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May 17, 2017
In a huge study of female rhesus macaques, a team of researchers led by Michael Platt found those with many close female relatives have a higher life expectancy.However, the effect fades with age, suggesting older females learn how to “navigate the social landscape” and have less need for social...
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May 9, 2017
College of Arts and SciencesCeremony: Sunday, May 14, 6:30 p.m., Franklin FieldClass of 2017 Speaker: Ivan Sandoval, C’17
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May 5, 2017
Two faculty members from Penn Arts and Sciences have been elected members of the National Academy of Sciences for “their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
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May 4, 2017
A new Penn Arts and Sciences initiative is awarding grants to faculty to encourage the collective investigation of global topics across the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Dean Steven J. Fluharty recently announced the first round of projects to be funded through this program,...
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May 3, 2017
Seventeen Penn Arts and Sciences students and alumni have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Awards and Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards for 2017-18. The Fulbright Program, which operates in more than 160 countries, is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by...
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May 3, 2017
The University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Museum of Art have been jointly awarded $500,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund an ongoing collaboration over the next three years that provides Penn graduate students in art history with an opportunity to extend their study beyond...
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April 28, 2017
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to name Nancy Bentley the Donald T. Regan Professor of English in Penn Arts and Sciences.
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April 28, 2017
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to name José-Víctor Ríos-Rull the Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics in Penn Arts and Sciences.
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April 27, 2017
Diana Mutz, Samuel A. Stouffer Professor of Political Science and Communication, has been selected to receive a 2017 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Along with 34 others, Mutz, who holds dual appointments in Penn Arts and Sciences and the Annenberg School for...
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April 25, 2017
Dean Steven J. Fluharty is pleased to name Hanming Fang the Class of 1965 Term Professor of Economics in Penn Arts and Sciences.
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