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February 23, 2015
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Zahra Fakhraai has received a Sloan Research Fellowship. Since 1955, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has granted yearly fellowships to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as the next generation of scientific leaders.
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February 20, 2015
Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor Emeritus of American History Richard S. Dunn is one of four finalists for the 2015 George Washington Book Prize. One of the nation’s largest and most prestigious literary awards, the $50,000 prize recognizes the best new books on early American history.
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February 19, 2015
Penn Arts and Sciences has named 20 students from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Liberal and Professional Studies, and the Graduate Division as 2015 Dean’s Scholars. This honor is presented annually to students who exhibit exceptional academic performance and intellectual promise.
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February 12, 2015
Two College of Arts and Sciences students have received Thouron Awards to pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom. The scholarship recipients are:
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February 11, 2015
The University of York in England has awarded an honorary degree to Adrian Raine, Richard Perry University Professor of Criminology and Psychiatry. Raine is a world-renowned expert in the neurobiological causes of antisocial and violent behavior in children and adults, as well as the potential for...
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February 5, 2015
A new $5 million gift from Robert and Penny Fox to the Fox Leadership Program at the University of Pennsylvania will create Fox Leadership International, adding a global dimension to all of the program’s initiatives.
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February 5, 2015
David Brainard, RRL Professor of Psychology in Penn Arts and Sciences and director of the Vision Research Center and the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science at the University of Pennsylvania, has received a $300,000 Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Stein Innovation Award.
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February 3, 2015
Dean Steven Fluharty is pleased to announce the appointment of three endowed term professors in the School of Arts and Sciences.
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February 3, 2015
A $7 million gift from Penn Arts and Sciences Overseer Michael J. Price, W’79, and his wife, Vikki, will establish the Price Lab for the Digital Humanities.
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February 1, 2015
The first goal for most aspiring scientists and engineers is developing a research path—not creating a proposal to pitch to a room full of people. That’s where the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER) differs. The dual-degree program, founded through the generosity of Trustee...
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