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Michael Jones-Correa Appointed as 11th Presidential Professor
PennImpact2020 | Tue, 08/29/2017
Michael Jones-Correa has been appointed the 11th Presidential Professor of Political Science.
Q&A with Heather Love
Penn Current | Tue, 08/29/2017
Q&A with Heather K. Love, the R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor in the Department of English in the School of Arts & Sciences, discuss Queer studies, the definition of queer, disability studies, growing up in the South, gay marriage, and Penn’s “Year of Sex.”
Shirley Tang - Penn’s Center for Minority Serving Institutions Research Fellow
Penn Graduate School of Education | Fri, 08/18/2017
As the 2015-16 Research Fellow, Shirley Tang's research project, “Digital Storytelling in Asian American Studies at an AANAPISI Research University,” will explore a generation of Asian American students who have turned to media technologies and created an archive of audiovisual products that reveal to the campus and the community new dimensions of Asian American student experiences.
President Gutmann’s Statement Regarding the Demonstration in Charlottesville
Penn News | Sun, 08/13/2017
Statement from Penn President Amy Gutmann regarding the demonstration in Charlottesville.
M. Grace Calhoun Named Division I FCS Administrator Of The Year
Penn Athletics | Wed, 08/09/2017
M. Grace Calhoun has been named the Division 1 FCS Administrator of the Year by the Women Leaders in College Sports. As the University’s director of athletics since 2014, Calhoun has overseen 13 Ivy League team championships. She called the honor “truly humbling.”
Dorothy Roberts Interview on Women’s Health | Fri, 08/04/2017
PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts joined WNYC Radio’s “On the Media” to discuss where she feels a pro-choice position can be problematic. “Choice implies that the market is fair, ignoring the social inequalities that continue to shape many people’s lives,” she said.
Morocco Embraces Multilingualism
Pulitzer Center | Fri, 08/04/2017
As a Pulitzer Center student fellow, Ph.D. candidate Gareth Smail of the Graduate School of Education reported from rural Morocco on that country’s new language initiatives to bolster an education system “widely seen as inferior to that of past generations.” Secondary math and science currently taught in Arabic will be taught in both French and English.
Penn Law Student Adam Neuman’s Op-Ed
Baltimore Sun | Mon, 07/31/2017
My summer at Morgan State University, Penn Law student Adam Neuman's Op-Ed in The Baltimore Sun.
Penn’s 2017 SUMR Scholars Tour The Morris Arboretum
Penn LDI | Fri, 07/28/2017
The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics' Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program (SUMR) scholars took a break from their mentored research projects for a Sunday tour of the University of Pennsylvania's Morris Arboretum.
Presidential Term Profs Increase Faculty Diversity and Eminence
Penn Current | Thu, 05/11/2017
Eleven exceptional scholars make up Penn’s Presidential Term Professorships, who contribute to faculty eminence across all University disciplines.