Butler co-directs the project with scholars from Princeton University and Washington University in St. Louis.
Yixi (Cecilia) Wang, C’20, W’20, and Annie Sun, C’19, have received the Schwarzman Scholarship, which funds a one-year master’s degree in global affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
An expert panel discussed the unprecedented challenges faced by election officials around the country due to both the global pandemic and misinformation cast on the legitimacy and security of mail-in ballots.
James Primosch, Dr. Robert Weiss Professor of Music, composed the music for Catharge, recorded by The Crossing and nominated for Best Choral Performance.
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde, Professor and Graduate Chair of Economics, and Dirk Krueger, Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics, have been elected fellows of the Econometric Society.
Renata Holod, professor emerita of history of art and curator of the Near East section of the Penn Museum, is the recipient of the 2020 Mentoring Award from the Middle East Studies Association (MESA). The MESA Mentoring Award was established in 1995 and first given at MESA’s 1996 annual meeting. The award recognizes exceptional contributions retired faculty have made to the education and training of others.
Penn's Provost and Vice Provost for Faculty have announced the appointment of Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Associate Professor of History of Art., to the Class of 1940 Bicentennial Term Chair.
Joseph Subotnik, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).
The Katifori group's research seeks to uncover the physical principles behind the function and development of complex biological flow systems.
Amy Offner, Assistant Professor of History, has been awarded the inaugural Michael H. Hunt Prize in International History by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.
Melissa E. Sanchez of Penn Arts & Sciences and Corrine Low of Wharton lead the Upper West Side Open Hearts Initiative.
Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Mitchell J. Blutt and Margo Krody Blutt Presidential Assistant Professor of Biology, has been named a member of the 2020 class of Award in Pain Scholars.
The option is designed to prepare multi-disciplinary veterinarians to assume leadership roles within the environmental and public health sectors.
Philosophy's Scott Weinstein Receives the 2020 Association for Computational Linguistics Test-of-Time Award
Each year, the ACL Test-of-Time awards recognize up to four papers for their lasting impact on the computational linguistics field.
In addition to honoring scholars who work against discrimination against women in anthropology, this award celebrates feminist scholars working to raise awareness of discrimination in anthropology on the grounds of gender presentation of any kind.