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July 21, 2017
Six Penn Arts and Sciences graduate students, alumni, and faculty have been named as 2017 fellowship recipients by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). The ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to scholars for excellence in research in the humanities and related social sciences.
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July 20, 2017
The University of Pennsylvania has been awarded a grant of $1.5 million over four years from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH). PPEH is a Penn Arts and Sciences initiative that combines scientific and humanistic inquiry to better address...
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July 14, 2017
The Fels Policy Research Initiative (FPRI) has announced nine working groups and conferences it will fund through the end of 2017. Each group will be awarded as much as $15,000 in support of its work.
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July 3, 2017
Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of Penn Arts and Sciences, is pleased to name Harold L. Dibble, professor of anthropology and curator-in-charge of European archaeology in the Penn Museum, the Francis E. Johnston Endowed Term Professor.  
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June 29, 2017
A collaboration between biologists and materials scientists at the University of Pennsylvania is yielding new insights into the wings of the “skipper butterfly” in the Costa Rican rainforest. What they learn could lead to technological advancements in systems ranging from power-efficient computer...
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June 28, 2017
The journey for Dominiqué Bynoe-Sullivan to become a teacher has been challenging, from her home in Brooklyn to a high school in Harlem to the University of Pennsylvania.
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June 27, 2017
Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, announces Sniegowski’s appointment:
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June 26, 2017
Penn Arts and Sciences faculty Robert Seyfarth and Sarah Tishkoff have been elected members of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for “their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
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June 21, 2017
Julia Bloch, director of Penn’s Creative Writing Program, has been chosen as a 2017 Pew Fellow. ​​​​​​​Bloch, a poet, says she plans to use the grant funding to finish two works in progress: a new book of poetry that deals with futurity and a memoir-inflected poetic work that draws on research she...
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June 20, 2017
Robert DeRubeis, Samuel H. Preston Term Professor in the Social Sciences and professor of psychology, has been named the 2017 James McKeen Cattell Fellow, a lifetime achievement award given by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Each year the association selects a fellow to honor for...
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