University Communications Staff

Gina Bryan

Newsroom Coordinator

Penn Daily News Service, Penn in the News


WHO:             Irina Marinov                         Assistant Professor
WHO:             Daud Ali                       Associate Professor                       Department of South Asia Studies
WHO:             Dorothy Roberts                        Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor
A University of Pennsylvania professor has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award to fund collaborative research with specialist colleagues in Germany.
David Brownlee has been named a Fellow of the Society of Architectural Historians. Brownlee was inducted into the SAH at its 68th Annual International Conference Awards Ceremony in Chicago on April 16.
WHO:             Jamal Elias                       Professor, Department of Religious Studies
Philadelphians have a unique way of speaking that extends far beyond “youse,” “jawn” and “wit wiz or witout?” Drawing on 40 years of intensive research conducted at Penn on the Philadelphia accent, Professor Tamminga will play recordings of speech of typical Philadelphians, identifying the words and sounds that make “Philly speak” unique.
The University of Pennsylvania is among 240 institutions in the United States selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its 2015 Community Engagement Classification.
A team from the University of Pennsylvania has been named the winner of the fall 2014 Philadelphia Public Policy Case Competition hosted by the City of Philadelphia. The winning team, Elizabeth Farwell and Alounso Gilzene, are both students in Penn’s Graduate School of Education.