The fund will provide financial support for instruction and curriculum development, with a focus on Arabic pedagogy in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.
The Sachs Program 2022 Grant Awards support practitioners and projects that span creative practices including creative writing, music, film, photography, exhibitions, performance, artists books and zines.
Trauner, one of the world’s most innovative interdisciplinary chemists, will be the George A. Weiss University Professor, with joint appointments in Penn Arts & Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine.
Dorothy Roberts of Sociology, Africana Studies, and the Law School; and Nicholas Sambanis of Political Science were honored for their “accomplishments and leadership in academia, the arts, industry, public policy, and research.”
Weesner is an internationally-renowned composer and the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships, including the Virgil Thomson Award for Vocal Music.
Penn Interim President Wendell Pritchett has announced the recipients of the 2022 President’s Engagement, Innovation, and Sustainability Prizes, including seven students from the College of Arts & Sciences. Awarded annually, the Prizes empower Penn students to design and undertake post-graduation projects that make a positive, lasting difference in the world. Each winning project will receive $100,000, as well as a $50,000 living stipend per team member.
Velocci, a postdoctoral fellow in History and Sociology of Science, received the John D’Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award from the Organization of American Historians.
Amna Nawaz, C’01, Chief Correspondent and Primary Substitute Anchor for PBS NewsHour, and Oliver Kaplan, C’22, will speak at this year’s College graduation ceremony.
The proposal by (Sukie) Xiuqi Yang and Kai Feng seeks to explore the impact of climate change on children’s educational outcomes across 53 countries.
Bhattacharya is a fiction and nonfiction writer whose short stories and essays have appeared in Ploughshares, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and National Geographic.
Perez was selected as one of the 16 fellows from more than 700 applicants who were chosen based on their demonstrated leadership and communication skills and their commitment to agitating for positive social change.
Five College seniors and four recent College alumni have each received a 2022 Thouron Award to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.
The Phi Beta Kappa Society each year selects top scholars in the liberal arts and sciences to visit universities and colleges, contributing to the intellectual life of the institutions.
"The School of Arts and Sciences strongly condemns the Russian incursion, which violates not only international law but all moral and political norms of international behavior."
Penn Receives Momentous Gift to Support Korean Studies, Neurovascular Surgery, and the Wharton School
The University of Pennsylvania today announced a $25 million gift from James Joo-Jin Kim and Agnes Kim, and the James and Agnes Kim Family Foundation, supporting a range of initiatives at Penn. The largest portion of the multifaceted commitment will create the James Joo-Jin Kim Center for Korean Studies at Penn Arts & Sciences.
Freeman, one of the world’s leading scholars of urban housing and gentrification, is the James W. Effron University Professor, with joint appointments in Penn Arts & Sciences and the Stuart Weitzman School of Design.
The Committee on Use of Race, Ethnicity, and Ancestry as Population Descriptors in Genomics Research is expected to issue a special report.
Bernstein, Reese W. Flower Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, has been named a fellow by the American Astronomical Society (AAS).
The Peters-Whitaker Family President’s Men and Women of Pennsylvania Challenge Fund supports scholarships for College students.
The ruling recognizes a right for individuals to leave their faith and to not be forced into religious arbitration after they have left.
Statement from Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
The roots of injustice, racism, and violence directed against the Asian American and Pacific Islander Desi American (AAPIDA) community are deep, and their effects are painful.
An international team led by Tishkoff, David and Lyn Silfen University Professor, has been awarded $2.7 million from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
With the construction of a new Physical Sciences Building and updates to the David Rittenhouse Laboratory, Penn will create a modernized physical sciences quadrant that integrates state-of-the-art research in physics, mathematics, chemistry, and engineering.
He is a scholar of late-18th- and 19th-century German cultural studies, the history of the book and periodicals, literature and visual media, Black studies, and environmental humanities.