Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education authors an op-ed on how normal discourse while traveling often leads to research topics.
PHILADELPHIA – Four teachers in the University of Pennsylvania Law School have received 2010 teaching awards.
Matthew Adler, the Leon Meltzer Professor of Law, has been honored with the A. Leo Levin Award for Excellence in an Introductory Course. He has been honored twice with the Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching, and he has also received the University’s Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching.
PHILADELPHIA – Nine scholars from the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded American Council of Learned Societies fellowships and grants.
ACLS is a private, nonprofit federation of 70 national scholarly organizations. Its mission is "the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and the social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among the national societies devoted to such studies."
Penn fellows and grantees are:
PHILADELPHIA -- Charles Kane and Eugene Mele of the University of Pennsylvania are among five scientists awarded the 2010 Europhysics Prize of the European Physical Society Condensed Matter Division for the theoretical prediction and experimental observation of the quantum spin Hall effect and topological insulators.