Patrick McGovern of the School of Arts and Sciences and Penn Museum is cited for finding the earliest evidence of grape wine.
School of Arts & Sciences
PHILADELPHIA – Six faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Penn Fellows for 2011.
The announcement was made by Vincent Price, Penn provost, and Lynn Hollen Lees, vice provost for faculty.
• Vijay Balasubramanian, Merriam Term Associate Professor of Physics in the School of Arts and Sciences and a theoretical physicist who specializes in string theory, black holes, quantum gravity and applications of neuroscience.
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a version of “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” that replaces a racial slur with “slave.”
PHILADELPHIA — “Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Jan. 22.
Featuring 30 prints, drawings, photographs and paintings, this traveling exhibition organized by the Smith College Museum of Art offers a glimpse into the post-Cultural Revolution era in China, following Mao Zedong’s death. It was the time when Chinese artists began to shrug off the restrictions established under Maoist Communism (1949-1979) and reclaim their individuality.
Rogers Smith of the School of Arts and Sciences contributes an op-ed about immigration proposals.
John Dilulio of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited for his contribution to the “Right On Crime” Initiative.
Richard Beeman of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on significance of Congress’ recitation of the Constitution on the House floor.