School of Arts & Sciences

Video: Nepal Struggles with Quake Response

April 29, 2015

CASI Spring Visiting Fellow Prashant Jha is interviewed about the Nepal earthquake.


Article Source: CNN
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 4, 2015

Penn Professor Grant Frame Translates Royal Inscriptions of Neo-Assyrian Period

A love of murder mysteries that he picked up from his mother helped Grant Frame become adept at reading and comprehending the ancient language of Akkadian to translate the royal inscriptions of reigning Neo-Assyrian kings.

Riots Are Destructive, Dangerous, and Scary – but Can Lead to Serious Social Reforms

April 30, 2015

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences says, “There’s a long memory of historical injustice – going back to

Article Source: Vox.com

Penn Senior Wins $100K to Build Clinic and School in His Ghana Village

April 30, 2015

Senior Shadrack Frimpong of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured as one of the 2015 recipients of a President’s Engagement Prize and for his plans to open a community clinic a

Article Source: USA Today

Study: Far Fewer New Teachers Are Leaving the Profession Than Previously Thought

April 30, 2015

Richard Ingersoll of the Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts & Sciences comments on his previous es

Article Source: Washington Post

University, Research Center Team Up to Take on Hepatitis B

April 30, 2015

The College of Liberal and Professional Studies in the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for partnering with the Baruch S.

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Media Contact:Sarah Larson | sarah@furiarubel.com | 215-340-0480April 29, 2015

University of Pennsylvania’s Master of Chemical Sciences Program Partners with Baruch S. Blumberg Institute

Partnership offers research and work experience to Penn graduate students

Introducing GSOFT

April 24, 2015

Randall Kamien of the School of Arts & Sciences wrote about establishing a new sub-field of physics, soft matter, w

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Media Contact:Gina Bryan | bryangm@upenn.edu | 215-898-8721April 27, 2015

Penn Prof David Brownlee Inducted Into Society of Architectural Historians

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.

Video: Understanding America’s Legacy of Slavery

April 26, 2015

Salamishah Tillet and Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts &a