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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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April 17, 2014
Cosmologists have established that much of the stuff of the universe is made of dark matter, a mysterious, invisible substance not directly detectable but which exerts a gravitational pull on surrounding objects.
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April 16, 2014
Kelly Family Professor of English Al Filreis is one of the first 14 individuals inducted into the Minerva Academy, an honorary institution dedicated to promoting and rewarding extraordinary advancements and innovation in higher education around the world.
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April 14, 2014
On Friday, April 18, Cinema Studies will host Film Diplomacy in the Digital Age. The symposium brings together scholars, filmmakers, and government officials to discuss how film and digital media are used by governments, NGOs, and grassroots movements to bring about social change.
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April 10, 2014
New research by Andrew Stokes, a doctoral student in demography and sociology in Penn Arts and Sciences, suggests that many obesity studies substantially underestimate the mortality risks associated with excess weight in the United States.
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