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May 1, 2014
Heather Andrea Williams has been named the sixth Presidential Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. Williams will be Presidential Professor and Professor of Africana Studies in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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April 30, 2014
David Christianson, Roy and Diana Vagelos Professor in Chemistry and Chemical Biology, and Daniel Mindiola, Presidential Term Professor of Chemistry, have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Chemistry. In addition, Professor of Chemistry Madeleine Joullié will receive an honorary degree...
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April 29, 2014
Class of 1965 Term Professor of Physics and Astronomy Charles Kane and Patricia M. Williams Term Professor of Biology Scott Poethig have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, considered to be one of the highest honors a U.S. scientist or engineer can receive. Members are chosen for...
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April 29, 2014
While Professor of Political Science Rudra Sil views the current crisis in the Ukraine as a terrible mess that all major powers have had a hand in creating, he is also frustrated by the simplified images and narratives being circulated by the American media of Russian politics and society.
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April 25, 2014
Fels Institute of Government Graduation CeremonyMay 18, 2014 1:30-3 p.m. Fels Courtyard, 3814 Walnut StreetThe Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell, CW'69, Federal Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, will speak.
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April 23, 2014
On April 1, the College of Liberal and Professional Studies (LPS) at the University of Pennsylvania officially opened applications for its newest master’s degree: the Master of Chemical Sciences. The program, the first of its kind in the Ivy League, offers current and aspiring professionals in the...
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April 22, 2014
Steven J. Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, and Dennis DeTurck, Dean of the College, have announced the recipients of the School’s 2014 teaching awards, to be presented on Thursday, May 1, at an awards reception that is open to the University community. The reception will take...
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April 22, 2014
Dean Steven J. Fluharty has announced the appointments of three faculty members to named chairs in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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April 18, 2014
Steven Fluharty, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, has announced the appointment of Rogers Smith as Associate Dean for the Social Sciences, effective July 1, 2014. In his new role, Smith will oversee the Departments of Anthropology, Criminology, Economics, History and Sociology of Science,...
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April 17, 2014
Ariel Koren, C’15, has been awarded a Harry S. Truman Scholarship, a merit-based award for college students who plan to pursue graduate or professional degrees to prepare for careers in government or public service. Her major is in East Asian Languages and Civilizations.
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