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Penn’s Barbara Savage Named Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at Oxford University
April 24, 2017
Barbara D. Savage of the University of Pennsylvania has been chosen as the Harmsworth Visiting Professor of American History at the University of Oxford for the 2018-19 academic year. 
Two From Penn Awarded Soros Fellowships
April 20, 2017
Ivan Kuznetsov, an M.D./Ph.D.
Penn Libraries on Manuscript Team that Won a "Digging into Data" Challenge Grant
April 20, 2017
The Penn Libraries is pleased to announce that a team of humanities scholars and information scientists that includes Lynn Ransom, curator of programs at the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies, has been awarded a 2017 Digging into Data Challenge grant funded by the Trans-Atlantic Platform for the Social Sciences and Humanities.
Three Penn Professors Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 13, 2017
Three University of Pennsylvania professors have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences:  Beverly Davidson of the Perelman School of Medicine, Samuel Freeman of Law School and School of Arts & Sciences and Pamela Grossman, dean of the Graduate School of Education.                          
Penn Flutes Performs on Campus and in Community
April 12, 2017
The unlikely sound of flutes filled the rotunda of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology on a recent Friday, drawing visitors to the live concert by Penn students. 
From Humble Beginnings, Women of Color at Penn Marks 30th Anniversary
April 11, 2017
It started with lunch. On a spring day in 1988, a small group of women of color on faculty and staff at the University of Pennsylvania met for lunch at the Penn Tower Hotel. They were hosted by Marcia Rafig, the hotel’s general manager, one of the few women of color in high level hotel management positions in the country. It was the first-ever Women of Color Day.
Four Penn Professors Honored With 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships
April 10, 2017
University of Pennsylvania professors Robert Aronowitz, Rita Copeland, Daniel J. Mindiola and Daniel K. Richter have been awarded 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships.
What Makes Creative People Creative? Penn Psychologists Seek an Answer
April 10, 2017
Through 11 retreats, Arts & Sciences’ Scott Barry Kaufman, Martin Seligman and an Imagination Institute team seek to answer one question: What makes creative people tick?
Penn Program in Environmental Humanities Competition Winners Presented at Bartram’s Garden
April 10, 2017
This spring, several art and design installations will extend from Bartram's Garden Community Boathouse. Moored to the banks, and addressing the shoreline, they aim to influence the surrounding area.
Penn Vet Library Exhibit Explores the Human-Animal Connection Through Art
April 10, 2017
The latest exhibit from Eleanor Hubbard, an artist and University of Pennsylvania alumna, “Natural Selection: Lost Cat, Found Ox and Other Inspiring Bonds,” is on display in the School of Veterinary Medicine’s Steven W. Atwood Library through May 16.