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Perry World House Grand Opening & A View of the World Through the Art at Perry World House

Richard Perry (at podium) during the ribbon cutting, describing the significance of the art collection in Perry World House, which officially opened last week. See here for a glimpse of the art. Photograph by Marguerite F. Miller.
MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant: Mary Reid Kelley
Mary Reid Kelley, a senior critic in Penn’s master of fine arts program in the School of Design, has been selected as a 2016 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. Mac-Arthur Foundation. Ms. Kelley uses a mixture of painting, poetry and performance to depict historical moments through characters that embody ideas from various time periods. From a soldier in World War I to a French prostitute in Paris during the revolution, her works explore dilemmas within mortality, sex and estrangement.

Penn’s $2.5 Million NIH Grant for New Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Center
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health has awarded Sarah E. Millar, the Albert M. Kligman Professor and Vice-Chair for Basic Research in the department of dermatology, and George Cotsarelis, the Milton Bixler Hartzell Professor and Chair of Dermatology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, a $2.5 million, five-year grant to establish the Penn Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Center (SBDRC).
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Research Roundup


Adobe PDFOF RECORD: David L. Cohen, Chair, and Trustee Response to Fossil Free Penn Proposal


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Adobe PDFA View of the World Through the Art at Perry World House


On the main stairway is a large-scale acrylic on canvas painting, 84” x 72” (left) by “a wonderful British painter” Michael Craig Martin who, as explained by Mr. Perry during his remarks at the ribbon-cutting, pays homage to some of art history’s greatest moments, the piece, Common History (Totem), 1999 which alludes to Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain urinal, Jasper John’s Ballantine Ale Cans, and the pipe from René Magritte’s Treachery of Images (which includes the phrase “This is not a pipe”).


Issue Highlights: September 27, 2016

Death: Katherine Weiss Pollak, Former CGS Vice Dean

Correction: Norman Adler Obituary

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Actions

Trustees Coverage

Register by September 30 for 25 Year Club Annual Celebration

Consultative Review Committee on the Reappointment of J. Larry Jameson as Executive Vice President of the University for the Health System and Dean of the Perelman School of Medicine

Penn’s Way Campaign & Penn’s Way 2017 Raffle Prizes Week 1

Contemporary Turkish Film Festival: Window into Life, Culture in Turkey at the Penn Museum

Ladies Sing the Blues

Penn Family Day: October 8

PHOS Host First-Time Home Buyers 101

‘Sprinklers Save Lives’ Event

The Blues

Thinking About Retirement?

Third Annual Learning with MOOCs Conference: Being and Learning in the Digital Age


More than 30 designer scarecrows will line the Scarecrow Walk from October 1-23 at Morris Arboretum. This year’s theme is “Sense of Adventure” portrayed above with Max & The Wild Things. See Special Events.


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