School of Arts & Sciences

A Significant Help

March 28, 2011

Student Jennifer Kyker of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for developing a non-profit organization to help prevent the spread of AIDS in Zimbabwe.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

A Dream Still Deferred

March 26, 2011

Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts and Sciences shares his opinion about Detroit neighborhoods.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Julie McWilliams | juliemcwilliams@upenn.edu | 215-898-1422March 25, 2011

Two Penn Campus Renovation Projects Garner LEED Gold Designations

PHILADELPHIA -- Two recent renovations on the University of Pennsylvania campus have been certified LEED Gold this month by the U.S. Green Building Council: The School of Arts and Sciences’ Music Building at 202 S. 34th St., and Joe’s Café, a new eatery in the Wharton School’s Steinberg-Dietrich Hall.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 24, 2011

University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government Announces 2011 Public Policy Challenge Winners

PHILADELPHIA – Team Virtual Market Philly has won the Fels Institute of Government 2011 Public Policy Challenge. The annual student competition at the University of Pennsylvania brings graduate students from different disciplines together to devise practical solutions to public policy challenges facing Philadelphia.

Towards the 15-Minute Genome

March 10, 2011

Marija Drndic of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for leading a research on graphene nanopores.

Article Source: Economist
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 23, 2011
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460March 22, 2011

Lee Hamilton to Speak at University of Pennsylvania on U.S. Role in the World After Afghanistan and Iraq

WHO:             Lee Hamilton, co-chairman of the U.S. Energy Department’s Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future

WHERE:       Houston Hall, Hall of Flags, 3417 Spruce St., Philadelphia

WHEN:             2- 3 p.m. Friday, March 25  

In a Divided Egypt, the Military and Islamists Play for Political Advantage

March 18, 2011

Graduate student Eric Trager of the School of Arts and Sciences reports on the political division in Egypt.

Article Source: Atlantic

Redesigning Today’s Graduate Classroom

March 20, 2011

Peter Struck of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for helping direct the National Forum on the Future of Liberal Education.

Penn to Work on Increasing Faculty Diversity

March 21, 2011

Vice Provost of Faculty Lynn Hollen Lees of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses Penn’s efforts to make the faculty reflect the increasing diversity of the undergraduate population.

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer