Professor of English and Director of the Center for Africana Studies, has been appointed Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor for Faculty Excellence.

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Euben, Plotkin Named Annenberg Professors

Roxanne L. Euben, Professor of Political Science, has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences, and Joshua B. Plotkin, Professor of Biology, has been appointed Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Natural Sciences.

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Cobb and Kahana Named Kahn Term Professors

Paul M. Cobb, Professor and Chair of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, and Michael J. Kahana, Professor of Psychology, have been named Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professors.

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Neil Tomson Awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program Award

Neil Tomson, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has been awarded a National Sc

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