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Two Penn Professors, Three Doctoral Students Awarded American Council of Learned Societies 2015 Fellowships
May 6, 2015
The American Council of Learned Societies has awarded 2015 ACLS Fellowships to two University of Pennsylvania faculty members and 2015 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships to three Penn doctoral students. The ACLS Fellowship program provides funds to scholars in the humanities and social sciences to allow them to devote themselves full time to research and to write a major piece of scholarship.
W. P. Carey Foundation endows Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program at Penn Law and Wharton
March 5, 2015
In recognition of a $10 million endowment from the W. P. Carey Foundation, the JD/MBA program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania will be renamed the Francis J. & Wm. Polk Carey JD/MBA Program.
Theodore Ruger Named Dean of Penn Law School
February 17, 2015
Theodore Ruger has been named dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, effective July 1. Ruger has served as a member of the faculty for more than a decade and the school’s deputy dean since 2013.  The announcement was made today by Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price.
Field Center at Penn Addresses America’s ‘Throwaway Children’ Through History
January 23, 2015
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host a community symposium in conjunction with One Book, One Philadelphia, Monday, Feb. 9, at 8:30 a.m.
Penn PIK Professor Dorothy Roberts to Receive APA’s 2015 Fuller Award
January 23, 2015
The American Psychiatric Association has named University of Pennsylvania professor Dorothy Roberts recipient of the 2015 Solomon Carter Fuller Award in recognition of her demonstrated leadership and exceptional achievements. The award honors “a Black citizen who has pioneered in an area which has significantly benefitted the quality of life for Black people.”
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Open Doors for Penn Students
January 16, 2015
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, the FLAS program offers undergraduate and graduate-level academic year and summer fellowships to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled full time and who want to study a modern African, Middle Eastern or South Asian language as part of their academic life.
Researchers at Penn Explore Impact of Race, Poverty and Change in America
December 3, 2014
The University of Pennsylvania will host “Race, Poverty and Change in America: The Persistent Dilemmas of Equity and Equality” Dec. 4-5 in the Fitts Auditorium of Penn’s Law School, 3400 Chestnut St.
Penn’s Field Center to Host Annual Field of Dreams Luncheon
October 14, 2014
The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice & Research at the University of Pennsylvania will host its fourth annual Field of Dreams Luncheon, Friday, Oct. 24, at the College of Physicians, 19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia.
Child Abuse Charges and Adrian Peterson
September 16, 2014
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability. Expert:Debra Schilling Wolfe